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i have heard that if you cut out a little bit of the heatsink thing towards the part of the card that faces the back of the case it allows better exhausting of the heat. is this true? has anyone on here tired this? i saw it in a maximum pc magazing and i was wondering if anyone else has tried it.

they got to like a 740 core clock by doing it to.
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i get to 751 core clock with stock cooling. card never goes over 75 C.
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i get to 751 core clock with stock cooling. card never goes over 75 C.
wow! but how? I pass 3d mark test at 700mhz but fail in Crysis and other games.
Are you also using Riva tuner?
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highest i have gotten is 720 without phailing

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BIOS vmod, and 750 core is an easy thing, on stock cooling too.

I've contemplated changing the cooling on my GT... but then the penny scraping cheapo inside of me would always remind me how cool the card stays in a well vented case.
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