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i was wondering since my card cant support direct x 9, that if i flash it to a card that does, will it work and my card will support direct x9? because rightnow it only has support for dirext x8

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No, the directX is a hardware encoded instruction set and as such can not be flashed to support a higher code instruction set.
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I think it already does. It's just really really slow at it.
post #4 of 7
The FX5500 (as said above) does support DX9, it also supports other things that a high end card does but like the rest of the FX series it's weak, too weak to pull off all the fancy features it has.

I know, i had one lol.
    
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AHH! i wish you guys had told me that sooner! good thing i had a radeon 9550 that i flashed to a 9600 due to clock lock and that just screwed my whole system when trying to overclocking anything

anyways thanks for the info, i appreciate it
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well with the 9550 did you match ram size, ram speed, ect?
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yes i did, works great now for me =D
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