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And do these things get hot? I don't plan on killing it.
 
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just overvolt t it and send it to its voltish death !
its not worth the trouble.
    
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Even if you OC it is still a 8400gs, AKA a LOW PROFILE CARD. Its no worth the effort, keep it as spare card
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I got a 128Mb OEM 8400GS to 68C on Furmark at default fan speeds (100%), with absolutely no airflow in the case. But pushing voltages will bring on the heat, and WILL require more cooling to prevent a meltdown lol. Which model did you get?
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I got a 128Mb OEM 8400GS to 68C on Furmark at default fan speeds (100%), with absolutely no airflow in the case. But pushing voltages will bring on the heat, and WILL require more cooling to prevent a meltdown lol. Which model did you get?
Mine is a Gigabyte 512MB. Heatsink is practically non existent and I don't even want to talk about that fan

I just want to know its limit so I can OC it, then bench it. Just a bit of fun.

Also would I be able to flash my settings/custom BIOS to it? It would be a great opportunity to have a go at it without risking my precious 6850s.
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