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post #11 of 19
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praise the lord
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don't worry about it, everyone was a noob once. that's what the community is for.....right?

yea i love oc.net for that. I have learned a ton from this amazing community of people and i have even helped a few people a couple of times. Anyways i got it "praise the lord hallelujah" finally lol. Thanks a lot. Now i have my bios all saved. Now i used that protectoff command does that pretty much stay in affect from now on. In other words can i re-enable the protect feature on the bios or is it forever unprotected. I guess I am ready for the next step. Was thinking about doing that max air bios from the owner's page. I am a little scared at this point. I mean i watched a vid from jay2cents an hour ago or so. He said he had a few cards brick on him when flashing. Does that happen all that often. I mean what are the chances of that happening and is there any way to fix it if the flash fails. If you can instill enough confidence for me to go ahead i may have to hold my hand through that process if you don't mind.
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post #12 of 19
once you get your final bios flashed, you can type:
nvflash --protecton
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post #13 of 19
About bricking something:

If you break something and the card is not usable, you can flash your original BIOS back onto it. To do that, another graphics card would help a lot. Do you have one?

You would install that other graphics card and connect a monitor to it. The Windows desktop should show up on it. You can then work with nvflash to do something to the unusable card.

I don't know if you have to shuffle things around in the PCI-E slots of the board, like put the working card into the first slot and the unusable card somewhere behind that.
post #14 of 19
could use intel/amd integrated graphics if you get a brick or bad flash.
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post #15 of 19
The i7-3930k has no integrated graphics. tongue.gif
post #16 of 19
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yea sorry about the leave of absence i was helping a friend with his rig but yea i have 2 680s that could help with if i brick my card. So if i do run into trouble i can just reflash the original back. I guess that makes sense since i just went through all that with the backup lol. Well i think i am ready anyone want to step me through this. I have nvflash open in a command prompt i downloaded the max air bios. So i put the custom bios in the nvflash folder rename it to gm200.rom <-does the gm have to be capitals or anything. Also i would kind of like to mod that max air to have a beefy fan profile. I rock headphones care more about temps than sound. Maxwell editor should allow for that correct. Anyways after i place the bios in there and rename it what commands do i need to type and i also need to disable the display driver through device manager correct? Now will i need another card to do this or can i do all this while having only the titan in the pc. I do in fact have a cpu with no integrated graphics will that be an issue. Also what is the max air going to be changing? is all this going to immediately push my temps up or will it pretty much run the same until i start changing stuff with precision x. . Also once i flash the card i will not go straight into pushing it to the max i will take my time and monitor the temps closely. I am just curious if the max air bios is going to increase voltage straight out without touching oc software. Is there anything else i need to know before i do the flash? any things i need to watch out for any extra steps after the flash. Sorry about the book just trying to become fully educated before i make the jump

basically i am asking for the step by step actions of the flash and any precautions or necessary actions after the flash?
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post #17 of 19
make sure you disable both gpus in device manager
cd c:\nvflash
nvflash -6 -i1 gm200mod.rom
y to confirm
exit
reboot
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post #18 of 19
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Originally Posted by DeathAngel74 View Post

make sure you disable both gpus in device manager
cd c:\nvflash
nvflash -6 -i1 gm200mod.rom
y to confirm
exit
reboot
you said to disable both gpus you mean my back up 680 right. also anyone try out this max air bios. How does it effect temps? Also does it really yield any better overclocks?
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post #19 of 19
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well my nephew needed the back up 680s for a while should i chance it with only having the titan and no igpu? Can i do it with just the titan x being i don't have igpu on my i7 3930k? My nephew swiped the cards this morning so he could play gta 5. He only has a gtx 570 and it wasn't cutting it for him. I can wait if it would be wiser to have another gpu in the rig during the flash.
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