Why does sager use the slower gtx 1070 max Q in the p950ER

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  1. ahmad hendeh

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  2. XMG

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    Which would be correct ;-)
     
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    Doesn't it make it a bad benchmark? o_O
     
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    Its not a benchmark. Its a gpu torture test (alongside msi kombuster)

    Its only good if you want to see how hot does your system get at the absolute limit
     
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    Can you confirm if the er uses the 90 w chip?
     
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    @XMG
    UPDATE : it seems the er uses the nerfed 80w version
     
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    FurMark causes the GPU to downclock more because it's more power hungry than most loads, so the card hits its power limit at lower clocks than usual.
     
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    FurMark is also an unrealistic amount of stress on the GPU. It's the epitome of a torture test.
     
  9. Meaker@Sager

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    Now that GPUs are power monitored its the easiest way of controlling such apps rather than the cludge fixes put in drivers originally.
     
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    Holy crap 700mhz throttle on furrmark.

    Do they have any firestrike or demanding games on the clockspeeds? Since furmark is quite the dramatic torture test.
     
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