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9500 to 9700 softmod crew checking in.

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Originally Posted by DeathAngel74 View Post

With a proper custom bios, a 970 can get really close to a stock 980.........
http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/7015791

Damn never knew how poorly 970 does on 3dstrike even when highly OC'ed can't even match a barely OC'ed 290X.
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Originally Posted by Mad Pistol View Post

I wouldn't risk it either. Nvidia and Intel physically alters their chips and the logic boards so that the parts are not interchangeable. If you try and flash your 970 to a 980 bios, there is an extremely high probability that you will brick your card.
Can't you just flash it back if it bricks?
I mean I know you'd not be able to use the card for video while it's bricked, but I always was under the impression that these things were reversible, in the event they do go wrong
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