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Should I flash my 7800GT bios?

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I was wondering if you guys think I should flash my 7800Gt bios. I plan on increasing the voltage to 1.5 and overclocking higher. At stock voltage I can get 490/1150. I have read on some of the other forums that people are getting 535-550 on the core and 1150-1250 on memory after the flash. I have not flashed a video card before. Whats the chances of a bad flash? Would you guys do it? Thanks in advance.
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I didn't have a problem flashing mine. Just read this tutorial:

http://www.planetamd64.com/lofiversi...hp/t15247.html
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I did it to mine, i can get 530 core 1.23 ghz on the memory...
its worth it, besides it uses the same core as the 7800gtx and that runs at 1.5v, so its safe.
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I think I'm going to do it. Alot of people have had good results. And since I'm power hungry, lol. I'm gonna go for it. I'll benchmark it before and after just to see.
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