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Anyone want to try to help my Tweak/max out my 9250? I have ram hs's on it. overclocking doesnt really show reasults with it...1 frame more in ati tool... for like 25+ on mem and core. I really want to tweak the drivers or internal settings...but i already have omega 6.1 drivers installed. Any Ideas?
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How do I flash new bios on to it...maybe i can tweak the new bios.
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have u tryed ati tools
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How do I flash new bios on to it...maybe i can tweak the new bios.
What good will a new bios do you? Overclock the thing!
Use Atitool and see how far you can push the card by increasing the core and the memory speed untill you get artifacts.

But remember the 9250 is a old card, OCing isnt going to make it fast enough to play the latest games

EDIT: Make shure you use the latest Catalyst version for your card and in CCC set the mipmap detail level to performance and not on quality. Image quality will suffer but the FPS should increase a bit.
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my other system has a visiontek 9250 and there just isn't much you can do to it. there are no voltage adjustments to help you get higher core clocks. you can voltmod them from my understanding but I have yet to find much info on how to do it. you would then have to worry about cooling though and the heat sink is epoxied to the core so you can't upgrade cooling easily. unlike some of the later series in cards where you can change to bios to unlock more pipes/shaders on this card there isn't an option to do that as it is not a crippled card that has those disabled in the bios. you can't change the memory timings as you can with later model cards either.

so other then that you can download ati tray tools and change all the 3d options to performance rather then quality and then overclock as much as you can but with this card it isn't going to make much difference. as far as core/mem speeds for reference I have been able to get 295/220 out of it. as you said though maybe a frame or two per second.
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