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cheers.gif Yet again my personal BIOS saves the day. biggrin.gif
Is your voltage unlocked as well? I might have to sticky my BIOS in the AMD section, lol.

Your personal BIOS works for me too. Been using it for a couple of weeks and everything is great! Thanks a lot! thumb.gif
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Try mine. Make sure you use the DOS based flash utility.
GHz BIOS.zip 41k .zip file

I'm confused - you wrote that your card was a reference model, so how is it that the bios you shared are of the ghz edition?

And another thing - aimed not just at you: What is the difference between the reference and the ghz edition volts?
Edited by H3avyM3tal - 8/29/12 at 1:33am
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hi flash the bios...and then make a back up ROM..and then hi share it with us.thumb.gif
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Try mine. Make sure you use the DOS based flash utility.
GHz BIOS.zip 41k .zip file

I'm confused - you wrote that your card was a reference model, so how is it that the bios you shared are of the ghz edition?

And another thing - aimed not just at you: What is the difference between the reference and the ghz edition volts?

My card is a reference 7970, yes. I did the BIOS flash to the GHz Edition, and then I uploaded my new BIOS as seen above. So the BIOS that I shared, is a GHz Edition BIOS, which should work 100%.

Difference between voltage will vary. On my card I was 1.175v at stock on the reference BIOS. With the GHz BIOS I'm now clocked higher, and I'm at 1.06v for stock (1050 / 1500 over 925 / 1375).
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anyways thanks for the help did it a diffident way
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My card is a reference 7970, yes. I did the BIOS flash to the GHz Edition, and then I uploaded my new BIOS as seen above. So the BIOS that I shared, is a GHz Edition BIOS, which should work 100%.
Difference between voltage will vary. On my card I was 1.175v at stock on the reference BIOS. With the GHz BIOS I'm now clocked higher, and I'm at 1.06v for stock (1050 / 1500 over 925 / 1375).

I see. Is that voltage at load or idle? My idle volts are 0.85 and 1.2 at load, and I'\m afraid it's a little high for the stock cooling...
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My card is a reference 7970, yes. I did the BIOS flash to the GHz Edition, and then I uploaded my new BIOS as seen above. So the BIOS that I shared, is a GHz Edition BIOS, which should work 100%.
Difference between voltage will vary. On my card I was 1.175v at stock on the reference BIOS. With the GHz BIOS I'm now clocked higher, and I'm at 1.06v for stock (1050 / 1500 over 925 / 1375).

I see. Is that voltage at load or idle? My idle volts are 0.85 and 1.2 at load, and I'\m afraid it's a little high for the stock cooling...

Those were both load voltages, as reported by MSI AB, and GPUz wasn't too far off from that.
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Wow, the difference is huge. Should I attempt a new flash, or reinstall the drivers?
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Wow, the difference is huge. Should I attempt a new flash, or reinstall the drivers?

That's up to you. Obviously flashing is at your own risk, and you should definitely save your original for a backup (just in case) moment. I, and quite a few others, had absolutely great success with the flash, and a lot of us even got higher overclocks. For other people, it didn't work out as well.

Drivers, you need 12.7b or later to use the GHz Edition BIOS (and 12.8's are supposedly pretty bad, although I cannot comment yet).
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The thing is I was able to flash the card only with the force flash command. Normally it would've given me a mismatch error. I'll try reintall all drivers and if that didn't help I will try flashing again. If that still would give me a high voltage... well, atleast I can try to up it to 1200mhz. It works perfectly fine on 1150 now.
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