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EVGA Intros LED Controller for EVGA GeForce GTX 690

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EVGA has released a utility that allows the “GeForce GTX” logo on the side of the EVGA GeForce GTX 690 to be customized. Users can manually increase/decrease the brightness, or, when paired with EVGA Precision X, have the LED light increase/decrease based on GPU Utilization, GPU Clock or even Frame Rate! Please note this application is only compatible with the EVGA GeForce GTX 690.



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Someone got paid to write this utility? I'm in the wrong business.
 
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I don't think there's any demand for this card now given the strength of 670 sli.

Hmm, £900 for a 690 or £700 for 670 sli.....

But
if i can make the LED's dimmer or brighter, hell, I might just open that wallet.....
 
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I'm guessing LED control is built into the reference 690s. I just don't get why they'd of gone with anything more complex than on/off, or rather why they'd do it and not make it officially part of the CP.
 
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IMO they should have charged for a "special LED controlled GTX690". 1100$ MSRP would be great since the GTX690 is such a cheap graphics card.
 
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I wish instead of only green colour either EVGA or some modder should come with customizable colours.
 
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In my opinion it should have used white LEDs to start with...you know...to match the rest of the card...
 
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ridicules......a 1000 quid lightshow...
Ohh wait .... You can score girls with this ......:wtf:
 

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I'm guessing LED control is built into the reference 690s.
Yes, technically, the LED is a "fan" to the driver. It is wired to a secondary 2-pin 12V fan connection, which happens to have voltage-based control over software (the card's real fan is wired to a 4-pin PWM connection). What this utility basically does is play with that voltage, to adjust the brightness of the LED.

 
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The utility needs to be REWRITTEN. It is off all the time EXCEPT when visiting tpu.com. Then there is a light show spectacle. GPUz here we come... ;)
 
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but i am unable to get any evga gtx 690 below 1450$
 
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exclusivity of the exclusive thing.. sigh. i thought it would be a common feature!
 

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omg you can adjust the brightness!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!