Originally posted by: candle_86
its not low, a single GTX670 is within 10% of a GTX590 didnt ya know
Soooooo, I found out some info in regards to good ol Nvidia and 3DM11. meh
It seems that when the GTX590 was released and those few reviewers blew up their cards at 1.212V that Nvidia decided to release a new BIOS for the cards that reduced the GPU vcores, this I can get around, but they also decided to hard code GPU vcore restrictions (.963v) within the driver releases as well. So, if you run certain titles (as in 3DM11) it will not let you run above .963v on the GPU vcore, even if you flash the GPU's BIOS so that they run at 1.063v (which is safe if running on water). What does this mean....well, it means that for 3DM11, on current drivers, the best I can do for an OC is 700Mhz on the GPU.....anything above that and the Nvidia driver restricts the GPU vcore and crashes the benchmark, and my rig. Now, if I could get 3DM11 to run at a GPU vcore of 1.063v then I could theoretically run my GPU's around 800-830Mhz, which would give me a serious jump in my scores, and you a serious run for your money.
Bottom line......when it comes to the GTX590 and 3DM11......Nvidia SUCKS DONKEY TESTICALS.
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