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1.12 to 1.18v too hot for GTX 260 C216?

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Thinkin about doing a bios edit on my 260 since it stays cool and OC's pretty well by itself. Just wondering if jumping from 1.12 in 3dmode to 1.18 will be too hot for stock cooling? Or will greatly reduce the life of my card? or will it be about the same as putting 1.43 on my proc when it has a 1.325 vid?

When its put that way it doesnt seem bad but i know they opperate on less voltage because of the smaller die so not sure about how much faster the silicone breaks down in graphics cards with that much of a jump in voltage.

Thanks for help!
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My GTX280's voltage is 1.18V; it is not very hot except running Furmark (about 93C).
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You should have no problem ~ 5C higher temps
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Awesome. Hoping to get this card up to 800 on the core and this is a vanilla from EVGA!
Just found out something pretty interesting though the core to shaders max ratio is 1:2 so if you have a core of say 650 the max shader value is 1300. Gonna help tons with stabilizing my OC.
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I'll be interested to see how high you can take this thing. Good luck to you, and please be sure to share your results!
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Sweet deal.....looks alot like my 8800GT OCing.....
    
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Originally Posted by SLI_Maniac View Post
or will it be about the same as putting 1.43 on my proc when it has a 1.325 vid?
1.325 is the rated voltage it takes to run that chip @2.4. 65nm procs are a-ok to 1.5v so 1.43 isn't bad to run through your chip, anything over 1.5 may degrade longevity though.
    
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