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Ok I have decided to do the 7900gt volt mods today. Going to run out and get:

Digital Multimeter @ Wal-mart or RadioShack
Conductive Pen @ RadioShack
4B or better pencil @ Walmart

going to follow the voltmod guide that was featured in CPU in Aug 06' issue...or is there a better guide than that?

edit///
running benchies as we speak for pre-vmod
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post #2 of 11
I have seen alot of guides, but I used this one, I think its real good...
http://endeavorquest.net:8880/7900GT_VM/index.htm
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post #3 of 11
Good luck man.

That puppy will scream after a v-mod. I did the 1.55v and got to 660 Core if I remember correctly
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well.... i dunno if i should go 1.5 or 1.55.....
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ah you do have aftermarket cooling? A VF900, dont even think about 1.5 or above with the stock HSF
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dont bother with me anymore....while I was checking the ohm reading on the 7900gt it turned off on me....then I restarted it and it started on fire.....I am pissed!!! looks like RMA time for me.....wonder how much I'd get from evga for a step up?
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You can only get a step up within 90 days of purchase from a retailer.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bluedevil View Post
dont bother with me anymore....while I was checking the ohm reading on the 7900gt it turned off on me....then I restarted it and it started on fire.....I am pissed!!! looks like RMA time for me.....wonder how much I'd get from evga for a step up?
Oh no you made the exact same mistake I did with my eVGA 7900GT KO!!! Ohms are measured when the component isn't running, unlike measuring voltages.
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I think I found that out.......
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I'm sorry for you and your card. Hope eVGA takes it well.
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