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i successfully flashed bios my XFX rx 470 4gb and a XFX rx 480 4gb cards to an sapphire rx 570 4gb. i can install updated software and they both show amd crosfire . i haven't tested this yet but so far it going very good. i will test for a few day and let you guys know what happens. here are some screen shots
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Hah, we've come full circle:

http://www.overclock.net/t/745228/gtx465-to-full-gtx470-flashing-guide

I remember those days :D

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I wonder how AIBs and retailers feel about this given all the RMAs of busted cards that flashed unsuccessfully.
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How is this a slap in the face? It allows those with older 480s to "potentially" squeeze some extra performance out of their cards.......for free.

Duh, because AMD sucks, that's why! Amirite?!?! rolleyes.gif
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I wonder how AIBs and retailers feel about this given all the RMAs of busted cards that flashed unsuccessfully.

It's not like it's some epidemic of dead cards bricked by flashing
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Seems a RX 470 can be flashed to a RX 570, too.

http://www.guru3d.com/news-story/wanna-flash-your-rx-470-towards-a-570-it%E2%80%99s-possible.html

Hah, we've come full circle:

http://www.overclock.net/t/745228/gtx465-to-full-gtx470-flashing-guide

9800 Pro -> 9800XT

9800GTX+ -> GTS250

465 -> 470

6950 -> 6970

7970 -> 280

290 -> 290X

290(X) -> 390(X)


Sadly I can't remember all the other cards can can be flashed.

 

Funnily in China there are lots and lots of so called high end cards going for cheap. Like a GTX970 I once saw for 50 USD that had 96 shaders. I wonder how many people fell for that scam.

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Does the new memory state that yields less power consumption during video playback work on a reflashed RX 400 series card? What about multi-monitor?

They are the few differences AMD mentioned over the RX400 cards, so I guess with the 580 bios you would get access to those.

I don't know how useful the new bios would be for unlocking more OC headroom on the cards, the silicon would still limit you, and for guys who won the silicon lottery (me biggrin.gif) it won't matter because you have great overclocks no matter...

Also how would a RX 580 BIOS compare to a RX 480 custom one?
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9800 Pro -> 9800XT
9800GTX+ -> GTS250
465 -> 470
6950 -> 6970
7970 -> 280
290 -> 290X
290(X) -> 390(X)


Sadly I can't remember all the other cards can can be flashed.

Funnily in China there are lots and lots of so called high end cards going for cheap. Like a GTX970 I once saw for 50 USD that had 96 shaders. I wonder how many people fell for that scam.
don't forget 9500 non pro to 9700 pro... wink.gif
post #49 of 66
I don't see how this can be a bad thing..Those with 480s get a potential performance bump for free , and those who are already looking for a new card will get the 580..Not everyone is tech savvy enough to get the 480 with the sole purpose of flashing it,and those who are ,aren't so many for the 580 sales to go down imo
   
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So it wasn't Polaris Refresh, but Polaris Reflash ? lachen.gif
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