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Old 06-12-2011, 12:28 PM   #1
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Default Average life span after baking a video card?

I finally had to bake my bfg 9800gt yesterday as it would cause weird sorts of colors at any time, even during post!!! I changed thermal paste many times, kept temps down, made sure drivers weren't corrupt but still, it got worse. Finally i baked it and the problems are gone, played many games that'd instantly do these problems and nothing happened. How long do these cards usually last after a bake? I know the xbox 360 only lasts 4-6 months after a bake, so i'm assuming i have similar time? This is only a 2 year old card too.
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