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Hey, I did an incredibly dumb thing. I tried to flash a new bios without backing up the original, and now my cards are hosed for the time being. I'm looking for the bios for an XFX 797A-TDFC V5.0 card. This is the Double Dissipation card with two DVI's at 925mhz. I've tried flashing the XFX.HD7970.3072.120109 rom, but I get a subsystem ID mismatch. If anyone could help me out, I'd really appreciate it. Thanks.


Fixed now.
Edited by Sturdius - 3/20/13 at 4:23pm
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when using ATIFLASH try using the following options:

ATIFLASH -p 0 BIOSNAME.ROM -fs -fp

where 0 is the card ID so if you have 1x card you only need to run it once, if you have 2x then run it again with a 1 instead of the 0. BIOSNAME.ROM is your bios name of course!

-fs and -fp tells it to ignore various ID inconsistencies.

I just flashed my cards yesterday and happen to have written down the command I used.

I've attached my original card bios from my XFX 7970 Core Edition which has 925 MHz clock and 1375 Memory.
7970OR.zip 41k .zip file

I assume that you don't have the bios switch to change to the rescue bios like this...

Edited by pharcycle - 3/20/13 at 4:15pm
 
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Thanks for the help. XFX cards don't have a BIOS switch, unfortunately. I learned my lesson, and now I know not to try things without reading carefully first. I was able to get a BIOS from someone with an identical card, so they are all fixed now.
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