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Flash to SC from Standard 8800GT

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Would it be possible to flash from a standard EVGA 8800GT to a superclocked version? How much will this improve oc'ing potential? I plan to get an AKIMBO cooling kit for the EVGA 8800GT. Would paying a little extra for the superclocked card from the getgo be worth it or should I flash? The website says to flash to the new AKIMBO BIOS, but what would happen if I flash to the SC version instead?
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Once, you get the AKIMBO, flash it with AKIMBO because it helps control the fan better.
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Yeah, it says flash with AKIMBO, but it gives you options depending on your card: standard, sc, ko, ssc.
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if you havent got the card yet, maybe go for the version with the akimbo presinstalled? I dont know how much more that would cost though..
    
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