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5850 Bios Mistake I will not make again

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Oh man I got lucky after making a noob mess. I have a ATI HD 5850 , I read about people clocking them past a 5870s 850/1200, and people flashing them successfully with a 5870 bios. I decided to try this, but I did not want to risk bricking my card, so I used RBE to save and modify the orig bios to a 5870s specs. So after the flash I re-installed CCC, it worked but I could not up the voltage, and it ran really bad. So I decided to flash it back . After flashing back I again re-installing ccc, And I loaded up GTA IV and it was running horrible. And when I lowered the graphic settings it made it run even worse. What I did not realize is I broke one of the bios 10 commandments. I flashed the bios in windows. I am new at this so I just never thought flashing in windows would be a issue. I kept re-flashing and even downloaded my orig bios "Diamond.HD5850.1024.091007" thinking the backup was corrupt. I could only make it run only slightly better, but it would still do no better than a old 810 chipset. Finally I read a post with directions for flashing with a usb dos boot up. I put rufus on my usb drive and atiflash and the bios rom. I followed the directions and re-installed my driver. I loaded GTA IV again. I immediately could see a major difference in the clarity and smoothness. I finally got it back to normal. Lesson learned hard, I will never ever try to flash a video card bios ever again. I suppose I am lucky I didn't brick it. But having never messed with bios flashing, I should have never attempted it in the first place. I just wonder what difference it made to the bios when I flashed it in windows before flashing it the right way? Oh well I am just glad its normal again.
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I'd try the 5870 bios again with the usb dos stick just in case.
     
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i always flashed under windows... even under new leaked win 8.1. i had zero problems so far...
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