How to flash your Geforce GT 430 for more performance

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Do you want to increase the performance of your standard Geforce GT 430? Turn your standard Geforce GT 430 into an overclocked version. By flashing the BIOS on your Geforce GT 430, you’ll be able to get extra performance … just with a couple of clicks!

We’ve managed to get hold of an overclocked Geforce GT 430 BIOS, which can be used to flash your standard GT 430 from the default 700Mhz to an overclocked 730Mhz, giving you an extra 30Mhz. Not a great amount, but it should boost your overall performance.

In this example, we used a standard non-overclocked Geforce GT 430 from Gigabyte. It may work for other Geforce GT 430s, but not guranteed, please read the warning before proceeding. Let’s find out how to do it … Click “Read more”.

 

WARNING: We are not responsible for any damages caused during this process. Proceed with caution. Any modifications or flashing of the BIOS is done at your own RISK.

 

Step 1 – Download the BIOS and Flash Program

You can download the overclocked BIOS … Here.

 

 

Step 2 – Unzip/Unrar the Folder

Using Winrar, extract the file. The folder should be named AutoFlash_N430.

 

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Step 3 – Locate the File and Execute

 

Turn off any anti-virus or firewalls before proceeding. Next, we locate and execute the file AutoFlash_N430.exe (right click and run as administrator). A window should open with only one button to click. Hit the flash button. At this point … DO NOT SWITCH OR TURN OFF THE COMPUTER. Once the flashing process is completed, the system will automatically reboot.

 

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GPU-Z
Clock Readings

 

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3D Mark Vantage
Default Peformance Benchmark @1280×1024

 

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Unigine Heaven DX11
HQ settings, x16 AF, x8 AA @ 1280×1024

 

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Final words. As you can see, there’s definitely a increase in peformance even though it’s only an extra 30Mhz. The question now is … will this overclocked BIOS work for other Geforce GT 430 cards out there? But remember the WARNING. We are not responsible for any damages caused during this process. Proceed with caution. Any modifications or flashing of the BIOS is done at your own RISK.

 

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