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my BFG 275 isnt that old, but its referbished. it still tends to crash at STOCK speeds and it throttles down to 2D clocks, which pulls down my good EVGA 275 with it.

i know that BFG is dead, but i heard PNY was offering RMA's for BFG. are they still doing that?
if not what do i do? downclock it even more?

and i prefer not to bake it, cuz idk how and im too paranoid to change GPU heatsinks.

what do i do?
    
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The PNY deal was for a limited time.
Proof 2nd paragraph:
http://www3.pny.com/newsevents/PDFS/..._Customers.pdf
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ok.
so basically im F'ed?
    
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my BFG 275 isnt that old, but its referbished. it still tends to crash at STOCK speeds and it throttles down to 2D clocks, which pulls down my good EVGA 275 with it.

i know that BFG is dead, but i heard PNY was offering RMA's for BFG. are they still doing that?
if not what do i do? downclock it even more?

and i prefer not to bake it, cuz idk how and im too paranoid to change GPU heatsinks.

what do i do?
Well you could try to clean the card and flash the bios to see if there is any improvement but mainly you are screwed...
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damn...
i'll give BIOS a try.
how do i flash bios?
    
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http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/1498...-flashing.html

Use the GTX 480 flashing guide it works for all nvidia cards...also download the BIOS from mkvtech and good luck
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PNY make the best looking cards.
    
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its easy to bake it, you get yourself some cake mix, whack it in, and then grill awayyy
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Bake it! Bake it! It worked for me. Just make sure to take ALL the plastic off the PCB.
    
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