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hey y'all.

can you list all of the unlockable HD 6950s? my friend is going to buy one. is the XFX XXX HD 6950 unlockable? thanks!
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My saphire flex 6950 is unlockable. Flipped the switch and turned my computer on and got the full shaders.
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hey y'all.

can you list all of the unlockable HD 6950s? my friend is going to buy one. is the XFX XXX HD 6950 unlockable? thanks!


Unless the XFX XXX HD6950 is a reference design with dual-BIOS switch, otherwise the chance is 50-50 unlocking and bricking it.

 

Others that have dual-BIOS switch with a chance of unlocking if it's not laser cut;

 

Sapphire Toxic, Dirt3, Asus DCII 6950 2GB, PowerColor etc.  
 

 

 

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post #4 of 25
6950s that have unlocked for me in the past couple of weeks (build for friends) we MSI 6950 Twin Frozr III (via MSI bios flash) and Sapphire 6950 Dirt3 Edition (via bios switch). Both unlocked successfully though I cant guarantee that they all will but theres a good chance.
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post #5 of 25
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Unless the XFX XXX HD6950 is a reference design with dual-BIOS switch, otherwise the chance is 50-50 unlocking and bricking it.

Others that have dual-BIOS switch with a chance of unlocking if it's not laser cut;

Sapphire Toxic, Dirt3, Asus DCII 6950 2GB, PowerColor etc.  

 


How do you know whether it's laser cut?
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post #6 of 25

The only way is to buy and try to unlock it.

 

If there are ways to know other than the above, I would buy 1,000 pcs and make $10-20/pc specool.gif

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post #7 of 25
I have the xfx xxx. They do not unlock. And I can't get any kind of stable overclock
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thanks for the replies.

how bout this one? http://www.asus.com/Graphics_Cards/AMD_Series/EAH69502DI2S2GD5/
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post #10 of 25
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thanks for those link. how bout the MSI HD 6950 Twin Frozr III? is it unlockable? its really hard to find available stocks here in our country thats why i ask alot of q's lol.
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