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Download your bios from the vga bios collection located at techpowerup.com
Download Ati winflash, hp format tool and win98 boot files.
You need a usb flash drive. Open hp format tool, select format with FAT32 and tick the box which says dos mode or something. That will allow you to choose the folder where you have win 98 boot files. After doing that your usb flash drive should be prepared as a bootable drive. Then extract the contents of ati winflash to your pendrive. Then copy the bios to your pendrive.
When you download the bios from techpowerup.com you can rename the bios to something easier, like 7870.rom. This must be cpoied on to the pendrive. Then restart the computer and keep your usb flash drive as the primary boot device. You will now go into DOS Mode. Now type this command to flash the bios- atiflash.exe -f -p 0 7870.rom(or whatever you rename the bios to)
Then restart the computer and you're done!

http://www.overclock.net/t/640063/how-to-flash-ati-cards
Edited by jason387 - 10/27/13 at 11:23am
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So I flashed my bios back to OG reference card bios and now my card is showing up as a Microsoft Basic Adapter.


Why is it that Drivers from AMD themselves are causing me all these issues.
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Originally Posted by jason387 View Post

I never said your card was crap neither did I say my card was faster. I said the your card wasn't worth 150$ and that's true. I said that my card when overclocked is equal to a stock Gtx 480 and that's entirely true. It also uses half the power consumption and much lower temps and a new Gtx 650Ti is way cheaper than 650$ dude. Go have a look where your gpu stands and see if it's worth 150$ for a used Gtx 480. You also said that you wanted to trade your card and willing to take a Gtx 660 plus cash. Lol. That's insane.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1433598/5770-cf-vs-7770-cf-vs-gtx-650ti-vs-gtx-560ti-vs-gtx-470-vs-gtx-480-vs-5870-vs-7850-vs-gts-450-vs-gts-250-completed

Now for a 150$ you can get a new Radeon 7850 which is better in all respects. biggrin.gif

1. You repeatedly said your card was faster and had benchmarks. I don't care how you OC your card, its no where close to a 480. Maybe at 320x144 on your little 18inch monitor, but not on a res that counts
2. My card is 3 years older than yours
3. Paid $140 for it 2 years ago.
4. I said i wasn't looking to get rid of it, only if was a good deal for me, learn to read posts. $150 is top dollar for a 480
5. I wanted to trade my 480 + cash on my end for a 660, non ti. Learn to read.
6. You have to wait for a fire sale to get a 7850 for that cheap. But, doesn't OP have an AMD? Look where hes at.

All in all bud, you flamed my FS thread with your horse crap.
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maybe your power supply to the card, or the power circuit on card is not quite stable, when power has problem, anything is possible.
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