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which brands can be unlocked from 6950 to 6970.
can this one be unlocked ?

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ASUS-2GB-RADEO...item3366e4fc3a

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Don't think it can
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Most if not all of the 2gb versions can be unlocked, however if they do not have a bios restore switch (to my knowledge, no Non-reference one does, but I'm not 100% on that) you take a risk in flashing your card, and we see people here every few weeks asking for help because they flashed their card without having a backup bios switch, and now it doesn't work, and they're screwed.
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Yes, even without a switch u can modify bios to unlock missing processing cores:

http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1608/

http://www.geeks3d.com/20110202/test...-overclocking/
Edited by ekg84 - 6/3/11 at 12:34pm
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Originally Posted by Dr.GumbyM.D. View Post
Most if not all of the 2gb versions can be unlocked, however if they do not have a bios restore switch (to my knowledge, no Non-reference one does, but I'm not 100% on that) you take a risk in flashing your card, and we see people here every few weeks asking for help because they flashed their card without having a backup bios switch, and now it doesn't work, and they're screwed.
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