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Well i figured it out, if i try to put it over 1.087 it sets me back down to 1.087, so where is this BIOs that lets me up the voltage to ungodly amounts?
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Well i figured it out, if i try to put it over 1.087 it sets me back down to 1.087, so where is this BIOs that lets me up the voltage to ungodly amounts?
Check out this thread:
http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/7097...ng-thread.html

I believe it's the "overvoltage" bios. I used Tuner HD to flash mine and it was really easy and pretty quick overall.
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Check out this thread:
http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/7097...ng-thread.html

I believe it's the "overvoltage" bios. I used Tuner HD to flash mine and it was really easy and pretty quick overall.
Will it work if i use nVflash in windows mode? Or is there somthing else that needs to be done for fermi.
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I wouldn't go over 1.087v on air cooling.

Any thing over that and you need to get it under water.
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Will it work if i use nVflash in windows mode? Or is there somthing else that needs to be done for fermi.
The only time I've ever flashed my bios was when I was messing with my 470. I did it with Tuner HD and it worked incredibly well. All you have to do is click on "Magic Bios" and then select the new bios when the browser window pops up. After that leave it alone for a minute or so and it will be over.
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The only time I've ever flashed my bios was when I was messing with my 470. I did it with Tuner HD and it worked incredibly well. All you have to do is click on "Magic Bios" and then select the new bios when the browser window pops up. After that leave it alone for a minute or so and it will be over.
Can i have a link, i cant seem to find it.

Found it, its called Xtreme tuner, by gigabyte.

Its now telling me the same thing NVflash did, BIOS flash failed, no device found.
Edited by Smoblikat - 8/15/11 at 10:37pm
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I wouldn't go over 1.087v on air cooling.

Any thing over that and you need to get it under water.
It is doable as long as you have great cooling to the card. But I do agree with you its something that's more appropriately done on water tbh.
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It is doable as long as you have great cooling to the card. But I do agree with you its something that's more appropriately done on water tbh.
Im not going to be overclocking this card for gaming, stock speeds are plenty fast for me. I just figure its MY card and i dont want big buisness telling my my buisness, dig?

Also im having troubles flashing this BIOS onto my new baby.
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Im not going to be overclocking this card for gaming, stock speeds are plenty fast for me. I just figure its MY card and i dont want big buisness telling my my buisness, dig?

Also im having troubles flashing this BIOS onto my new baby.
Good luck, my cards on the stock cooler were very unstable above 750. Once on water, max was the 860 I noted earlier. If you are planning to go above 850, I would seriously consider going water unless you got some serious fan cooling helping your 470 stay cool. Great card the 470 btw. Loved them, sadly they don't have enough vram do sustain high quality on extreme resolutions (three screens).
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Good luck, my cards on the stock cooler were very unstable above 750. Once on water, max was the 860 I noted earlier. If you are planning to go above 850, I would seriously consider going water unless you got some serious fan cooling helping your 470 stay cool. Great card the 470 btw. Loved them, sadly they don't have enough vram do sustain high quality on extreme resolutions (three screens).
Thanks, the BIOS i downloaded was weird, im just going to make my own. The previous owner said he hit 850 core on this.
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