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Over on another forum that I'm a member of, two 8800GTS that have went out due to overclocking 1 eVGA and 1 PNY.
Just letting you guys know watch your temps...
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outch, thats goto suck. what were the temps? My7800GT reached 120C before i got my vf900
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My 7900GT got up to 125°C before I upgraded my cooling. But geez, thats a big wad of cash to go on overclocking.
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No volt mods? And did he watch his temps (and they got too high) or did it just suddenly stop working for a reason he is guessing to be from OCing?

Saying 'someone blew a card from OC'ing' doesn't really mean much...
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post #5 of 6
ive never reached pass 70c with 1 7600 after getting 2x zalman 700s and another 7600 i stay around 40-45!
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i fried my old 7600GT (got replaced) it stopped working, i could hear windows boot....but there was no screen..... it was v-modded and temps never gone higher than 63 zalman VF700Cu cooler....but i guess there was just too much voltage running trough the core (so its not only the temperature, i guess this applies to anybody running a vmod,), it did 760/1600 and got 7250 3dmark05
the one i have now does 666/1720 and got around 7000...
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