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    Default unlocking voltage control on my GTX460 OC 1Gb card

    Hi

    as my voltage is currently locked on my card i would like to know how to flash it with a new bios to unlock the voltage. Also i am running sli...would i have to turn off sli and flash each card serparetly.

    thx
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    Default Re: unlocking voltage control on my GTX460 OC 1Gb card

    doesnt msi afterburner software let you adjust it without flashing?
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    Default Re: unlocking voltage control on my GTX460 OC 1Gb card

    No....it is not activated in afterburner....apparently it is locked by default on these cards.
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    Default Re: unlocking voltage control on my GTX460 OC 1Gb card

    just maksure in afterburner settings that you have to untick the voltage control so it lets you adjust it,if it doesnt work then you have to flash the gpu bios,i think you need to flash it with a generic asus bios to unlock the voltage adjustment
    look on techpowerup.com in the bios lists to see if theres a bios,im not sure if you have to disable sli but id assume you do
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    Default Re: unlocking voltage control on my GTX460 OC 1Gb card

    I had all ready done the steps you mention above with regard to afterburner that is why I have brought my self here. Why would I need an asus bios for a gigabyte card....or are gigabyte cards made by asus>

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    Default Re: unlocking voltage control on my GTX460 OC 1Gb card

    ahh ok,idk with gigabyte gpu's,but you would have to flash the bios to one that has the voltage adjustment unlocked,im only going off my gpu which is locked voltage so i would need either an msi or an asus bios to flash to so i could adjust voltage for the core

    i dont know if its the same for your gpu or whether gigabyte has an unlocked bios to allow you to raise voltages ect
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    Default Re: unlocking voltage control on my GTX460 OC 1Gb card

    lol......thanks for the help mate.....but you saying to check afterburner got me wondering and i checked for a new version....found vs 2.0 and installed that....and now problem solved...thanks for your time.
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    Default Re: unlocking voltage control on my GTX460 OC 1Gb card

    so the newer software unlocks core voltage? if so great and no problem
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    Default Re: unlocking voltage control on my GTX460 OC 1Gb card

    Quote Originally Posted by wazza300 View Post
    so the newer software unlocks core voltage? if so great and no problem
    Yes...I was using vs1.6....obviously older than my cards...the newer version worked straight away.

    thx again.
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