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Is there any way to check if a card unlocks from the outside of the box? I need to know as I have the ability to buy a couple sealed cards, but would be a nice perk if I could tell if they unlocked without opening the packaging.

Thanks!

I think that the V 1.0's have a higher chance to unlock... I'm not sure, there's no real guarantee either way.
 
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Compatible adapters detected: 2
Adapter #1 PCI ID: 1002:67B1 - 1682:9295
Memory config: 0x500013A9 Elpida
RA1: F8010005 RA2: 00000000
RB1: F8010005 RB2: 00000000
RC1: F8010005 RC2: 00000000
RD1: F8010005 RD2: 00000000
Adapter #2 PCI ID: 1002:67B1 - 1682:9295
Memory config: 0x500013A9 Elpida
RA1: F8010005 RA2: 00000000
RB1: F8010005 RB2: 00000000
RC1: F8010005 RC2: 00000000
RD1: F8010005 RD2: 00000000

...Sucks, but thanks for the help.

Also is there a way to see the second card as well?
And here's my cards (XFX ref)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150683
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worked on a refurb saphire 21227-00-40G
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Just got this on my MSI R9 290. Its the second one. Is it unlockable? I haven't heard too much success from MSI cards. Sapphire card is locked though frown.gif.
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anyone having problem with BSODs related to atikmdag.sys?
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XFX 290 947MHz ver 1.1
Adapter #1 PCI ID: 1002:67B1 - 1682:9295
Memory config: 0x500013A9 Elpida
RA1: F8010005 RA2: 00000000
RB1: F8100005 RB2: 00000000
RC1: F8010005 RC2: 00000000
RD1: F8010005 RD2: 00000000

XFX 290 Stock OC 980MHz ver 1.1
Adapter #2 PCI ID: 1002:67B1 - 1682:9295
Memory config: 0x500013A9 Elpida
RA1: F8020005 RA2: 00000000
RB1: F8010005 RB2: 00000000
RC1: F8010005 RC2: 00000000
RD1: F8010005 RD2: 00000000

bios
first
https://mega.co.nz/#!yZ9XVapJ!YN0eNCN6j3PTpiJTywcaREvHGwpPjyOKfd0WIbh7HXA
second
https://mega.co.nz/#!3BtVza5Y!JQ042GyAqjdz4Oz3ROxGCFmg9oSN5TUQ6UnxklwxGpg
post #2777 of 4142
I also have a XFX Ver 1.1 I may be able to grab. What are the chances of this being unlockable?
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Originally Posted by BabylonDown View Post

I also have a XFX Ver 1.1 I may be able to grab. What are the chances of this being unlockable?

i have seen version 1.0 50/50 unlockable, i have seen success unlock and some lock,.. but never seen a P.0 version that doesnt unlock
post #2779 of 4142
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Just got this on my MSI R9 290. Its the second one. Is it unlockable? I haven't heard too much success from MSI cards. Sapphire card is locked though frown.gif.

Check the OP (opening post) and it will tell you immediately which unlock and which don't.
     
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Could you tell more specifically how you found out what to read by looking at Linux drver sources?

Is it possible to read these values from Linux from example, from X server logs, via /sys or /proc-filesystem or something else?
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