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I'd really be interested in seeing if you had any success OP. I'm considering purchasing a 6950 as well smile.gif
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Originally Posted by LA_Kings_Fan;15244900 
LOL ... it's slightly better than SLIM to NONE ... but your point is still Valid that to really get a 100% Guaranteed 6970 ... frankly is to buy a 6970, not even 100% of the Rev1 Reference cards Un-Lock, only like 99.9% wink.gifcool.gif


and the DIRT3 card HAS the DUAL BIOS switch too BTW ... several Non-Ref cards do wink.gif

Of coarse , but i highly doubt his 6950 is unlockable now .. Unless im totally wrong .

I thought they made a new pcb that was not unlockable for the new revision 6950's ..

If it does unlock , then wow .. good value
    
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Originally Posted by Xristo;15244938 
Of coarse , but i highly doubt his 6950 is unlockable now .. Unless im totally wrong .

I thought they made a new pcb that was not unlockable for the new revision 6950's ..

If it does unlock , then wow .. good value

You're ALMOST totally WRONG wink.gif

Read through the posts here ... A LOT of people ARE UnLocking their newly purchased HD-6950's STILL. My TOXIC card for one wink.gif but about 6 or 8 cards on the market have the DUAL BIOS Switch that the Original REF cards had ... it's just that the CHANCE of Un-Locking is LESS and frankly keeps going down and down as AMD runs out of GPU chips that they haven't LASER cut to keep the Un-Locks from happening, and in fact SOME of the DIRT3 cards are now in fact shipping with GPU's with the Antilles BIOS on them, and LASER cutting. Tells me they're cleaning out and getting ready to release the 7xxx series stuff soon. ninja.gif
   
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post #14 of 24
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Originally Posted by Xristo;15244938 
Of coarse , but i highly doubt his 6950 is unlockable now .. Unless im totally wrong .

I thought they made a new pcb that was not unlockable for the new revision 6950's ..

If it does unlock , then wow .. good value

My HD6950 Dirt 3 Edition came with the unlock from factory... so your wrong tongue.gif Or i'm just mighty lucky but i've read other posts on OCN stating that they also had unlocked cards from factory.
    
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My HD 6950 Dirt 3 has Antilles Chip and it dint unlock. The card was manufactured in Sep 2011 and I bought it yesterday.
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Originally Posted by makecoldplayhistory;15244867 
50/50.

Everything in the world is 50%.

Chances of winning the lottery? 50%. You either will, or you won't smile.gif

Neh I would say only 100%. 100% won or 100% didn't win.

Mine got unlocked after I switched on to 6970 bios. No flashing needed.

EDIT: I got mine last week. Like October 8 from superbiiz. There's one in tigerdirect which incl 3 games and one of them is Shogun 2 Total War :-( only to find out after my order shipped.
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Cayman GPU, Flipped the switch:
http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/hn7na/
awww yeaaaah. So I just OC this until it's unstable and I'm good?
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post #18 of 24
a good find then i guess
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post #19 of 24
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Originally Posted by t3haxle;15311928 
Cayman GPU, Flipped the switch:
http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/hn7na/
awww yeaaaah. So I just OC this until it's unstable and I'm good?

Cool. It's the Dirt 3 GPU's that show Antilles that are unlockable.

Enjoy the card, great performance. thumb.gif
     
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Arizonian;15312188 
Cool. It's the Dirt 3 GPU's that show Antilles that are unlockable.

Enjoy the card, great performance. thumb.gif

Well mine showed Cayman haha. I'm just excited.

Currently @ 920/1420 and going
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