Zotac GF9300-A-E BIOS
As you might imagine, the motherboard BIOS options on the Zotac GF9300-A-E are very similar to that of the MSI P7NGM-Digital.  We’ll point out the differences below.

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Here you can see the frame buffer option of 512MB that wasn’t included on the MSI board.

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Also of note is the ability to overclock the GPU in the BIOS from the 450/1200 factory settings up to…

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1000 MHz core clock …

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And 2000 MHz shader clock…  Of course, reaching those limits is likely not an option.  I was able to push them to 500/1300 without any problems and that is a good indication as to why this first round of motherboards is completely GF9300 based. 

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I continue to fall in love with the ability to view the “Current Value” alongside any settings you might want to change.

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Unfortunately, even with all the other overclocking parts of this BIOS, this is the only voltage controls we have: memory and north bridge.

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