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post #1841 of 1849
Hi. I have MSI gaming 290 4GB card (hynix) when i flash mod bioses all of them is for 8GB memory cards. Please tell me how to change this. Thanks
post #1842 of 1849
For those with a Sapphire R9 290 new edition (2015 version), this bios does not work and causes a black screen the moment the 390 drivers are installed. I have not found a way around this except to revert back to the stock or any other 290 bios. The Bios used is for the Samsung FS memory. I've tried this many months ago and again today thinking that maybe it was something the drivers but it's still happening. So those of you who may try the bios update on your Sapphire R9 290 new edition just be aware of this. Cheers.
post #1843 of 1849
Hi guys!

I'm having problems when trying to flash a custom bios on my XFX R9 290 card. I followed the instructions in the first post, created a bootable USB-drive, copied and renamed atiflash.exe and the custom bios on the drive. When I boot from the drive and try to run the command ATIFLASH.EXE -f -p 0 0_NEW.ROM, I get this message: This program cannot be run in dos mode.

What am I doing wrong? I did make sure to use the atiflash.exe, not the atiwinflash utility. When I download and unzip Atiflash 2.74 the folder contains atiflash, atiwinflash and many other files. Am I supposed to copy all or just some of these files to the flash drive?

Edit: I downloaded atiflash 4.17 and used that instead. It worked just fine and I was able to flash the modded bios on my card. 3DMark Time Spy graphics score improved by 120 points.
Edited by san1eri - 4/29/17 at 2:29am
post #1844 of 1849
hello i have 2 xfx r9 290 not unlockable and one asus matrix r9 290x on my system. In dx12, crossfire is enabled but time spy in 3d mark only uses the first card the asus one. If i test tomb raider with dx12 enabled only the first card works, but in dx11 all of them work, and in fire strike 3d mark again again all of them work. I think this is a problem with dx12 crossfire with different device ids in cards. I tryied to write bios from r9 290x to my 2 xfx cards, but ati flash changes device id from 67B1(290) TO 67B0(290X) but when i use gpu z in windows the device id is not changed it is still 67B1, SO NO LUCK WITH XFX cards, My second option is to try to change device id to the matrix card, can someone please if this a correct idea mod my bios from device id 67B0 to 67B1 so i can test the other option?
here is my bios
https://www.mediafire.com/?0vh6ucli8za7xgf
post #1845 of 1849
@Weresk pm sent with the bios I use! Good luck! smile.gif
post #1846 of 1849
Hi guys,

I have VTX3D Radeon R9 290 4GB Samsung GDDR5

I tried Samsung flash mod but when 390 drivers are installed I got black screen.

Adapter #1 PCI ID: 1002:67B1 - 1787:2343
Memory config: 0x500031A9 Samsung (K4G20325FD)
RA1: F8010005 RA2: 00000000
RB1: F8010005 RB2: 00000000
RC1: F8010005 RC2: 00000000
RD1: F8010005 RD2: 00000000

Can anyone help me?
Here is the original firmware:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/bvydl20camst7mb/VTX3D%20Radeon%20R9%20290%204GB%20GDDR5%20Samsung.rom?dl=0
post #1847 of 1849
Hi folks.

I have a sapphire 290x vapor-x 8gb with elpida ram.

Is possible to flash to a 390x bios without issues.
Anyone done this to guide me through it.

Thanks in advance
post #1848 of 1849
dont flash a 390 on a vapor. just dont. i made it and it killed one of my vapor. stick with the bios/clock it
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
intel i7 5930k asus x99 rog rampage V Sapphire R9 390 Nitro Sapphire R9 390 Nitro 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
G.Skill DIMM 16 GB DDR4-3000 Samsung 840 EVO 1x1TB 1x500GB 1x250GB radiator phobya g-changer 240 v.2 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Alphacool NexXxoS ST30 240 Watercool HEATKILLER IV PRO Pumpe Alphacool VPP655 - Single Edition Alphacool Eisbecher 250mm Plexi Ausgleichsbehälter 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK Water Blocks EK-Tube ZMT 16/10 Barrow Fittings Alphacool NexXxoS GPX - ATI R9 390 M01 Alphacool NexXxoS GPX - ATI R9 390 M01 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Alphacool NexXxoS XT45 480mm Windows 10 Acer XG270HU Roccat ryos FX 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
super flower leadex 1200 Thermaltake Core X9 Roccat kone xtd Roccat 
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Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium HD little dot MKII teufel aureol 
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post #1849 of 1849
Thanks man!

I have a Sapphire R9 290 Tri-X and it kept hitting 86° at full load 1100/1250MHz. 26MH/s
With this mod my card stays at 75° at full load also 1100/1250MHz and it gets 26.3MH/s

Thank you so much!
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