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Baked my evga 8800gt And

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So I got my third 8800gt back from evga, last 2 lasted about oh 6 months each and both would artifact like mofo in any 3d game.. So this one right outa RMA box artifact worse and would hard locked before windows, and oh chance it got to windows it would hard lock about 10 minutes in..

So I said w/e ima RMA it anyway and set up up tin foil layer 4 tin foil balls, flatted so the card would move much. So I put card in for about 9 and half minutes at 385 ish.. Took it out let it cool for 15 minutes and booted no artifacts stocks speed, played little BF2 went to reboot redlines... sadface..


After reboot worked perfect since, been testing most time I got home, and now running 700/1757/950 for mem.. 65% fan speed.. So far so good, hope it lasts while I get a replacement for my MSi GTX 470 from newegg...

So i hope it will last need couple weeks lol.. Then I'll send it off, or w/e..
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Well that is odd and awesome. Have fun.
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HAHA that's awesome! I did the same (well similar) to one of my 5050s about 4 months ago and it worked too and is still fine! so lets hope that you have my luck!
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Pretty happy so far, I sure hope it does work.. Or I'll have to use a x300se I have laying around.. And that would be a nightmare..
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