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8600GTS should be in tomorrow
 
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cool, have fun modding
 

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#78
Thx for all your help Solaris17!
The bios in post #68 pls mod that one thx

I don't know what's going on but I can't seem to flash the bios. It says "Board ID mismatch"
it's not the "subsystem ID mismatch" or "device ID...". I've tried overriding, but I still get the "Board ID mismatch"....
you got it bud ill see what i can do!

ok i need you to tell me waht clocks you OC to as of right now...because your not running a vmod.
 
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highest stable w/o mod 740/1760/840
those clocks are actually a bit lower just to be safe.
thx
 

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here ye be
 

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thx, time to boot my win98 UFD and flash
 

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want to help me set up a mod with trimpots and etc?
 

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if you tell me what that is im sure im game.
 

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id get one that can do as low as 10 or 20 and upto 30 or 40 and if you get one i can help. i know how to set these up :)
 
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hey Solaris do you know anything about radeon x1800?
 

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so scirzz, exactly what type of pencil do u need? i have 2B, 2H and HB graphite pencils ready to go
 
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regular pencil, or mechanical pencil
 

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no scrizz i used to be pretty into ati 1xxx series but i lost my touch. sry dude.
 
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dang, and I was just reading some of your old posts,
thx anyways
 

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well i pencil modded both my 8600's real nice and they clock in at 850 core :D but the shaders still wont budge from 1836... but they do geoform for 10+ hours at 850/1836 so im pretty happy. thats over 50% overclock from stock clocks now :D

also with my penciling, i didnt just pencil the top of the resistor, i made a path along one side of it on the pcb, if you get what i mean.... in any case that seemed to work better than just penciling the top alone.
 
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that's what I do aswell
 
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Wow Awesome guide very detailed Should be stickied
 
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hey solaris...

you have any tips on a 9600GT?? I just got one to hold me over until I get my new parts......

any good tips??
 

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sure man what are you looking for?...if you want to oc the clocks do get pretty high unlink the shaders and OC with the latest of RT...that will bump performance but if you want more core tone the shaders down that will allow you to OC the core clock more..:)
 
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sure man what are you looking for?...if you want to oc the clocks do get pretty high unlink the shaders and OC with the latest of RT...that will bump performance but if you want more core tone the shaders down that will allow you to OC the core clock more..:)
thats good to know, I have it installed now, the drivers are working well,

what will give me the best results in games/benches?? low shader/high core or low core/high shader??

And do you have any clue how this card will clock up - its the bfg OC'd edition - clocks now are 729,900,1836
 

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i have the same one i was able to get
730/1900/1100

im volt modding atm..it can clock pretty high but it isnt perfected so i havent posted it..
 
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here are my first results


I am going to see how high I can push this thing!
 

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nice keep it up :)
 
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