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Definitely not the VRMs that are the problem.
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Usually newer drivers bring performance INCREASES.
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post #13 of 224
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So is it pretty much safe to say that they have reached the limits of the power draw for dual GPU cards in a single slot? With Nvidia and ATI both doing a lot to keep people from increasing voltages I wonder if they are really just dancing around a potential problem that could see motherboards get cooked trying to OC these dual GPU cards?
I know these cards each have their own limiting components but maybe there is something much larger going on? At this point Single GPU and SLI/Crossfire seems like a no brainer over dual GPU cards.
No way. Just look at ASUS's 5870 X2.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121388
post #14 of 224
MSI, I beg of thee: PLEASE bling out a 590 with VRM's, slap an H20 block on it and dub it Lightning.

(or how about something new...TwinFrozr IV)
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MSI, I beg of thee: PLEASE bling out a 590 with VRM's, slap an H20 cooler on it and dub it Lightning.
I'm just hopping MSI really has a GTX 590 that can run 840Mhz stable
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Thats not the problem its the fact the 590s are dieing when you raise voltage i havet heard of any 6990s dieing from increasing its volts.
Well ATI did state that they would not be covering warranties for cards that have had voltage increases even though some of their partners will, seems a bit like a OWN RISK sort of policy. It just seems odd to me that the highest end enthusiast cards have such limitations, crappy components really doesn't explain it enough for me, it's as if there is a reason they chose crappy components vs good ones.
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post #17 of 224
The way their other Lightnings run, I'm sure they can.

(I can see it now: 3 8-pins and minimum 750W recommended psu)
post #18 of 224
To nvidia:

If msi can slap a gazillion vrms on their 580/6970 gfx cards, custom pcbs and cooling, etc..

Why the efffffffff cant you do the same!?!?!??!


Fail nvidia... Fail hard
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Thanks for convincing me to get a AMD card next time Nvidia. Im hearing too many problems with 5XX series and now this.
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And people fanboys were saying the card is built fine.
This isn't surprising. And I highly doubt any partner will do an non-reference card, there may be a limited edition one but will people pay $1200 for it?.. certainly not.
    
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