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Asus 6950 DCUII - Is it ref and can it be flashed?

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Hey Guys,

I recently got two Asus 6950's DCUII 1GB and was wondering if they were ref PCB or custom PCB. I am looking at getting waterblocks for them but need to know before I buy. biggrin.gif

Also I am not really up to speed with the whole flashing thing. Could somebody be kind enough to point me in the right direction so I can see if I can unlock these things smile.gif

Thanks in advance
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There is not a waterblock for those cards. I have 2 of them in my one build. Just used the universal blocks and extender bits to get them in the open. The whole flashing debate is crap if you ask me. especially with those cards. It has a "bios" switch but it only contains 1 bios. no backup. the switch is only there to activate usage of the other inputs. for additional displays.

WC'ing should give you a nice OC
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Okay thanks,

I understood that you could unlock it to a 6970 if you flashed it?

Anyway ill slap on two uni blocks and OC the hell outa em :-D

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Hey Guys,

I recently got two Asus 6950's DCUII 1GB and was wondering if they were ref PCB or custom PCB. I am looking at getting waterblocks for them but need to know before I buy. biggrin.gif

Also I am not really up to speed with the whole flashing thing. Could somebody be kind enough to point me in the right direction so I can see if I can unlock these things smile.gif

Thanks in advance

 


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Yea i had mine clocked just over 1000 core. took it down just a bit though lol no need for it. but its totally worth it!
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AFAIK there is no reference design that's 1GB, so I wouldn't unlock unless you were for certain it will work tongue.gif
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I have a gigabyte non reference. I used RBE to unlock the shaders took all of 3 or 4 minutes (including the downloads of gpu-z and rbe).
    
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