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5970 bricked please help

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Ok so my 5970's second gpu wasn't working so I tried the 1+8 pin mod to try and get the second gpu to work but it backfired terribly not only dose the 2nd gpu still not show up but the 1st gpus bios has been erased and atiflash wont let me re flash it but the interesting thing is it still shows up in atiflash and windows but I just get a black screen so I can only boot with the onboard gpu below is a picture of the write diagnostic please not i know the bios says slave that was the wrong bios at that point but i also have the right one

Thanks in advance

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you'll need some cheap dedicated GPU so that you can reflash the BIOSes back onto the cards.
 
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im using the onboard will that be ok
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im using the onboard will that be ok

I think you should be ok with the onboard, did you save the stock bios before you flash the card. if you didn't could go here and find the bios for your card manufactured.

http://www.techpowerup.com/vgabios/
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iv got the original bios someware but the problem is the

Flash type: Unknown SPI

Write Fail

error 0FL01 :
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double points if anyone can figure out why the 2nd gpu doesn't show up in atiflash
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double points if anyone can figure out why the 2nd gpu doesn't show up in atiflash

maybe you might brick the second card, when you did the flash. that's what I think
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post #8 of 9
Have you tried using RBE to see if both show up? if you still having problems flashing it just check the "force flash bios" box.
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OK so its detected under windows but shows up with a exclamation mark in device manager (probably due to it not having a proper bios) and still no picture i tried win flash but having no luck unable to detect card. i've put the reason for atiflash not working down to it being unable to determine the spi interface witch is kind of crucial so is there anyway I can force it flash to the chip

oh yea and commands ive tried on atiflash are :
unlockrom , -f , -newbios , -fm

also ive got the 8+3 pins bridged on both the bios chips
Edited by hawkeye2309 - 12/10/12 at 4:16am
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