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like the title says whats the stock core voltage for a straight up reference 8800GT?
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Not entirely sure, but I know it has no voltage control w/o a physical/hard mod (i.e. soldering stuff onto the back of the board). I don't think it has voltage display in Afterburner either ... you'd have to go into the BIOS and check the VID there ... and then assume that the VID (which is actually a label) accurately describes the true voltage.
    
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Not entirely sure, but I know it has no voltage control w/o a physical/hard mod (i.e. soldering stuff onto the back of the board). I don't think it has voltage display in Afterburner either ... you'd have to go into the BIOS and check the VID there ... and then assume that the VID (which is actually a label) accurately describes the true voltage.

GPUZ shows the voltage the reason why i ask is mine is stock at 1.30V. and i was wondering if BFG cranked it up or if that was the normal stock voltage.
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I can almost guarantee that GPU-Z is not showing you the proper voltage. I just did some research and it appears that the stock VID on the 8800GT was 1.05V. Some of them you could mod the bios and bump the voltage up to 1.1V (the one I had could, and I remember doing so), but that was the limit w/o a hard mod.

So there's basically no way that your card is actually at 1.3V ... I'm pretty sure that's a different measurement besides core voltage. You could open up your BIOS using NiBiTor though and check.
    
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I can almost guarantee that GPU-Z is not showing you the proper voltage. I just did some research and it appears that the stock VID on the 8800GT was 1.05V. Some of them you could mod the bios and bump the voltage up to 1.1V (the one I had could, and I remember doing so), but that was the limit w/o a hard mod.

So there's basically no way that your card is actually at 1.3V ... I'm pretty sure that's a different measurement besides core voltage. You could open up your BIOS using NiBiTor though and check.


okay i just opened up the bios and it says 1.30V on the core. that would explain why my 8800 ran at 88C in dead space on stock clocks with the stock cooler.

but AID64 says 1.1V
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