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can't get gtx460 hawk to high core

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So I was trying to OC my 2 hawks in SLI to a higher core and I just pushed the voltage to max +100mV and started from there, I went to 950 mhz and ran msi kombuster and it failed on me so I dropped it down to 900 mhz for now and so far it seems stable.

My question is, I heard such good things about these cards, how do I get them to get to 950+ mhz? do I have to mess around with the memory or is my card just kinda meh?
   
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Most hawks never hit 1GHz, the Talon Attacks were slightly better but even those rarely hit 1GHz.

900 core for a 460 is respectable.

Not sure if you can unlock the voltage limit via flashing, but if you can, and your temps are ok you should try that next.
    
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that was one thing i wanted to ask, how do I flash it? I can't use MSI liveupdate because it doesn't work for 64 bit and I can't find the bios for the cards
   
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