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June 16, 2011, 11:07:01 PM
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Does anyone tried to overvolt a saphire 5850, or a similar with or without bios flash?

I have some questions about it...

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June 17, 2011, 01:13:33 AM
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Tried it for myself. It works, but the GPU gets very hot (big cooling problem) and there is much(!) more power comsumption (watts per mhash/s). Only interesting for extreme gamers in my opinion, not for long-time mining, because of the high energy costs.
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