Re: 8800GTX Bios + overclock safe?
Increasing the shader clock has a very minimal impact on performance from what I've seen. And no one has been able to push it all the way to 1900mhz yet. 1550 is as high as I've seen it clocked.
As for flashing the BIOS, why would you want to take such a risk? Why not just use RivaTuner or ATI Tool to overclock it with and select the option to start Windows w/ the overclock you have set?
There is really never any need to flash the BIOS on a videocard. I've seen people screw their cards up by doing this.
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