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Surely someone must have this card in this large community. If he/she could send me this bios in a PM or upload it to the techpowerup page, I'd be grateful.

From what I understand, my 1.05v card will be raised to 1.093v with the GHz bios. Clocks will raise to 1100MHz also. I don't want to try and flash the reference ghz bios because it will probably mess up the stock fan curve (which is perfectly quiet). I'm guessing the Gigabyte Ghz card will have a similar fan profile, as they have the same cooler.
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post #2 of 34
I'd like to second this request if the gentleman here hasn't gotten it already. Spread the maximum triple-Windforce love!

By the way: Hi, first post. Found this thread on Google.
 
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Man, I'm betting that ten-dollar difference is really keeping most people from getting that card. Hopefully someone with the BIOS will see this eventually.
 
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That's a bump for desperation!
 
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Yes, I have this card and its ripping fast, was able to OC it to 1200MHz and 1600 for the memory, runs about 55c under air. Would be nice to wastercool it for it to run no more than 31c hehe. But I cannot find any waterblock for it.

Anyway you can download the bios from here
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Thanks +REP.
Hope you find a way to watercool it. Though, I've found that Tahiti looses efficiency at 1200MHz and above. At 1100MHz my PC draws max 360W during BF3, at 1200MHz it draws up to 465W. That's 26% more for a 9% overclock. Go figure.
    
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post #7 of 34
That's good to know. I'll clock it back down.

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post #8 of 34
Excellent, thank you very much for this! I'll be trying this out to see if I'm more or less stable by splitting the difference at 1150/1550 myself.
 
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Tried that bios on my rig trying to figure if it might work as the F2 bios... didn't boot and had to recover the old bios.
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I'm actually unable to flash the BIOS onto my GB 7970 OC WF3 at all. Even tried from DOS and atiflash gave me the SSID mismatched error. I didn't use the -f command, because I thought I wouldn't need it. Poloasis, are you able to just save the BIOS to a file from Gigabyte's VGA @BIOS? That would make me a little more comfortable in using it. Right now I'm kinda iffy because of what just happened.
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