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alright sweet thanks. I hope to get paid this weekend to order this card directly from Evga. since newegg most likely wont have any instock by the time i go to order. This GTX470 I have now needs to find a new home or its going in the trash can.
Hey no problem.... but don't throw it away.... it is still a great card.... unless something is wrong with it?

If there isn't let me know when you sell it and how much I might be interested in it for my kids gaming rig. If I got the money and it's in decent condition.... I will take it off your hands.
 

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Hey no problem.... but don't throw it away.... it is still a great card.... unless something is wrong with it?

If there isn't let me know when you sell it and how much I might be interested in it for my kids gaming rig. If I got the money and it's in decent condition.... I will take it off your hands.
selling it for 90 shipped

A few of the clips for the shroud are broken because i took the cooler off a few times to change the TIM and such.
 
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selling it for 90 shipped

A few of the clips for the shroud are broken because i took the cooler off a few times to change the TIM and such.
Hit me up when it's posted and I will see what I can do :)
 

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alright sweet thanks. I hope to get paid this weekend to order this card directly from Evga. since newegg most likely wont have any instock by the time i go to order. This GTX470 I have now needs to find a new home or its going in the trash can.
Don't throw it away, those Fermis are amazing for Folding@Home. PM me man, I could probably use one more in the farm.
 
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@ nvidiaintel: EVGA 680 was in stock at the egg yesterday for a couple hours. Had it on autonotify
 
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Just got a second 680, a Zotac reference model!

I'll be benching and stuff later, but I cant wait!
 
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Just got a second 680, a Zotac reference model!

I'll be benching and stuff later, but I cant wait!
Added

BTW....
Here are some new benchmarks from the 3 way SLI :)
20mmrain|3 Way GTX 680 SLI|1216 Base/1269 Boost/1652 Mem|X46759|i7 3770K @ 4.5Ghz
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20mmrain|3 Way GTX 680 SLI|1216 Base/1269 Boost/1652 Mem|P67024|i7 3770K @ 4.5Ghz
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20mmrain|3 Way GTX 680 SLI|1006Base/1059Boost/1502 Mem|P49068|i7 3770K @ 4.5Ghz
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20mmrain|3 Way GTX 680 SLI|1224 Base/1277 Boost/1656 Mem|P50086|i7 3770K @ 4.5Ghz
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For some reason I cannot get Vantage to run. It always freezing at the loading screen for the Crash and Burn physics test.
 
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For some reason I cannot get Vantage to run. It always freezing at the loading screen for the Crash and Burn physics test.
that one always seems to take -forever- to load for me, never crashes, but takes a good few minutes.
 

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that one always seems to take -forever- to load for me, never crashes, but takes a good few minutes.
but then when i do ctrl alt del says vantage crashed.
 
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For some reason I cannot get Vantage to run. It always freezing at the loading screen for the Crash and Burn physics test.
Which drivers are you using? Are you on the latest BETA? It seems to work well for me. Also try uninstalling Vantage then reboot. Next re install vantage and all of it's updates. Then Reboot again. Then try again....
If that doesn't work.... Like I said try the latest BETA drivers.
I also had a similar problem like you describe one time. The first time I had the issue... the above fixed it. The second time.... I had to uninstall PhysX and then re-install it. Plus use some type of .DLL file if memory serves me correctly.
I know the second description is very vague.... but that is what I remember.

Are any of your other PhysX supporting games causing you issues? If so it could be a problem with your PhysX install.
Another thought... If you are not using PhysX on the cards to run it. I have seen those tests crashes because of an unstable overclock on the CPU.

But I will also mention that since I switched to the GTX 680's the tests take a lot longer for me to load too.
 
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Which drivers are you using? Are you on the latest BETA? It seems to work well for me. Also try uninstalling Vantage then reboot. Next re install vantage and all of it's updates. Then Reboot again. Then try again....
If that doesn't work.... Like I said try the latest BETA drivers.
I also had a similar problem like you describe one time. The first time I had the issue... the above fixed it. The second time.... I had to uninstall PhysX and then re-install it. Plus use some type of .DLL file if memory serves me correctly.
I know the second description is very vague.... but that is what I remember.

Are any of your other PhysX supporting games causing you issues? If so it could be a problem with your PhysX install.
Another thought... If you are not using PhysX on the cards to run it. I have seen those tests crashes because of an unstable overclock on the CPU.

But I will also mention that since I switched to the GTX 680's the tests take a lot longer for me to load too.
yeah i think i just fixed it because now Metro 2033 works now too.
 

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heres a benchmark. add me to the club yo!

 
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Added your name welcome to the club! Been waiting patiently to add yah! Finally :)

Nice run BTW....and scores on Metro 2033 that card seems like a beast!
except when I turn on MSAA and DOF lol. it goes down to 28FPS lol
 
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except when I turn on MSAA and DOF lol. it goes down to 28FPS lol
Okay that makes a little more sense.... because when I ran that benchmark with my 3 GTX 680's I saw a very similar score .... and I thought too myself.... how the hell??? But hell yeah that DOF and MSAA is a bitch it really knocks down your score.

LOL I will run one to show you.
Metro2033.jpg

Metro20332.jpg
 
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How is every else with a 680 finding there cards boosting? Mine seem quite conservative and ive got it locked down that it boost to its maximum between 62 degrees and 69 desgrees.

As you can see this gives me quite a narrow window to hit when benchmarking. if its below 62 i get the full 1.175v but it just doesnt boost to its full potential and once it hits 70 it drops to 1.165 and the lower boost like i think everyone elses does.

I just cant figure out why it wont boost to its maximum when its cooler
 
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How is every else with a 680 finding there cards boosting? Mine seem quite conservative and ive got it locked down that it boost to its maximum between 62 degrees and 69 desgrees.

As you can see this gives me quite a narrow window to hit when benchmarking. if its below 62 i get the full 1.175v but it just doesnt boost to its full potential and once it hits 70 it drops to 1.165 and the lower boost like i think everyone elses does.

I just cant figure out why it wont boost to its maximum when its cooler
What clocks are you set at atm? Is your power target set at 132%?
 

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same with the girl in your avatar pic ;)

What clocks are you set at atm? Is your power target set at 132%?
You dont need to run the powet target that high. Just high enough to where it wont downlock. My card out of the box boosts to 1188 when its rated at 1163 and power target is at stock +100% and it runs at 1188 constant. Ive never seen the power target higher then 92%.

Just so you know 20mmrain this GTX680 Signature 2 has got to be the best upgrade I have done in the last like 3 or 4 years. Its such a good card! So damn quiet too. hits only 60c in BF3 at like 54% fan and i cant here anything out of my system now. the GTX470 i had was like a jet engine. actually this summer upgrade I have done with fans, memory, and 680 has been really awesome. these corsair fans are great adn this 680 is even better!
 
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