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hey, so i was browsing the web and looking for ideas and ways to fix a video card that was artifacting. i kept reading articles on baking your gpu and i was like, sure it worked for xbox's right. so i gave it a try on my old 9800gtx that was artifacting and is going on 3 years now. i turned my oven on to about 375 and preheated it, then threw the card in for about 7-10 minutes (i didnt really keep track). let it cool slowly by just opening the oven door and turning the oven off. took it out after it cooled, threw it back together and now its working perfectly with no artifacts or glitches what-so-ever! so, if you have a screwy card dont be afraid to cook it till shes medium rare.

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I've done it to 2 BFG 7600's and it fixed one (the one that died first 2 years before the second one went).
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I've never had to bake one since they have been under warranty still. smile.gif
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i have done to 10 8800gts's and a few 9800gx2's biggrin.gif
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