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Old 06-01-2008, 08:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Chilled 8800GT, OC more?

When a Video Card starts to freeze up, Artifact because of OCing.. Is that because of heat or is the card simply being pushed past its physical limits?

**Update** On second thought, It would need more voltage wouldn't it? Just like a CPU.
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Default Re: Chilled 8800GT, OC more?

just answered your own question
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Default Re: Chilled 8800GT, OC more?

chilled 8800gt = water cooled? ...

when a part freezes up lol its not called chilled is it?

confusing...

anyways yeah, volt mods = the way to go

most cards can get a bit more juice out of them stock with a volt mod even if your on stock cooling

8800 gt's have many guides available although the risk is still there
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Default Re: Chilled 8800GT, OC more?

I'll look into it.. It's not like a couple months ago where I had no source of income, so I can finally be a little risky and replace a broken part.... Broken hardware is just an excuse to upgrade. Volt looks complicating though.
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it will take a bit of time, a few hours probably for the inexperienced and it involves soldering very small circuits...

you won't see that great of a performance gain on stock cooling... so if your not too sure of what your doing, I'd say to forego it unless you are upgrading to a waterblock or aftermarket cooling
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