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6950 shader/sight OC BIOS no longer working after reformat

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As the title says, I had my 6950 unlocked, increased shader count and a very small clock increase from 800 to 810. When I reformatted it (installed SSD) wouldn't work any more and I had to switch to be able to use my comp.

I'm not sure what went wrong, or if there's a way to fix it so I can use that BIOS again... even if I have to clear it.

Any help is greatly appreciated.
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I'm not really sure why that would happen. I would go ahead and reflash the shader unlocked BIOS on the secondary switch, and keep the primary bios switch on the stock bios in case anything goes wrong.
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Originally Posted by grassh0ppa View Post

As the title says, I had my 6950 unlocked, increased shader count and a very small clock increase from 800 to 810. When I reformatted it (installed SSD) wouldn't work any more and I had to switch to be able to use my comp.

I'm not sure what went wrong, or if there's a way to fix it so I can use that BIOS again... even if I have to clear it.

Any help is greatly appreciated.


 

That's almost impossible unless in some ways the BIOS is corrupted (very unlikely) or you accidently flipped the BIOS switch. Switch #1 is flashable, #2 stock default (don't touch).

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After making this thread I decided to try switching the BIOS again and it seems to be working. I don't know what happened, maybe I was missing drivers that were causing my comp to bluescreen. I haven't tried doing this since I installed my SSD, I figured it was a lost cause. Anyway, I probobaly should have tried again before making a thread.

Thanks to all who posted anyway.
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