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Flashing the BIOS of 8800GTS 640 With A CD?

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Well, I don't have a floppy drive... I want to experiment a little with just flashing my BIOS and not having to worry about RivaTuner and AtiTool. So is it possible to do this with a cd instead? I don't have much experience with flashing the BIOS - not even legitimate flashes, but I have thoroughly tested the max frequencies to be sure of stability.

I have NiBiToR 3.4a and NVFlash 5.13

And in a slight afterthought - fan speed would be a great addition to my slew of changes. Ridding my computer of Atitool and Rivatuner startup processes never hurts; so if anyone could give me any insight I'd greatly appreciate it.
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Are you having problems with it at the moment?

if not, leave it. dont just flash for the sake of it, thats when problems arise.
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Its not a good idea to flash the BIOS of a video card,i used nibitor to flash the bios of a old 9800 SE and it when very wrong,If you dont whant to mess with the OC ever time you reboot just set ATI tool to auto load your settings at start up.
    
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i flashed my bios with a cd its works geat never had any problems all you need is a rewritable disc and nero
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Oh? And how do you do it with a cd if you don't mind sharing some wisdom? I want to take care of the fan speed and clock speed if possible. I found a stable point at 633/950 for now

@the others: Definitely understand the risks, but I have an 8800 to burn, and any load I can take off of the system, the better. I have Atitool on startup already to disappear after loaded, but the process does still stay in the background taking up its meager resources.
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You can do it within Windows I've used this method close to 20 times now, perfecting core/shader/memory clock combinations.

http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1199078
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You can do it within Windows I've used this method close to 20 times now, perfecting core/shader/memory clock combinations.

http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1199078
Thanks alot man, worked like a champ. Very simple too.
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