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ok, i have hit my max with my card 490 core 1180 mem on a geeforce 7800gt, just to the poin of artifacting, can someone give me simple instructions on that volt mod that every one has been talking about, i got a floppy drive from my friend, and i just need to know what to do in the most simple and straight foward instructions possible, thanks guys, every one here is awesome and patient
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Since you mentioned a floppy drive, I think you're talking about a bios flash and not a volt mod........
  
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Originally Posted by Dryadsoul
Since you mentioned a floppy drive, I think you're talking about a bios flash and not a volt mod........
The bios flash is the volt mod. Basically it changes a setting in the bios that overvolts the gpu.

Check out this thread, second post. http://www.overclock.net/graphics-ca...od-7800gt.html
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here this should help u http://www.aoaforums.com/forum/aoa-f...00gt-bios.html now can some 1 help me with my problem 1 thead below
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Originally Posted by tubnotub1
The bios flash is the volt mod. Basically it changes a setting in the bios that overvolts the gpu.
Thanks, that's cool to know. Here I was thinking volt mods could only be had via a pencil or a soldered micro pot.
  
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nemesis, tell me how this works out for you as i wanted to do the same thing to my 7800GT, but I first need to get some better cooling.

Keep me posted and good luck
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I just did the volt mod, i also made the fan speed faster in 3D mode (not that i use the power connector but its ready for my new cooler).

Worked well and gave me an extra 20Mhz on the core with not much heat difference if any, the memory needs to be hard modded for voltage.
    
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I just did the volt mod, i also made the fan speed faster in 3D mode (not that i use the power connector but its ready for my new cooler).

Worked well and gave me an extra 20Mhz on the core with not much heat difference if any, the memory needs to be hard modded for voltage.
So what are your new clocks?

Did you have to lower your mem clock with the increase on the core?
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