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sapphire 6950 flashed to 6970 help

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i was wondering i can flash it back to the original 6950 that it was at default
cause i no there are 2 switches, and im on the 1st switch but i flashed this to a 6970

can i flash it back to the default state, the regualr 6950?
or do i have to switch it to number 2??
(i dont really want to switch it to number two, id rather flash it back to normal if i can because i wan to sell it)
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don't need to switch because that's the bios you flashed on.
    
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Originally Posted by robwadeson View Post
don't need to switch because that's the bios you flashed on.
so what does that mean?
can i go to normal 6950? like the way a 6950 would be if u just bought it off the shelves ??
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You can go back to the 6950 flash. I assume that because you're asking you didn't save a copy of your original bios before flashing to 6970?

Look around for a copy of the bios for your card. I've gathered from other people's threads that Sapphire's bioses are specific to their cards, so do be sure to flash back with a sapphire bios. using it.
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You can go back to the 6950 flash. I assume that because you're asking you didn't save a copy of your original bios before flashing to 6970?

Look around for a copy of the bios for your card. I've gathered from other people's threads that Sapphire's bioses are specific to their cards, so do be sure to flash back with a sapphire bios. using it.
WHy can't he just switch to the second bios and use ATIWinFlash to save a copy of it? That is the original 6950 bios for his card after all
    
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post #6 of 8
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ACTUALLY before i flashed my 6970
i saved the original 6950 flash (:

so does that mean im ok?
i just have to load the original bios, and flash it back to normal with the bios i saved?
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ACTUALLY before i flashed my 6970
i saved the original 6950 flash (:

so does that mean im ok?
i just have to load the original bios, and flash it back to normal with the bios i saved?
Yes, just flash back to normal.

If you didn't have it saved you could probably have just switched to the other position, loaded that, switched again, loaded the backup bios onto the card.

Does anyone know if the backup bios is identical to the original bios? That would make sense, but you never know unless you check.
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well it would be easier to just use the original bios i saved and flash it back instead of having to switch to the number 2 slot and back it up and switch back and everything right?
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