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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kung Pow;13502487 
full flash or unlock it does not matter nothing will be possible with the Twin Frozr III because all the new badges have been laser cut.
And they are to 80% already in market circulation.

As said by the MSI tech.
Still the TWFIII is the best overclocker among all the 6950´s so it can be compensated.


You are right !!

first,
I flashed it to TF III modified bios by ocdrift
http://www.ocdrift.com/2011/04/msi-r6950-twin-frozr-iii-peoc-unlocking-guide/
it's didn't unlock the shader but change the OC limit to
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Second,
I flashed it to my modified bios
* I only modified the Shader count to 6970
and again, it's didn't unlock the shader

Now i flashed it back to my original BIOS for now

Chalderm said that GPUZ need update to show the correct shader on TFIII
so maybe he is right maybe he isn't :]
We let the time do the work ..
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Originally Posted by Kirma View Post
You are right !!

first,
I flashed it to TF III modified bios by ocdrift
http://www.ocdrift.com/2011/04/msi-r...locking-guide/
it's didn't unlock the shader but change the OC limit to


Second,
I flashed it to my modified bios
* I only modified the Shader count to 6970
and again, it's didn't unlock the shader

Now i flashed it back to my original BIOS for now

Chalderm said that GPUZ need update to show the correct shader on TFIII
so maybe he is right maybe he isn't :]
We let the time do the work ..
You can check the GPU-Z update theory yourself though.

Just do a benchmark like for example vantage with the stock BIOS and then try it after you have flashed the card.

If you see an approximate performance increase of 4-7% not counting overall performance fluctiation of course then the unlock should be in affect and gpu-z really might just not be able to display it yet.

The Twin Frozr III has a special Voltagecontroller and overclocking capabilities be sure to take advantage of all of them.
And tuning the oc cap of 850 up should only be done with the MSI BIOS released.
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You can check the GPU-Z update theory yourself though.

Just do a benchmark like for example vantage with the stock BIOS and then try it after you have flashed the card.

If you see an approximate performance increase of 4-7% not counting overall performance fluctiation of course then the unlock should be in affect and gpu-z really might just not be able to display it yet.

The Twin Frozr III has a special Voltagecontroller and overclocking capabilities be sure to take advantage of all of them.
And tuning the oc cap of 850 up should only be done with the MSI BIOS released.
I can't to check performance because my CPU
It's give me only 18k (3Dmark vantage performance )
I checked the card with my friend PC (i3 530) and got 20.5k
so my CPU limit me..

I'll buy new motherboard+cpu+memory soon
so, for now i will stick the TFIII with default bios\\shader\\clock
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post #44 of 73
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I can't to check performance because my CPU
It's give me only 18k (3Dmark vantage performance )
I checked the card with my friend PC (i3 530) and got 20.5k
so my CPU limit me..

I'll buy new motherboard+cpu+memory soon
so, for now i will stick the TFIII with default bios\\shader\\clock
It does not matter if your CPU is limiting the scores.
We just wanna test if the unlock worked.
And if it did you should get better performance regardless of the CPU bottlenecking.

So if you checked your scores with normal BIOS and unlocked one and the unlock really worked then your scores should be higher.
And the theory that gpuz is just not displaying the 1536 shader units is correct.
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I plan on running the bench with pics on my day off (thurs). I will post as soon as I am done showing the different BIOS performance.
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I plan on running the bench with pics on my day off (thurs). I will post as soon as I am done showing the different BIOS performance.
Good idea
can't wait!
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So does the Twin Frozr III unlock after all and GPU-Z just does not display it yet?
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So does the Twin Frozr III unlock after all and GPU-Z just does not display it yet?
that's what he said :]

I'm really hope that's true !!
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post #49 of 73
Any update to this?? Why release an article on the TF3 being fully unlockable HERE
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Maybe Kung Pow will come back to answer your question

Then again, looks like he traded in two 6950's on one 580 . . .
   
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