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I'm getting an 8800Gt tomorrow for a new build (yes it's old I know, but I will only be gaming at 1360 x 768 anyway) and I am wondering if anyone could help me with overclocking when I get it and have a few soft volt mods Thanks
    
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Maybe this thread has some answers for you : http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/2588...ng-8800gt.html
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The 8800GT will be plenty powerful for that resolution. There are definatly a few HowTo's on this forum and a lot of experienced people here to help .

Here's an example of someones VMod and results on their 8800GT. 8800GT VMOD
Edited by Guamon - 2/18/09 at 3:28pm
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get 2 8800GT. it will last you years.
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then again 8800 will play the latest games at that res, rock on!
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Woot! I just picked up an 8800GT for my workstation (very little gaming, mostly for folding ). It's a solid, proven card. Pulls 5-6K PPD too, so you best start get it folding for 37726 ASAP!

Are you going to run stock cooling or get an aftermarket cooler? There are some cheap TT Duorbs floating around the For Sale thread. Great cooler for this card...
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I was considering SLI, but I'm just a poor little boy so I couldn't go for it yet I will keep the 8800GT till DX 11 Cards come out, I am hoping to have a watercooled i7 for 2011

I live in the UK so it's hard to get decent stuff in the For sale thread that won't cost me a lot on shipping D=
    
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I love my 8800GT! Its a great Overclocker. I have mine currently at the clocks in my sig. Rivatuner is what I use to Overclock it. A very easy program. I'll be glad to help you, just send a PM when you feel the need.
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I had a 8800GT for awhile before i got my 9800GTX+.The 8800GT's are awesome! and so is the 9800 series
    
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Why don't you get a 9800GT? They should be cheaper than 8800GT's right now.
9800GT's are 55nm and should use less power and be cooler.

Voltmodding is kinda extreme because I don't think you will need it, but you could do the BIOS voltmod. For simple overclocking use Rivatuner though
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