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BIOS Flash on GTX 260

Discussion in 'NVIDIA' started by dadi_oh, Sep 23, 2008.

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    I have always used NVFlash to flash my NVidia BIOS's but I notice the last update was February 2008 which is before this card came out. I tried using my current version and it complains that there is no NVidia device present.

    What are you guys using for flashing your GTX 260 BIOS?

    BTW the only change I was wanting to make as a start was to up the voltage (see attachment). I assume this works OK? My temps seem fine at stock so I think I have some headroom at higher volts.
     

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    Never mind teh question about NVFlash. Found a newer one here at TPU. (My bad for not searching here first :ohwell:

    Still would like people's view on the voltage increase though...
     
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    OK. I flashed the BIOS up to 1.18V and it resulted in getting a black screen part way through furmark. I recognize this from my 9600GT voltage modding experience. Seems like it is hitting either over voltage protection (OVP) or overcurrent protection (OCP). Will do some searching but if anyone has run into this on their GTX then would appreciate your experience.
     
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    I didn't notice that kind of instability with my GTX260, others have claimed either better OC's, or like me same OC's with just higher temps.

    How hot are you letting the GTX get? I do know that in the upper 70's-80's while OC'd there can be some stability issues for some...my old GTX260 stayed below 70C at 80% fan speed...the noise was worth the cooling to me...and really it wasn't that bad. At least for me! :p

    Feel free to post questions and results in my GTX thread, link in sig! :toast:

    Nice Nflesher! Beat me to it! :toast:
     
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    Moved over to the other thread. Will see what I can find there.

    Thanks Guys
     

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