News Archive for Wednesday April 25th, 2012
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|More (positive) Feedback on Nvidia 8800GT card "Oven-Bake" (solder reflow) Tip:|
A few more positive reports on the "Oven Bake"/solder reflow fix (example youtube video) for some Nvidia 8800GT card problems in Apple's Mac Pro forums. Some earlier/older threads on Nvidia 8800GT card problems have updated posts (here and here) on the oven-bake fix. As always, YMMV. (Some MP owners had also tried older tips on removing dust buildup, redoing thermal paste, SMCfanControl to boost case fan speeds, etc.)
BTW: I have never tried the bake tip personally (no 8800 card) and was very skeptical when I first heard about it. Some posts on oven baking in Nvidia's forums go back to 2010 but I still wondered about the success rate.
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