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You flash multi card same as single. Do each one at a time...

atiflash.exe -f -p 0 x.rom

then

atiflash.exe -f -p 1 x.rom

and so on

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I'm really considering flashing one of my ref 290x bios because the date says 10/14/13 version 15.039. It seems to be one of the very first ones which explains it's poor performance relative to my other cards. Is there a tutorial anywhere for doing it in a multi card setup ?

I flashed my visiontek cards that came with 15.039 to the latest powercolor 290 pcs+ bios and on water, it hasn't made any difference at all for me. My limits and stability haven't changed at all. It may make a difference on air.
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Good day, guys. Yesterday night i decided to flash m
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I'm really considering flashing one of my ref 290x bios because the date says 10/14/13 version 15.039. It seems to be one of the very first ones which explains it's poor performance relative to my other cards. Is there a tutorial anywhere for doing it in a multi card setup ?
there is a tutorial, on thread "unlock r9 290 -> r9 290x" just download the bios you want from techpowerup. Rename it to up to 7 symbols. Everything is explained step by step and all files are given.
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I ended up going back to my factory bios on all 3 cards due to a couple weird crashes on the Tri-x bios that I've never seen before. Might try the PCS+ tonight. I like having a bios that sets the card over 1000mhz default. I need to just edit my own bios lol
    
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I ended up going back to my factory bios on all 3 cards due to a couple weird crashes on the Tri-x bios that I've never seen before. Might try the PCS+ tonight. I like having a bios that sets the card over 1000mhz default. I need to just edit my own bios lol

be careful if you set the 1000mhz as default in your bios you might need to increase your core voltage slightly as well. Maybe like 10-20mv. Otherwise your computer might start crashing every time you see the windows logo.
    
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be careful if you set the 1000mhz as default in your bios you might need to increase your core voltage slightly as well. Maybe like 10-20mv. Otherwise your computer might start crashing every time you see the windows logo.

I've tested them all up to 1100mhz stock volts, but if I ever clock them up in games it's usually just 1000 - 1050 max. With 3 of these there's no point in oc at all really lol.
    
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I ended up going back to my factory bios on all 3 cards due to a couple weird crashes on the Tri-x bios that I've never seen before. Might try the PCS+ tonight. I like having a bios that sets the card over 1000mhz default. I need to just edit my own bios lol
What kind of weird crashes?
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I ended up going back to my factory bios on all 3 cards due to a couple weird crashes on the Tri-x bios that I've never seen before. Might try the PCS+ tonight. I like having a bios that sets the card over 1000mhz default. I need to just edit my own bios lol

Great thing about the PCS+ bios is the default +50mV vddc adjust. Allows a bit of room for overclocking using CCC instead of Afterburner or Trixx, which are both buggy imho. CCC is rock solid for me, Afterburner and Trixx especially get me little glitches, like loss of signal to display at boot, etc.
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They have slipped big time with red things

8 weeks for rma and not a peep that's disgusting thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif

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They have yeah, sad really.

8 Weeks!?!?! sozo.gif

hate to mention, my 7970DCIIT had 4 months total RMA time combined, for only 2 RMAs...
   
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