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Originally Posted by Mit Namso View Post
I sure hope its not messed up beyond repair

I never tried to flash my single BIOS non-ref 6950

But I better get the overall simple procedure right when I have to install new MB BIOS so I can run some bulldozer in this MB


But I noob like me thinks that it should be reversible
Putting a BD in a your MoBo will limit it.
    
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36 hours ago, I woke up to find my 400 sata 1 HDD fried (don't ask why), I even think it was working a bit at that point


Soon after, my LCD was saying "no signal detected"...I CAN ONLY HOPE it was a connection problem

I tried checked connections/tried old VGA cable/then old LCD/then finally rebooted with new LCD and DVI....................and it worked again


At the moment, I only have new PC and new 3 guitars, without them..........TOTAL BOREDOM
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post #23 of 55
Make a bootable usb that can flash the card. if not rma the card.
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Originally Posted by Anthraxinsoup View Post
Putting a BD in a your MoBo will limit it.
Well I can't wait for some benches of that

But since ASUS has higher quality power management than some others, hopefully it will work pretty good...or I just get a new MB too
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post #25 of 55
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Well I can't wait for some benches of that

But since ASUS has higher quality power management than some others, hopefully it will work pretty good...or I just get a new MB too
You don't need benches. AM3s are limited when put in AM2+ sockets, same things will happen. Trust me.
    
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post #26 of 55
Blind flash it if you don't have a spare pci video card. I don't remember the exact steps. You'll need to google it.

But you boot from a usb stick with the bios on there and then wait a moment to make sure the computer booted up in dos and then type out the commands that would've flashed the card and wait 5 minutes and then reboot.
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post #27 of 55
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Putting a BD in a your MoBo will limit it.
hate to sound like a noob but i have been seeing "BD" lots and no clue what it stands for lol some one please help?
    
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post #28 of 55
Why don't people unlock shader's instead of flashing to 6970 bios?
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hate to sound like a noob but i have been seeing "BD" lots and no clue what it stands for lol some one please help?
Bulldozer.

@SkyHi: Cause they seem to not know that the RAM timings are like 3 times tighter.
    
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post #30 of 55
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Non ref 6950 isn't supposed to be flashable to begin with.
This.
Should have done more homework.
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