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post #611 of 1994
Hello

I have a XFX 290 (NON-X) with ELPIDA RAMS (its working on 1500 MHz oc AB) can I flash to 390x bios 4gb modded? and its gonna work?
or what if I fail the flash? can I flash back to stock bios without another vga? I have only this vga card have. somebody already have tried with this type of vga card?


Compatible adapters detected: 1
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
post #612 of 1994
Thanks to Insan1ty by the BIOS.
I'm using the Hynix Mem Mod for weeks , the only flaw is the low voltage in 3D mode .
How can I increase the voltage in 3D mode ? My reference 290 is flash BIOS 290 Tri-X is stable with stock voltage to 1100/1400 .

Now I'll try Fyzz BIOS , thanks for your work .

Sorry for my english , I use google translator .

Thanks
post #613 of 1994
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Originally Posted by gyigyo View Post

Hello

I have a XFX 290 (NON-X) with ELPIDA RAMS (its working on 1500 MHz oc AB) can I flash to 390x bios 4gb modded? and its gonna work?
or what if I fail the flash? can I flash back to stock bios without another vga? I have only this vga card have. somebody already have tried with this type of vga card?


Compatible adapters detected: 1
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

You can try from the BIOS on the 1.7 folder.

Just be ready some reboots and tests on which will work for your card best. I'd suggest you do these:

1. Save your original BIOS via GPU-Z.
2. Do not flash both BIOS positions. Will be handy if you wanna roll back or change/flash a bios on the target position.
3. Pick your bios position to flash and try on.
4. Flash a bios onto it. If things work well on that bios position, try out a few things like benching and overclocking. Try out other bios too to pick the best for your card.
5. If things don't go out smooth or problems occur like no post screen, etc. , follow these steps.

1. Turn off PC
2. Flip the Bios switch to the unmodded/unflashed position.
3. Turn the PC back on. Hit "del" to go into Mobo Bios.
4. Boot into your pen drive where atiflash and the bioses are in.
5. MOST IMPORTANT: Dont forget this.

Once you are on the "atiflash" workscreen, flip the bios switch back into the flashing position. And proceed to flashing.

-mus
post #614 of 1994
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Originally Posted by fyzzz View Post

Hello again i have a bios i want to share. Got a bios from the 390/390x owner's club, an xfx dd 390 non x bios

Well matey how about the PowerColor Devil 390X ROM for your testing with golden 290 you have biggrin.gif .

R9390xdevil.zip 100k .zip file

Rep should go to RWGTROLL for quick share of it smile.gif .
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post #615 of 1994
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Originally Posted by gupsterg View Post

Well matey how about the PowerColor Devil 390X ROM for your testing with golden 290 you have biggrin.gif .

R9390xdevil.zip 100k .zip file

Rep should go to RWGTROLL for quick share of it smile.gif .
What does this bios contain? My 290 will be switched over to air again since i bought a 980 ti (already miss the 290). But i will put in my other rig and play with it there, i just haven't got around to it yet.
post #616 of 1994
This is stock rom, 1100 / 1525. Not seen any PCB shots but review on hardwareluxx state 6+1+1 phases on VRM.

Sapphire Nitro , MSI Gaming and PowerColor are same 6+1+1, did you ever try those roms on your card?

Only the XFX (well the roms we're using) have the same phase design as 290/X ref PCB 5+1+1.

I can now sort of understand the reasoning why the 390/X has extra phase.

The Stilt explained higher ASIC quality = higher Leakage ID and as the more leaky chips are used their draw on VRM is larger therefore the extra phase is needed for a few reasons.
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How do I raise the voltage in 3D mode?

Thank you
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post #619 of 1994
this question may seem dump but what do you gain when you change the bios to a 390's one instead of your original 290
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post #620 of 1994
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this question may seem dump but what do you gain when you change the bios to a 390's one instead of your original 290
A bit more performance, lower core temps, but one draw back is usually lower overclockability
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