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I think you've missed it, but we're all on about the card frying itself. Whose gonna buy one when it can fry on it's own on boot up? Thus you can stop the fanboy for now.
You run the risk of frying any card by any manufacturer if you overvolt
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You run the risk of frying any card by any manufacturer if you overvolt
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I think you've missed it, but we're all on about the card frying itself. Whose gonna buy one when it can fry on it's own on boot up? Thus you can stop the fanboy for now.
See the bold part.
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I would still grab the 590 over the 6990
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Definitely saw this one coming.
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See the bold part.
It doesnt matter if it was on bootup when it was overvolted beyond its specs x.x; It's the risk you run.
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You run the risk of frying any card by any manufacturer if you overvolt
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It doesnt matter if it was on bootup when it was overvolted beyond its specs x.x; It's the risk you run.
How can you possibly try to defend this???

This is the Nvidia flagship card, it should have A1 components.

Failures like this are inexcusable, period.
This is supposed to be an ultra enthusiasts card, sorry but it's not.

An enthusiast card that can't take a 125mv increase is a joke.
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The 6990 wins in raw performance so it seems.
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i'll wait for 6990 to lower their price
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post #389 of 458
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Even that isnt a viable option.

http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/9291...led-570-a.html

Unless, non reference of course.
570's are just fine. If they fried their card its their own damn fault for taking it too far past factory specs.
post #390 of 458
So the card can annihilate itself under several circumstances some dealing with straight up OC, and associated voltage.

hardware.fr Translated from french...
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A bug makes it possible to install Windows automatic pilot a precedent that does not support the GTX 590 and OCP generally does not activate. A heavy load test has exploded consumption ... and the card. Before installing a GeForce GTX 590 we advise you to ensure that any former driver has been removed. Obviously it is not advisable to use drivers other than the versions that officially support the GeForce GTX 590!
So this is saying that stock, if you screw up and don't get the driver's installed correctly, OCP might not get installed and you may fry your card right out the gate...lovely
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