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How do i go about backup up the 7970 firmware to flash it to another 7970?

i tried using techPowerUp app, that lets you save the firmware to a ROM file

but then when i tried to flash it using ATIwinFlash utility it didn't seem to work?

if i flashed any of the BIN files download from techPowerUp then it works

is there something i can use to convert the ROM file to BIN file?
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guys do you know where i can find a superoverclocked bios of hd7970? according to that i would like to hex edit msi lightning bios to flash my card
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I found that 1250 in hex is 48 E8 01 and 1600 is 02 71 00 now i would understand how modify the voltage ....
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I found that 1250 in hex is 48 E8 01 and 1600 is 02 71 00 now i would understand how modify the voltage ....

There is a program called racerx that can modify ccc to give you whatever parameters you want, even powertune limits. Look for it in techimo forums. One of the versions works with the 7970.
     
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i don't play 24/7
Most of us either lol..

I have 3 kind of overclocks on my setups..

1: highest stable overclock that i can reach with no voltage added for those hot days and not so demanding games
2: highest stable overclock with added voltage
3: and the "way pushing to the limits overclock"
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There is a program called racerx that can modify ccc to give you whatever parameters you want, even powertune limits. Look for it in techimo forums. One of the versions works with the 7970.
i wanna flash the bios because i don't wanna depend on software for overclocking
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Has anyone managed to get 100% usage in Battlefield?
Mine always sticks to 99% (12.6 drivers) whether my cpu is running @ 4.1 or 4.9 it still shows 99%. I mean what does it want, like 6Ghz?
99% is considered 100%.
Everything is ok.
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For the guys who are experiencing screen flickering, I was finally able to emulate it on my system. I set my memory to 625, but it would stick to 1250. Once I did a reboot, it stayed at 625 and my 2nd monitor connected to the DVI slot would flicker. My core clock has also gone down to 300.

It flickers when I move my mouse around or scroll up/down in my browser since the core and mem clocks try to go back to up to their default values. However if there is a GPU load, say a Youtube video, then I get no flickers. So a fix for the people who are experiencing flickering could be to turn off the power saving options for your GPU or force the memory to run at it's regular speeds (1200 and higher).
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Ye tried vsync and doenst really help,only makes it tad less noisy but its still very annoyingly loud. Also examply in 3Dmark11 it makes some seriously strange noise.
Sadly i only have really poor pocket cam but i think i will take few short vids just to show you guys how bad it really is.
MSI kombustor:
-snip-
3DM11:
-snip-
IR it sounds even much worse than on those vids

The 3DM11 sounds really bad... mine is barely a whisper when it's bad. The only time I hear something that loud is when I'm exiting Unigine Heaven and that credits screen (where you have to press ESC to close it) is up. You may have to RMA it of if possible, return it.
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The cooler itself is nice if done right. The downside is XFX is super picky about putting 3rd party stuff on, so if you need to do a warranty it will probably get denied since they will see that someone had heatsinks on it.

Lies.. XFX has an amazing warranty if you live stateside or in respective countries. Doesn't matter if you put on an aftermarket cooler.
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And that is it, i am done with HD 7950, just too many problems, i will give HD 7870 CFX a try.
I wish to thanks everyone in this thread who was helping me, good luck.
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