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It's not. They have identical silicon. If there's anything that would cause performance improvements it would be in the BIOS. I'm sure it's not too hard to put a 280X BIOS on a 7970.

My 7970 wont take a 280x bios.
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My 7970 wont take a 280x bios.

you really did try?

because this is very intriguing. i would love to be able to flash the 280x bios on my 7970.

EDIT: these people have claimed it works? but who knows with them

http://www.ocaholic.ch/modules/news/article.php?storyid=8062


EDIT 2: this guy successfully flashed his

http://forums.evga.com/tm.aspx?m=2038253
Edited by lifeisshort117 - 10/28/13 at 11:36am
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Originally Posted by lifeisshort117 View Post

you really did try?

because this is very intriguing. i would love to be able to flash the 280x bios on my 7970.

EDIT: these people have claimed it works? but who knows with them

http://www.ocaholic.ch/modules/news/article.php?storyid=8062


EDIT 2: this guy successfully flashed his

http://forums.evga.com/tm.aspx?m=2038253
It seems valid.But I don't any performance gain....then again we will see...
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It seems valid.But I don't any performance gain....then again we will see...

yeah i was hoping for an instant, albeit small boost in performance. would like to see overclocking on the 280x bios and see how it would scale up differently, if at all.
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