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Wait you can force flash in Winflash or do I need to use the bootable dos version ?

Type atiflash -pa -f biosname.rom when on the bootable dos flash drive it will flash all if you have more the 1 card


This is what i use to flash Here

Also if you dont know how to use atiflash look Here

I'm sorry for confusing you I use atiflash not atiwinflash
Edited by crunkazcanbe - 6/23/12 at 4:41am
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Type atiflash -pa -f biosname.rom when on the bootable dos flash drive it will flash all if you have more the 1 card
This is what i use to flash Here
Also if you dont know how to use atiflash look Here
I'm sorry for confusing you I use atiflash not atiwinflash

Yeah the atiwinflash part was confusing I'm lazy so I wanted to flash in windows but I have located a USB drive now so I'll do it the old fashioned way in dos biggrin.gif
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Yeah the atiwinflash part was confusing I'm lazy so I wanted to flash in windows but I have located a USB drive now so I'll do it the old fashioned way in dos biggrin.gif

 

thumb.gif  smile.gif

 

If you can, check to see if you can give any extra voltage.

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I know this sounds like the most stupid question in history of OCN, but if you have a 7970 GHz edition and a normal 7970 and overclock them both to 1170/1650, will they perform the exact same?
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Well I got it up and running but windows is reporting a code 43 error so I don't have any 3D acceleration nor MSI AB readouts.... don't know if its driver incompatibility or BIOS issue but so far this is not working tongue.gif

EDIT: Just got this error so maybe this still has potential....

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I know this sounds like the most stupid question in history of OCN, but if you have a 7970 GHz edition and a normal 7970 and overclock them both to 1170/1650, will they perform the exact same?

I would say, unless they changed anything to do with the architecture of the gpu on the new Ghz models, or the memory is clocked slightly different on the Ghz model and you didn't make sure that they were the same as you have with the GPU overclock, that they would perform within a couple of points difference of each other in benchmarks. Heat would be the determining factor, as if one stays cooler than the other, it may have a SLIGHT performance advantage.

I think that the Ghz edition, as I have mentioned before, is just a way of AMD gaining some credibility back after the much loved GTX 680 stole it's short-lived performance reign. AMD would have been cringing watching all the benchmarks on the reviews of the two flagship model cards, knowing that users were gaining in excess of 50% gains once the cards hit their rigs at home. Yet the 680 was being hailed all high and mighty with its BUILT IN boost clock speeds.

My 7950 bests a slightly overclocked 680 in 3DMark11 benches, which goes to show the OC potential of the 7900 series (as we are all well aware of). It may not be the same for ALL 7950's, but I am on air with a dual fan cooler (Sapphire) in a fairly well ventilated case. Nothing extraordinary about my set up, just a fantastic performing overclocked card.
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Are the 12.7 drivers still overclockable? I'm using 12.4 but want to try out the new stuff. I thought I read somewhere that AMD's latest drivers finally removed the ability to overclock past Overdrive limits in Afterburner
 
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Are the 12.7 drivers still overclockable? I'm using 12.4 but want to try out the new stuff. I thought I read somewhere that AMD's latest drivers finally removed the ability to overclock past Overdrive limits in Afterburner

They added the files back into the package with the 12.6 June 14th version. No idea about 12.7, do they even exist? I've tried all the drivers and 12.4 seem the best for me.
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They added the files back into the package with the 12.6 June 14th version. No idea about 12.7, do they even exist? I've tried all the drivers and 12.4 seem the best for me.

 

 

Oh, didn't know that.

 

http://www.overclock.net/t/1196856/official-amd-radeon-hd-7950-7970-owners-thread/12330_30#post_17539511

http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=364682

 

Think I will give them a try then.

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Any release notes ?
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