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post #1 of 15
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whats up gents.

so i bought a sapphire 6870 HD a couple months ago.
its been treating me great. but im wanting a bit more juice.

now i did a bit of research and came up with this
http://www.techpowerup.com/vgabios/96352/Sapphire.HD6870.1024.101228.html


my stock core and mem clock is 900/1050

if i flashed to this bios, would that be a bad mistake?
or should i try and take the risk?

how hard is recovery if the worst should happen?

EDIT:
also i would like to add
my bios version is 013.010.00.009.000000
and the one on the website is 013.011.xxxx

so im not sure if this is to all sapphire owners.. or what.
Edited by trusodapop - 6/8/11 at 3:44pm
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post #2 of 15
i flashed mine with the xfx black edition bios, works great
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post #3 of 15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by otakunorth;13801844 
i flashed mine with the xfx black edition bios, works great


and you have a XFX card correct?

haha just making sure.

im totally about to do this.
but am debating running in DOS or just using a flash utility
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post #4 of 15
same as yours
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post #5 of 15
I would always flash in DOS
post #6 of 15
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okay i just messed up big time.
the falsh utility said success.

but when i boot up my gfx card fan goes insane and
no post.

SOOO. it didnt take.
and now im using my onboard video.
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post #7 of 15
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how can i flash my card back? this sucks man
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Well i was getting my hopes high till I saw the last post...
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post #9 of 15
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haha. well im sure it can be done. just not the way i did it.

if i had the proper resources, im could flash it back.
like a standard PCI card.

but my onboard isnt a option to boot first on my MB
so if i plug the sapphire in, it boots first.
hence, no way to undo my mistake. for now anyways..
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post #10 of 15
oh crap! bad luck man, i was reading this thread with great interest too as i have the same card and had wondered about flashing the bios.. Hope you sort it out.. *subscribed*
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