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So i bought the galaxy OC gtx460 1gig. I was wondering if i could flash the bios to the hawk version to gain more voltage control?? I was reading the tripple overvolting features. Is this only capable from a hardware difference, or is it something i can acquire by simply flashing the bios???? I know for sure the card can handle the clock speeds, I've tested that already.
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The HAWK features a custom PCB which also includes a Custom Voltage regulator, you would not gain triple over voltage from a Bios flash (trust me, its kinda useless anyways)
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just install afterburner and oc youself.
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well i've done the oc work already and found my cap to be 915\\1830 core\\shader and 4300 or so memory. The other question i have is if i were to edit a bios for custom voltage cap, would i be able to hit 1 ghz???? I've seen 460's at 1.2v's and 1020 core!!!
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well i've done the oc work already and found my cap to be 915\\1830 core\\shader and 4300 or so memory. The other question i have is if i were to edit a bios for custom voltage cap, would i be able to hit 1 ghz???? I've seen 460's at 1.2v's and 1020 core!!!

Those 1Ghz 460s are usually on liquid and are high batched cards.
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well i am liqid cooled, the gpu at full load doesn't go over 38 oc'ed
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post #7 of 7
u can use the fermi bios editor to bring the max voltage table up to 1.212V. its rly as easy and clicking and moving a slider lol.
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