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Hey guys, well iv had my old 8600gt lying around doing nothing, so i thought to myself... what if i Hard mod it and overclock it to the absolute maximum, and use it for folding

Im going to do this... BUT:

I can't find a guide for this circuit revision to hardware mod an external power source for extra juice.

I have got some pictures for you to look at to see if you can help me find the correct points for modding this 8600GT









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here you go...

all you need for volt mods

http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=44216
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There is also a volt modding section on OCN here:
http://www.overclock.net/general-volt-mods/

& the necessary mods are in this thread
http://www.overclock.net/general-vol...ssentials.html

If you have any questions make a thread & there a few guys there who can help out.
    
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why does your card look so short? my 8600GT was a good 3 inches longer. that looks like non ref PCB.
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That card can be pencil modded, I had one up to 1000MHz core.
     
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R.I.P little 8600GT, Got it upto 720MHz Core stable for 30 mins, rebooted computer to re-run test then all of a sudden it just went dead :/ All i could hear was a loud buzzing noise coming from the GPU. oh well, it was on its way out anyways thats the reason i did this

The last things i remembered were core running at 720MHz @ 1.75v and memory at 800Mhz ( i think) @ 2.3v

Well, time to get the heatgun out and take off the GPU will go nicely next to my 7950GT GPU

Will post up pics later as there on a different hard drive
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