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I have to tell someone, I'm so excited! So I read about volt modding a 7600gt... I do it.... doesn't work very well no gain in clock speeds. but then maybe a better quality pencil will work better! AND IT DID! I used one of those artist pencils and i rubbed as much graphite onto the vgpu and vmem as i could then i packed all of the leftover graphite around them and used electrical tape to hold it down. AND IT WORKED! I am now running a 2 bfg 7600gt's in SLI at 625 core clock and 1640 memclock! completely stable on stock cooling. I can paly oblivion for 3 hours straight, no probs! but heres the thing. I set up my own ghetto gpu cooling. I used two old case fans i had lying around, used cable ties to tie them to the holes at the end of the card and it blows air like crazy past the gpus( Keep in mind these are in SLI) out the open pci brackets in the back. I'll have pics tommorow. THANKS FOR LISTENING. AND SORRY BOUT GRAMMAR, TOO LAZY
    
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post #2 of 33
haha congrats man... that must feel good
perhaps a 6$ investment in a circuit writer pen might be in order?
you can write that mod on and be sure it's resistance free!
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is it possible to remove conductive ink?
    
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post #4 of 33
Sweet deal bro. Yes sadly for us the lesser quality or the higher the number or letter the less actual graphite the pencil has. They use coal salt peter and other fillers to substitute. Artist pencils specifically 2B and the like contain a very copious amount of graphite which incidentally make then very outstanding for shading effects as well as bridging electrical circuits. Who knew.
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ME!!! lol
I knew!
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post #6 of 33
great to know that 2Bs are perfect for these mods... I'm an aspiring young artist about to order a dfi lanparty nf4-d that im going to mod to sli and sataII... have a ton of art pencils lying around

Nice job on the volt mod bro
post #7 of 33
Yeah the pencil mod rocks on the 7600's. I went from stock 590/800 to 695/910 using a Zalman cooler.
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post #8 of 33
now vmod it more

im gettin 735 - 850 stable on water

i had 700 - 850 stable on air
    
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OMG!!! How 1337!! wow i wish mine could do that!!!!!!!!WOW!!

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post #10 of 33
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how should i go about vmodding it more? more lead?
    
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