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post #11 of 13
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Dual BIOS means you have a failsafe recovery feature available should your video card get bricked during the flash. So it's a desirable feature to have.

Yes yes, I realized that, but how to know if some GPU really has a Dual BIOS before buying it? Which of those GPUs that I linked might have it? That's my question... huh...
Still, thanks for reply!
post #12 of 13
if you read up on a specific one you should be able to find out if it has it or not, most of the 6950's have them, but just because it has a dual bios switch doesnt mean its going to unlock, the switch its self is really small and is usually right beside the crossfire connector
post #13 of 13
I have one of the first 2gb XFX 6950. I unlocked mine and it worked out pretty good. I few months back before I unlocked it I read somewhere that only the first few shipments were unlockable.

The dual bios switch makes it pretty damn convenient. I was running into a heat issue with mine (due to lack of airflow) so I put it back to stock until I get my GPU waterblock.

I was playing Crysis 2 when I first did it and I noticed a hug jump in FPS.
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