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DO NOT do this. Will very well brick it. I would overclock it as much as you can on the stock voltage first, then see if that performance is satisfactory. Personally I don't like to up voltage because I don't want to wear out my card.
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card is running stable with these settings
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card is running stable with these settings
thats a nice overclock for that voltage. I wouldnt flash it with a reg 460 bios, as it has almost a 100% chance to brick your card. The best thing you can do is to modify your current bios and remove that voltage cap. This is actually very easy to do. Use nvflash to save your current bios to hdd, then open that bios file with nibitor, and under 1 of the file menus you click fermi voltage. Change the voltage to the max nibitor will allow ( i think its 1.2xx or something like that) save the bios, then reflash it with nvflash.

I did this to my previous gtx 460's and it worked great. I was unlucky and got two poor overclockers so this was my only way of overclocking them past 875 core.
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thats a nice overclock for that voltage. I wouldnt flash it with a reg 460 bios, as it has almost a 100% chance to brick your card. The best thing you can do is to modify your current bios and remove that voltage cap. This is actually very easy to do. Use nvflash to save your current bios to hdd, then open that bios file with nibitor, and under 1 of the file menus you click fermi voltage. Change the voltage to the max nibitor will allow ( i think its 1.2xx or something like that) save the bios, then reflash it with nvflash.

I did this to my previous gtx 460's and it worked great. I was unlucky and got two poor overclockers so this was my only way of overclocking them past 875 core.
any risk by doing this flash?
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you could brick it by doing any flash,good luck
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Yeah, you'd brick the card.

Just OC.
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any risk by doing this flash?
To change the voltage?

If done right, pretty much none. Certainly less than flashing it with a 460 BIOS
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