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i am new to volt modding and was wondering what are the best capacitors to use?
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Why would you want to change the caps?
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with volt modding the 1st mod youll most likley be doing is increaseing vcore and vmem.

this is done with a VR ( Variable resistor ) not a cap (:
you can do a Cap mod, not 100% sure what it does. (:
    
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You can either add or replace caps on a graphics card(mainboard, sound card, etc.). This gives you a cleaner voltage and might result in a higher stable overclock.

Usually you should go for caps with a very low ESR. Looking at electrolytic caps Rubycon has some very good ones. Regarding solid polymer caps you could get some from Sanyo, Nichicon or Fujitsu.
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You can either add or replace caps on a graphics card(mainboard, sound card, etc.). This gives you a cleaner voltage and might result in a higher stable overclock.

Usually you should go for caps with a very low ESR. Looking at electrolytic caps Rubycon has some very good ones. Regarding solid polymer caps you could get some from Sanyo, Nichicon or Fujitsu.
^^Yes, exactly this. Capacitors provide sustainable and cleaner power to the card and will most likely allow for a more stable output.

Capping out a card before hand is like the equivalent of beefing up the drivetrain on a hot rod before you modify the motor. You wouldnt want to put a 800hp+ motor in a car with a factory drivetrain that hasnt been beefed up or bad things could possibly result from this.
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ohk Thanks, sorry for late reply but it didnt show up in my inbox. So i should start with caps or resistors?
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Start with VRs adjusting FB first.
    
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ok thanks
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