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i just had a crash. don't know if it was the 470 or my i5 at 3900 mhz :)

anyway, thje 470 expells a lot of heat, a lot while gaming, no problem realy,if you wset the fan to a lower setting. I wonder what to do now... Asus Smart doctor doesn't allow much, neither Afterburner...

I do not need any overclock at all, haha, this card rocks. Only major problem is FArcry2, it does not run smooth.
That's odd. While the last time I played the game was over a year ago on one GTX 260, it wasn't very system heavy...

My GTX 480 at stock clocks didn't run too hot with an 80% fan. During the EVGA OC Scanner (runs hotter than MSI Kombustor), max load temp was 82 degrees Celsius. The air coming out of the back is never too hot, but I have an external VGA air duct covering the expansion slots, and a 120mm fan exhausting air.

Since you had a crash, I recommend running LinX for at least 20 passes (I do 30), and then running MSI Kombustor for an hour, with full MSAA and all the nice features enabled.
 
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wow, i will do that asap, tomorrow, thanks boredgunner
 
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Asus OSD app is of no use for me, Smart Doctor keeps reminding every boot that the OSD app is not running (in a terrific "english" translation), and I am not sure if Smart Doctor is great or useless. BTW, my mobo's EPU-6 "system" does not interact with this card... If one clicks the videocard icon it brings you to an outdated list of cards at asus.com.
Considering that each and every ASUS application looks completely different from each other, each app being more ugly than the next, I am totally sure the the different ASUS departments do not work together!!! AI-Suite, EPU, Asus Update and now Smartdoctor all look designed by different brands ... and hands, lol.
Rant over.
 
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Has anyone else tried the beta EVGA E-LEET (1.07.2)? It supports GTX 480 voltage tuning only.

http://www.evga.com/forums/tm.aspx?m=363862

http://www.evga.com/eleet/

As you can see it's pretty buggy. It supports up to 1.39375 VGPU and 970 KHz PWM frequency (stock is 400 KHz). I can't wait for the official release, it will support the GTX 470. I'm currently running 1150 mV core voltage and 405 KHz PWM frequency. Clock speeds are 900 mhz core, 1800 mhz processor, and 1050 mhz memory (4200 mhz effective). I'm going to go higher too.

- EDIT: Uninstalled and switched back to Afterburner. There is a bug in which your fan speed will just drop to around 50% (44% for me). This nearly overheated my video card. I'll wait for the final release.
 
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Second day with the 470 now. It idles at 39/40 ºC (stock auto fan controlat aprox 50%) I would prefer less noise. Normal :)
Gaming, BF2, temps are high 70's low 80's.
Farcry2 is super fine now, must have been the card swapping that confused the game engine...

Games never looked this good :toast:
 

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*evil laugh* hehehehehehe!

 
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YEAH BOY!!!!

40k+ Vantage? DO IT!


Edit, you sure your HX is up to it?
 

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idk depends on how this vanilla clocks, ran em almost stock, and got to 35 pretty easy, dont know about 40K

its run 4 passes of Vantage already;)
 
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40k should be easy, I trust your overclocking skills.
 

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40k should be easy, I trust your overclocking skills.
Ok you were right, gonna be hosting my first OC'd run in the Vantage thread.
 

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I just received the first of 2 470's. How the hell do you overclock the core clock on these cards? The Core clock is shaded out in Precision and Afterburner. I've had to use the shader clock to do it. Is it the drivers under win 7 64 bit? I'm using the 175.75 version. Please help guys.
 
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I just received the first of 2 470's. How the hell do you overclock the core clock on these cards? The Core clock is shaded out in Precision and Afterburner. I've had to use the shader clock to do it. Is it the drivers under win 7 64 bit? I'm using the 175.75 version. Please help guys.
You can't overclock the core clock. It is locked at 1/2 the processor clock due to the chipset design.
 

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Just divide the Shader by half and that is your core:)
 

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Yeah Paul, if you get confused open GPU-z it still reads the clocks the old school way;)
 

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Yup. I was hoping there was some kind of work around to clock just the core. Guess not.
Get with it old timer, changes are happening:nutkick:
 

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Can't beat Sneeky with three - but now I have at least two:





Vantage

3Dmark


Man these GPU's overclock like nicely!!! Tomorrow I am going to finally replace the TIM as I just got some Tuniq TX-3 in the mail today:)
 

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you should drop the bottom card down a slot to let the to top one breathe better, then you can add the evtra volts you have left;) IDK the bottom card might suffer so close to the floor too.

I just ziptied one of the Corsair stock 140mm to the power cord of the top card. Pics tomorrow, its too dark to get a good pic w/o flash.
 

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I original had the card in the third slot. It was real close to the bottom and it is only a 4x slot:shadedshu

I don't know how much difference there would be between a 8x and 4x PCI Express slot. I was thinking of putting these on the Rampage II Gene as it has 2 16x PCI Express slots. This EVGA X58 SLI LE only has 1:(
 

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my fault man, I assumed it was 8X at least, you may take a slight hit dropping all the way to 4X.
 

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Get with it old timer, changes are happening:nutkick:
Jackass. :laugh: They are making things TOO easy. Now computer hardware is becoming like consumer electronics where any dipshit can overclock anything, at least to a moderate extent. I think it takes something away from the enthusiast. :mad:
 
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Jackass. :laugh: They are making things TOO easy. Now computer hardware is becoming like consumer electronics where any dipshit can overclock anything, at least to a moderate extent. I think it takes something away from the enthusiast. :mad:
lulz, sorry paul couldn't resist, there is always keeping it colder so it may clock farther.
 
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Jackass. :laugh: They are making things TOO easy. Now computer hardware is becoming like consumer electronics where any dipshit can overclock anything, at least to a moderate extent. I think it takes something away from the enthusiast. :mad:
Time volt mod your card!
 

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I do not need any overclock at all, haha, this card rocks. Only major problem is FArcry2, it does not run smooth.
There's an option in FC2 to "skip one frame every 30 frames" or something like that. Try turning that on.