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Hey guys, whats the best bios i can get on my ref 5870? right now its locked @ 900 , 1300. I wanted to go somewhere near 950 if possible with no voltage increase.

Thanks
post #2 of 5
You should be able to bypass that w/ MSI Afterburner, but if you want to unlock your BIOS then just use an ASUS *reference* BIOS.
(either of the 2x from 2009 here, should be reference)

EDIT:

NOTE THIS IS ONLY IF YOU HAVE A REFERENCE CARD.
If you have a non-reference, you should stick w/ Sapphire's BIOS, and either use software or edit your BIOS with RBE.
Edited by candy_van - 4/3/12 at 10:28am
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Originally Posted by candy_van View Post

You should be able to bypass that w/ MSI Afterburner, but if you want to unlock your BIOS then just use an ASUS *reference* BIOS.
(either of the 2x from 2009 here, should be reference)

will give a try thanks thumb.gif
post #4 of 5
Actually, wait a second is your card a reference model? I just saw you're using a Vapor-X BIOS
If you're using a non-ref Sapphire PCB, I'd only stick to their (non-ref) BIOSes otherwise you're likely going to brick the card.
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Use Trixx, sapphire is the maker of the program.

If one version isn't working well, try another. The one that works best for me is 3.0.5v
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