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  1. bob

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    I had to stop over clocking my cards do to a $500 loss in monthly income that will not be replaced. I no longer want to rent the room where my tenant died.
    As for the 1080 TI all I noticed was a lower max temperature. Makes me wonder if it's over clocking potential is way less because the prices are not changing on the Titan X yet.
    The tier3 electrical costs are 25% higher in the summer and it takes twice the watts to get 25% more points.
    If people are not folding due to the costs you can use msiafterburner and lower the power settings.
     
  2. David M

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    It's also wear and tear on relatively expensive graphics cards and the constant noise of having a computer on with the fans spun up. When I am not on my computer I like to have the peace and quiet in the evenings.

    I have done FAH before and believe in its merits. It's a fantastic thing for humankind. I just (perhaps selfishly) do not like the downsides of doing it.
     
  3. Jbc223456

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    From what I've seen online so far, with the limited amount of reviews and overclocking articles, I can't say what the potential for the 1080 ti is going to be. One article that I have read said that on water, they were able to get a stable overclock of 2100 MHz.

    The 1080s seem to have gone down in price quite a bit now that the 1080 has been announced and started hitting the market.
     
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    Tempting to double up on my existing GTX 1080 and get that 4K monitor up to 60 FPS for everything. Purchases like this have to be wife approved now. :)
     
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    Your CPU would probably bottleneck a pair of 1080's.
     
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  8. David M

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    Hmm...yeah and I don't want those cards in my next build. Not when the 1080Ti is now available.
     
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  9. Jbc223456

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    I'm sure you could persuade the wife. ;)
     
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    You send her an email that my computer is likely to burst into flames if I do not get the upgrade. She would never believe me.
     
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    "Mrs. David M,

    I am a Microsoft Technical Support Engineer and I am writing to you to inform you that your husband's Windows desktop is likely to spontaneously combust due to the age of his hardware. I would like to advise you on possible upgrades to his computer which would result in optimal performance as well as longevity and reduction in possibility of fire. See recommendations below.

    Amazon.com: Intel Boxed Core i7-6850K Processor (15M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) FC-LGA14A 3.6 6 BX80671I76850K: Computers & Accessories
    ASUS TUF SABERTOOTH X99 LGA 2011-v3 Intel X99 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard-Newegg.com
    CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 32GB (4 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 2133 (PC4 17000) Memory Kit Model CMK32GX4M4A2133C13 - Newegg.com
    ASUS GeForce GTX 1080 TI 11GB GDDR5X Founders Edition VR Ready 5K HD Gaming HDMI DisplayPort PCIe Graphics Card (GTX1080TI-FE)-Newegg.com (x2)

    Sincerest Regards,

    Jbc223456
    Microsoft Technical Support Engineer"

    On a more related note: Been running the 378.78 drivers since the release (March 9). PPD seems to be the same as it had been previously, now that I've gotten my PC back up and running.
     
  12. David M

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    Hah...funny!

    One thing, you forgot the part about being a Nigerian king that needs your assistance in getting a billion dollars into the US.
     
  13. bob

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    We are getting some anti-climate weather here in Calif and I do not need to run the 6 tons of air conditioning for now.
    For those that do not know this is the difference you can make using MSI Afterburner alone
    I had the MSI off for the past few days - just running the cards stock.
    bobx - User Summary - EXTREME Overclocking Folding @ Home Stats
     
  14. bob

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    Msi settings for the 2 titans (stable)
    Power 104
    Temp limit 85
    Core clock +235
    Memory +642
    Both cards fans locked at 90%
    One card runs at 84 ans the other 78
    The boost clock averages above 2000

    I will not be able to run this fast when the air is on (this summer) but can still run nonstop at stock.
     
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    The points are still impressive with the stock clocks, but it's impressive to see just how much a ~240 MHz boost to the core will improve your performance for those cards.

    The 1080 Ti seems to be just as impressive. I've been following reviewers and enthusiasts who overclock their cards - one enthusiast was able to get a stable clock of 3000 MHz out of their 1080 Ti using liquid cooling. :eek: