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BIOS Voltage Change - XFX Radeon 6870

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So my card doesn't support changing voltage through software, but I seem to be able to change the voltage in the BIOS with Radeon BIOS Editor 1.28.

For reference, this is the card I have
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150561

If I were to modify the BIOS and change the voltage in the BIOS and flash it, how risky is it that'll brick the card? Anyone have experience with this?
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I wouldn't try to change it trough BIOS as the card may not have a reference board. You could try checking their website to see if there's a new BIOS with an higher voltage instead, but it's XFX ... I wouldn't even dare to OC those card.
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Yeah.. I broke it. Trying to get it flashed back, I can get in safe mode but thats it. It BSODs in regular mode.
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Yeah.. I broke it. Trying to get it flashed back, I can get in safe mode but thats it. It BSODs in regular mode.

Protip: When you make a post to ask for help, wait to have an answer before doing anything risky.

Anyway, did you backup the BIOS of the card before at least?
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I actually did it by accident. I loaded the file and it does not actually confirm, and it just wrote it out. I was just fooling with the program to see how it works before I decided to do it. Yes, I saved the stock one.
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All fixed and I feel stupid as hell.
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