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So my mobo went in for RMA the other day (sigh) so I put together a little something for me to use whilst it's gone;

EVGA 680i
E6420 @ 3.7
4GB DDR2 @ 1066
Gainward 8800GTX

The stock clocks for the gtx are
Clock: 576
Mem:900
Shader:1350

I've been led to belive I can push these clocks a tiny bit higher natively through a bios flash but I'm rather new to GPU bios's so would like some advice/help with doing this.

Can I flash with any 8800gtx bios? Can I just extract my bios and edit clocks?

Help appreciated
   
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You could use a super clocked version (bios) - or you could just use something such as MSI Afterburner and manually overclock it (easiest option, it will also allow voltage bumps if you card has that option)
Edited by appleg33k85 - 6/7/11 at 5:54am
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Originally Posted by appleg33k85 View Post
You could use a super clocked version (bios) - or you could just use something such as MSI Afterburner and manually overclock it (easiest option, it will also allow voltage bumps if you card has that option)
I know about software overclocking, I just dont want to. I want to do it this way as I'm not looking to push the card much just bump the native clocks up abit.

Link to the bios you are talking about?
   
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Use MSI Afterburner to overclock that card. Its easier and safer. No sense in risking a flash and potentially brick your card.
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Use MSI Afterburner to overclock that card. Its easier and safer. No sense in risking a flash and potentially brick your card.
Hmm.. Possibly. I just see it as more convient for it to run at higher clocks by default but if it is rely that risky then I might reconsider.

I just assumed its like a mobo bios,Just dont be retarded and you should be fine.
   
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Hmm.. Possibly. I just see it as more convient for it to run at higher clocks by default but if it is rely that risky then I might reconsider.

I just assumed its like a mobo bios,Just dont be retarded and you should be fine.
You always run the risk of a flash going badly. Using MSI's tool to overclock the card a little bit and have it apply the overclock on start up makes it simple. And achieves the same thing.
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You always run the risk of a flash going badly. Using MSI's tool to overclock the card a little bit and have it apply the overclock on start up makes it simple. And achieves the same thing.
I'm aware of this I do it with my 5870 , I'm going to look into it abit more and then probably just software OC.
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Editied stock bios and updated it using Nvflash and NiBiTor

New clocks:

Core:650
Shader:1566
Mem:936

Stable ;D
   
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