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Not that I know of. Flickering is usually caused by faulty cables or trying to use G-Sync with non-certified monitors (Nvidia is more strict about VRR than AMD).
And it can happen on AMD if you use cheap/poor quality cables:
 
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Not that I know of. Flickering is usually caused by faulty cables or trying to use G-Sync with non-certified monitors (Nvidia is more strict about VRR than AMD).

hmm, i am doubt that bugs its only coming from fault cables and trying use G-sync compatible monitor, because on nvidia official forum, many nvidia rtx ampere user has say, that problem is coming after updating their new nvidia driver vga.....
 
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hmm, i am doubt that bugs its only coming from fault cables and trying use G-sync compatible monitor, because on nvidia official forum, many nvidia rtx ampere user has say, that problem is coming after updating their new nvidia driver vga.....
I'm running mine via DP with a g-sync compatible display. Granted it's FHD 144 Hz but still - no issues.
 
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I'm running mine via DP with a g-sync compatible display. Granted it's FHD 144 Hz but still - no issues.

hmm, any 1 has problem ??

btw....


that driver and this driver....


its never coming up on sticky thread on here.....


why ??
 
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EVGA cards—how us the stock TIM, anyone compared to see if it makes sense to swap the preapplied paste right away to a known well-performing one? Using the stock cooler. I’ve got an EVGA 3060 XC that I guess I’ll keep, wondering if I should upgrade the TIM or no point in bothering.
 
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EVGA cards—how us the stock TIM, anyone compared to see if it makes sense to swap the preapplied paste right away to a known well-performing one? Using the stock cooler. I’ve got an EVGA 3060 XC that I guess I’ll keep, wondering if I should upgrade the TIM or no point in bothering.

On my FTW 3080 ti the stock tim seems excellent with only about a 5c varience from the edge vs hot spot temperature. 65-70c edge vs 70-75c hotspot. Memory temps are excellent as well.

Assuming you don't have a massive temp delta on any one of these 3 temperatures I wouldn't mess with it.
 
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EVGA uses Shin Etsu TIM according to a rep. As long as they apply it right at the factory (they have messed up in the past), that is actually not a bad TIM and has good longevity.

My 3070 FTW3 has never really been very hot running but the thermal difference between edge and hotspot is also pretty low, generally never exceeding 5 C.
 

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I see about 10c between the core and hotspot. I have not pulled the card apart yet.. but I kind of want to :D
 
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I see about 10c between the core and hotspot. I have not pulled the card apart yet.. but I kind of want to :D
I mean that's totally legit too. At least with EVGA their warranty cover thermal paste replacement with no fuss... like it should be.
 

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At least with EVGA their warranty cover thermal paste replacement with no fuss... like it should be.
Excellent.. just need a few tools for disassembly and I should be good to go then.. oh and some pads. Just gotta figure out how thick they are.
 
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EVGA cards—how us the stock TIM, anyone compared to see if it makes sense to swap the preapplied paste right away to a known well-performing one? Using the stock cooler. I’ve got an EVGA 3060 XC that I guess I’ll keep, wondering if I should upgrade the TIM or no point in bothering.
if you haven't found out already:

firestrike extreme - out of the box:

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aggressive fan curve and max power/temp limit:
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had it since july, never got around to repasting cuz i have a uniblock that would fit and if i take that card apart . . . crazy things can happen . .
 
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Also a superior option to thermal pads would be these copper shim
What dimensions? 20x20x2mm?

I suppose, to be safe, after putting the shims onto the RAM chips (w/some thermal paste in between) we should use silicon rubber caulk around the edges to hold them in place and prevent them from sliding off and possibly touching another part of the PCB/components and causing an electrical short?
 

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One day i'll man up and use copper shims

The conductivity scares me, but the concept is golden
 
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What dimensions? 20x20x2mm?

I suppose, to be safe, after putting the shims onto the RAM chips (w/some thermal paste in between) we should use silicon rubber caulk around the edges to hold them in place and prevent them from sliding off and possibly touching another part of the PCB/components and causing an electrical short?

You can order a custom shim from coolmygpu

othwise you can use 20x20x2mm copper shims too, i suppose to be safe you can put some masking tape on the pcb surrounding the VRAM.
 
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You can order a custom shim from coolmygpu

othwise you can use 20x20x2mm copper shims too, i suppose to be safe you can put some masking tape on the pcb surrounding the VRAM.
Those prices hurt me inside
 
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this game engine its so weird....




under 60 fps....




it can 144 fps.....
 
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Sooo...its been quite a long run with my 1080ti. Finally bit the bullet and bought myself a 3080ti.:rockout:
Went for the MSI Suprim X. Hope it lasts for a couple of years...
 
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Sooo...its been quite a long run with my 1080ti. Finally bit the bullet and bought myself a 3080ti.:rockout:
Went for the MSI Suprim X. Hope it lasts for a couple of years...

Just in time for some sweet 4K Ultra RT 60FPS in Dying Light 2 (with DLSS Balanced)
 

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these shims last forever, worth it when people are mining 24/7 on these Gddr6X Ampere :).
You arent wrong, the concept of using them with a waterblock "forever" on my 3090 does appeal to me


It's just that price of that is a weeks rent, once we throw dollar conversions and shipping on top
 
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Excellent.. just need a few tools for disassembly and I should be good to go then.. oh and some pads. Just gotta figure out how thick they are.
On FTW3 style I use 1mm on VRM and 2mm on VRAM front and back. Went from mid 90s on VRAM while mining to low 80s high 70s with just thermal pads and aggressive fan.
Evga uses a puddy on the VRM to help with their unevenness but I've seen a lot of people use 1mm and be fine. Including myself.
EVGA cards—how us the stock TIM, anyone compared to see if it makes sense to swap the preapplied paste right away to a known well-performing one? Using the stock cooler. I’ve got an EVGA 3060 XC that I guess I’ll keep, wondering if I should upgrade the TIM or no point in bothering.
For standard gddr6 cards I wouldn't bother unless the card is throttling or if the core is abnormally high. Fresh air and proper aggressive fans will do more for a card than new pads and paste if it's still not getting fresh air. I've seen cards hit the same high temps after a repad because they aren't getting good air.
 

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Sooo...its been quite a long run with my 1080ti. Finally bit the bullet and bought myself a 3080ti.:rockout:
Went for the MSI Suprim X. Hope it lasts for a couple of years...

I'm the same. Just bought a 3080ti Suprim X. Will be putting it under water as well, so hoping for some good clocks and temps. How's yours been so far?
 
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System Name Bang4Buck
Processor AMD Ryzen 9 5900x
Motherboard MSI PRESTIGE x570 CREATION
Cooling Fractal Design Celsius S36
Memory 32Gb 4400Mhz Patriot Viper Steel(Samsung B-die) @ 3800Mhz 16-16-16-32-48-1T @ 1.38v
Video Card(s) MSI RTX 3080 Ti Suprim X
Storage Adata SX8200Pro 512Gb/2x Crucial P1 1Tb/Samsung 840 EVO/6Tb Raid -HGST Enterprise/2x IronWolf 8Tb/
Display(s) Samsung UE49KS8002 4K HDR TV (US - 9 series)
Case Fractal Design Define R6 Black Usb-C
Audio Device(s) HDMI out to Denon X4400H reciever, 2x Dali Zensor 7, Dali Zensor Vokal, 2x Dali Zensor 1, Yamaha Sub
Power Supply Seasonic Prime Ultra 750W
Mouse Logitech G305 Lightspeed
Keyboard Logitech K520
Software Windows 11 Pro x64
Benchmark Scores https://www.3dmark.com/spy/26216445
I'm the same. Just bought a 3080ti Suprim X. Will be putting it under water as well, so hoping for some good clocks and temps. How's yours been so far?
Nice. Congrats on the purchase.:toast: Haven't really had much time for proper gaming sessions, but in Benchmarks its Fast!!! :rockout: Under load it gets up to 74°C (80°C Hotspot) on the core, 84°C on the memory. I get 19183 Points in 3DMark Time Spy on stock settings, which i think is not bad. And the Card is not loud at all...


I am also thinking of putting it under water, like i had my 1080ti, but at the moment there just isn't enough time for such projects. (I am a proud father of a almost 10months old son)
 
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