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Another (Mac Pro) Report on Nvidia 8800GT Card "Bake" Fix
Saw another (mac pro) owner report on resurrecting (at least for awhile) a failed Nvidia 8800GT Card using the "Oven Bake" (Solder reflow) method. Here's an example youtube video posted in the past here. (Also some previous reports in Apple's Mac Pro forum threads on Nvidia 8800GT card problems - for example here and here.) As always, YMMV.
(Similar heat tricks have been used to resurrect failed Elgato EyeTV Hybrid TV tuners also.)
  
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Previous Day's News Summary:
    Friday June 28th, 2013 News Archive
  • Late 2012 Mac Mini Cooling Fan Intake and Exhaust Vents
  • Reminder on 2012 Mac Mini Internal Drive Upgrade/Swap (w/o removing mb)
  • Review: (802.11ac) Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station (A1521)
  • Benchmarks of 2013 802.11ac AirPort Extreme Base Station
  • Some MacBook Air owners invited to test a Wi-Fi fix
  • Google and Apple May Bring a Console War We Didn't See Coming
  • 50% off sale on F1 2012™ for Mac (feral interactive)
  • Updated Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Docs:
    - iCloud: Archiving or making copies of your iCloud data
    - Wi-Fi: How to troubleshoot Wi-Fi connectivity
    - About the Help menu in OS X Lion
    - iOS: Connecting to Wi-Fi
    - iOS 6: Apple FIPS iOS Cryptographic Modules v3.0
    - Magic Trackpad/Magic Mouse: How to adjust double-click & scrolling speed
    - iMac (Late 2009, Mid 2010): External features, ports, and connectors
    - iPad: Charging the battery
  • Other News/Reviews/Tech/OT:
    - First impressions: Hands-on with Ouya game console
    - 'Wi-Vi' uses low-power Wi-Fi to track movement - even behind walls
    - Intel's new CEO focused on mobile chips, cautious on TV
    - New Yamaha Flagship Aventage 11.2 Amp/Preamp Combo
    - Review: Lenovo ThinkStation D30
    - Reviews of Upside Down (3D Blu-ray) and The Call (Blu-Ray)

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