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crap move this.... i just realized i posted this here... OOPS

I was wondering if the 6950 here
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-530-_-Product

will be able to be flashed to a 6970? Im planning on doing RMA on my broken gtx 460 SE and once its fixed im going to sell them both and go for 2 of those 6950's. Ati has not failed me yet.
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post #2 of 8
I would have to say no, the PCB does not look like it is reference.
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No, that model will not flash.
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From reading the comments on the egg, no shader unlocks or dual bios unfortunately.
    
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Ok thanks.
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post #6 of 8
Even some non reference models unlock. Mine is non-ref and unlocked fine.

Remember, unlocking shaders only gives you 2% more performance.

A modest overclock of 880/1350 will give you 12% performance, and all cards i've seen can do that.

edit: source of these percentages
Edited by fluxlite - 5/11/11 at 3:46pm
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Nope, non ref pcb
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Moved the thread to the proper location.
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