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what does it allow you to do? lol

cuz i cant seem to get passed 800mhz memfreq on my card.. whats the issue? needs more volts?
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what does it allow you to do? lol

cuz i cant seem to get passed 800mhz memfreq on my card.. whats the issue? needs more volts?
Essentially a volt mod is a hardware modification made to, usually, either a CPU, motherboard, or graphics card, in order for more voltage to be supplied to that hardware, in order to allow for greater overclocking.

For example, by connecting two or more pins (or their equivalent) together by shorting them with electrically conductive material, you can, if you know which pin does what, force a CPU to run with a higher voltage than it was originally designed to, as default on any motherboard.

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