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XFX Geforce 9800 GT showing up as Geforce GTS 250

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Hey guys I have an old XFX Geforce 9800 GT that I did a BIOS flash for a while back just to change some clocks and it stopped working after that for a while, after some work I got it to start up when the driver is disabled because the computer detects it as a Geforce GT 250, I tried to do a BIOS flash with a factory BIOS for the 9800 GT using NVFlash, it said it flashed it but after checking it still showed up as a Geforce GT 250, does anyone have any ideas on how to fix it? any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Hey guys I have an old XFX Geforce 9800 GT that I did a BIOS flash for a while back just to change some clocks and it stopped working after that for a while, after some work I got it to start up when the driver is disabled because the computer detects it as a Geforce GT 250, I tried to do a BIOS flash with a factory BIOS for the 9800 GT using NVFlash, it said it flashed it but after checking it still showed up as a Geforce GT 250, does anyone have any ideas on how to fix it? any help would be greatly appreciated.

If I recall correctly, the GT 250 was merely a rebadged 9800 GT.
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It is but the problem is that the 250 has 1gb of memory and my 9800 only has 512mb and not only that but when I look on gpu-z it says it has 256 cuda cores, 128 TMU's, 4gb of RAM and the clock rates are all 0
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ok so I got all the specs back to normal in the bios, like the clock speed and number of cuda cores but it still shows up as a GT 250 and when I use NVFlash and check what device is connected it shows up as a Geforce GT 250 even though I overid the device ID when I flashed it with the 9800 GT bios so now the card works but windows is using the wrong drivers, so close does anyone know how I can fix this?
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well did some more work on it and now all the specs look right but now it shows up as a Geforce GTS 250 not a GT 250, this makes absolutely no sense mad.gif
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