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Old October 17, 2013, 02:40 PM
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Originally Posted by SKYMTL View Post
There's literally no perf difference between the two modes. It's just something to muddy the waters for no reason whatsoever.
There should be a giant difference, 290X hits thermal ceiling so much faster with 34% fan. "Uber mode" should remove almost all throttling... giant difference on stuff like Unigine, AvP. Long benchmarks.

Originally Posted by Caldezar View Post
No fan speed limiter or anything in 'quiet mode'? Nor any plans to add something like this? Kinda seems retarded to add it then.
Quiet mode (one of the BIOS switch options) limits fan speed to 34% (should be identical acoustics to a Titan/780). The unlocked/"Uber" mode just makes the speed limit something like 50%. It makes a big difference as far as throttling goes, especially for people with high ambient temps or playing intensive games. For benchmarks, not so much difference since the cards are always warming up.
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