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as long as your temps are in check it should be fine

Temps are ranging from 70-74 while gaming... that should be fine right?
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So ive been checking in on this thread every so often and i keep seeing mixed results, its this official and legit or is it, it might work but it might not?

yep the results of the flashing the bios are legit. quite simple, just click and it will just flash it, then restart, =profit.

with regards to the voltage, YMMV depending on your ASIC quality in which you can check using GPU-Z.
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yep the results of the flashing the bios are legit. quite simple, just click and it will just flash it, then restart, =profit.
with regards to the voltage, YMMV depending on your ASIC quality in which you can check using GPU-Z.

Ok, im not too worried about voltage/heat. mine is under water and does 1200 on stock volts. I just wanted to make sure it was safe to flash
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From reading this thread I would say its not worth flashing if your already overclocking with software.
 
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From reading this thread I would say its not worth flashing if your already overclocking with software.

Im not, i just did for benching, i just figured it would be nice to bump it up a little bit and not worry about messing with software, if it was safe
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Temps are ranging from 70-74 while gaming... that should be fine right?

yes, the only time i would be worried is if you started going over 80c. even then most cards don't start having issues until they hit 80c with clocks exceeding 1100mhz

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From reading this thread I would say its not worth flashing if your already overclocking with software.

from what i have seen it is. if you get the drivers setup so that you dont have issues many people have reported being able to OC higher with this bios than with stock. i know i was able to get my card to last longer in unigine @ 1200mhz than i ever could before, until it got close enough to its heat wall that the driver crashed. im pretty sure now that my card should be able to do well over 1200 when i get it under water.
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yes, the only time i would be worried is if you started going over 80c. even then most cards don't start having issues until they hit 80c with clocks exceeding 1100mhz
from what i have seen it is. if you get the drivers setup so that you dont have issues many people have reported being able to OC higher with this bios than with stock. i know i was able to get my card to last longer in unigine @ 1200mhz than i ever could before, until it got close enough to its heat wall that the driver crashed. im pretty sure now that my card should be able to do well over 1200 when i get it under water.

All three of my cards are under water your saying It would be worth it for me ?
 
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Hmmm 17 pages and I only see 1 person mentioned about GSOD. I guess nobody else is having the problem, very few people...

EDIT: MSI Kombustor is showing me very high voltage. 1.265 but Gpu-Z is only using 1.124. I guess MSI Kombustor is broken or something?
Edited by ukic - 7/27/12 at 9:53pm
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msi after burner is showing 1.162v ...gpu-z showing slightly lower

i have a reference card and at 1200mhz with a voltage of 1.190v my load temps dont go above 54 degrees,why's everybody elses going so high??? and this is with 3dmark ,gaming and heaven....

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had no GSOD since ive had the card +- 5 months
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