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2020/10/19 23:46:08 (permalink)
I notice there’s a little switch on the 3080 FTW3 Ultra. Normal and OC. I believe mine was set to normal, and the card was running fine at the factory 1800mhz. Is there a reason the switch the thing to “OC” physically on the card? Thanks.
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    Re: Physical OC Switch on GPU 2020/10/20 00:02:07 (permalink)
    All it does is change the fan behavior to be more aggressive

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    Re: Physical OC Switch on GPU 2020/10/20 00:03:33 (permalink)
    It's for the fans. And my understanding is do not change it while the PC is on. lol

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    Re: Physical OC Switch on GPU 2020/10/20 01:08:47 (permalink)
    normal : zero fen
    OC : Base 33% fen speed active
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    Re: Physical OC Switch on GPU 2020/10/20 04:33:31 (permalink)
    I see. I actually changed the fan curve to aggressive in the Precision software, so I probably don’t need to touch the actual switch huh?
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    Re: Physical OC Switch on GPU 2020/10/20 09:03:37 (permalink)
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    I see. I actually changed the fan curve to aggressive in the Precision software, so I probably don’t need to touch the actual switch huh?

    For the most part yes. I like to set my switch to OC so that if Precision crashes for whatever reason it will still use a more aggressive fan profile from bios.

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