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Thanks for the sub bob! I'd liek to see what I can do too. Just need a direction to go here! Cmon guys can someone at least dig up an OrCAD board file?
post #32 of 39
Have you tried to mount DDR3 memory modules on the board yet?
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The GTX 460 doesnt have any unstuffed memory pads unfortunately. I could try to replace the old ones with larger ones but i wouldn't want to risk it without knowing if the memory bus has a cap.

That SRT machine is a ***** to configure
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I have the same 460. Pizzaman volt modded it for me. All that he did was a simple vgpu mod.

Also, the VRM section cooling section should be separate from the rest of the cooler.
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I have the same 460. Pizzaman volt modded it for me. All that he did was a simple vgpu mod.

Also, the VRM section cooling section should be separate from the rest of the cooler.
beg your pardon? which coolers are supposed to be separate? I'm using an aftermarket GeLid cooler on this card so it's got separate sinks for everything if that's what you mean.

Any chance you could have Pizzaman draw up a pinout/wiring guide or at least give me refdes on the right caps to enhance or replace? Any idea what BIOS I should be modifying or should I just take a dump with NiBiTor?
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& Thanks for the sub Raidmax!
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beg your pardon? which coolers are supposed to be separate? I'm using an aftermarket GeLid cooler on this card so it's got separate sinks for everything if that's what you mean.

Any chance you could have Pizzaman draw up a pinout/wiring guide or at least give me refdes on the right caps to enhance or replace? Any idea what BIOS I should be modifying or should I just take a dump with NiBiTor?
I didn't know it had an aftermarket cooler on it. I just saw a pic of the card with some ramsinks, but nothing covering the vrms. If its the galaxy that has the fold out fan thing, the vrm section can come off separately from the rest of the cooler. When I benched it, I left the vrm section on and then just mounted my pot to it.

Initially the card was just going to be used for a daily card, so he didn't do any extra mods other than just vgpu with a vr. You can just pm pizzaman for anything you need to know. I know nothing about modding, I can follow pictures, but don't actually know what I'm doing. I have a few cards that i've only done vgpu and vmem mods, but nothing else.

As for the bios on the card, I never flashed it. I was going to flash it just to raise the voltage cap, but since it was modded, I forgot. I usually just save the bios with gpu-z and then edit it with nibitor.
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ah kk, well if i PM pizzaman I'll have him post here as this thread is meant to be experimental and educational for those of us trying to know more about these kinds of mods
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