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Would there be any benefit to flashing my XFX 6850 bios to that of the XFX 6870 or am I better off not messing with this?
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It will not work too well. I would just leave it at stock speeds. Even if Overclocked, you won't see any difference in demanding area's of latest games. Hope this helps you bud.
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Your better off 'unlocking' the shaders then overclocking rather than 'flashing' it to a 6970 BIOS.

Unlocked shaders on mine straight away so i dont know what the performance boost is between locked and unlocked but i read its about 2%
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Originally Posted by Darylrese View Post
Your better off 'unlocking' the shaders then overclocking rather than 'flashing' it to a 6970 BIOS.

Unlocked shaders on mine straight away so i dont know what the performance boost is between locked and unlocked but i read its about 2%
He's got a 6850

If it were 6950s though, you'd be 100%
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oh sorry lol in that case i agree
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Alright thanks guys!
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