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I tried my Gigabyte Windforce card and the flash was successful, but the drivers crapped out. I was getting bsod's at startup and when i finally got it to start, Windows said it didn't recognize the card and that the drivers didn't work with the card i had. After trying to make it work for 18 hours, i gave up and flashed my old bios back onto the card. Did anyone have success with a Gigabyte card?

Make sure you're using the 12.7 drivers. 12.6 and older won't properly recognize the GHz Edition.
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mine is a gigabyte card and its been working fine

Really? Did you use the .exe file or use ATIflash with a .rom? I tried the .rom because for some reason the .exe wouldn't work with my card. And i am using 12.7 @_@
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mine is a gigabyte card and its been working fine

Really? Did you use the .exe file or use ATIflash with a .rom? I tried the .rom because for some reason the .exe wouldn't work with my card. And i am using 12.7 @_@

Which rom did you use? If you used the one off TPU, yeah that one doesn't work. You'll need to get the rom from somebody who has done a 100% successful flash (with voltage working too) in order to flash via rom.
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Really? Did you use the .exe file or use ATIflash with a .rom? I tried the .rom because for some reason the .exe wouldn't work with my card. And i am using 12.7 @_@

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Which rom did you use? If you used the one off TPU, yeah that one doesn't work. You'll need to get the rom from somebody who has done a 100% successful flash (with voltage working too) in order to flash via rom.

i used the one in the link from the first post, worked like charm on my gigabyte card, but mine is a reference card
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Which rom did you use? If you used the one off TPU, yeah that one doesn't work. You'll need to get the rom from somebody who has done a 100% successful flash (with voltage working too) in order to flash via rom.

Q_Q
Do you know anywhere i could get the rom then? The only place i know is TPU and that one doesn't work. (A link would be nice)
Thanks.
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Which rom did you use? If you used the one off TPU, yeah that one doesn't work. You'll need to get the rom from somebody who has done a 100% successful flash (with voltage working too) in order to flash via rom.

Q_Q
Do you know anywhere i could get the rom then? The only place i know is TPU and that one doesn't work. (A link would be nice)
Thanks.

Try mine. Make sure you use the DOS based flash utility.

GHz BIOS.zip 41k .zip file
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Try mine. Make sure you use the DOS based flash utility.
GHz BIOS.zip 41k .zip file

Dude, you are the best! Thanks so much for that, it worked and everything is reading out correctly! biggrin.gif

<3
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Try mine. Make sure you use the DOS based flash utility.
GHz BIOS.zip 41k .zip file

Dude, you are the best! Thanks so much for that, it worked and everything is reading out correctly! biggrin.gif

<3

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I'm not sure why, but for some odd, strange reason....MY BIOS seems to work for people when the same file I got it from doesn't, lol.

Does voltage control work for you? Try it out with MSI AB, and watch your voltages in GPUz (under some sort of a load), see if it works out.
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I'm not sure why, but for some odd, strange reason....MY BIOS seems to work for people when the same file I got it from doesn't, lol.
Does voltage control work for you? Try it out with MSI AB, and watch your voltages in GPUz (under some sort of a load), see if it works out.

I'm downloading MSI AB right now to see what it says. Anyway, what is your card?

Edit: Ok voltage seems to be at a steady 1.2 when under load.
Edited by jsksjs - 8/13/12 at 9:00pm
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I'm not sure why, but for some odd, strange reason....MY BIOS seems to work for people when the same file I got it from doesn't, lol.
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I'm downloading MSI AB right now to see what it says. Anyway, what is your card?

Technically, its just a regular old reference Sapphire 7970, that I bought 3 days after initial release in January, with an Accelero Extreme 7900 cooler on it.
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