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It will performa same as 8800GT cause it wil have 128SP. O and the thing that 9600GSo does worst in low and high resolutions then 9600GT is clock. OC 9600GSO to 9600GT speeds and you will see it better.
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Originally Posted by trueg50 View Post
Impossible, the core's are laser etched, so the extra shaders are either cut or destroyed.

Maybe unlock the memory, but I think that is iffy, plus it would still be on a 192 bit bus.
Totaly possible.

These cores were clearly never laser cut. Galaxy took full fledged G92 chips and PCBs, then apparently flashed them down to whatever was necessary to meet demand.

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Pretty amazing, but the 192 bus really hurts it.
As the card had the full 8 memory chips (meaning all memory banks were intact) the flash enables the 256-bit bus.
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post #13 of 63
Bringing it back to the old school I see. Nice!
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as an overclocker, this sort of story brings a tear to my eye. bravo.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Blameless View Post
Totaly possible.

These cores were clearly never laser cut. Galaxy took full fledged G92 chips and PCBs, then apparently flashed them down to whatever was necessary to meet demand.
I'm sorry but I don't believe that. Maybe they sent one(the only one) like that to hardspell just so people would go crazy buying 9600GSOs?

If it sounds to good to be true...
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someone please test this!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MasterKromm View Post
If it sounds to good to be true...
Flashing 9500 non-pros to 9700 pros, X800Pros to X850XTs, 6800XTs to 6800GTs, and 100% OCs on Pentium E2xxx cpus were all larger boosts in performance, better bangs for the buck (at the time) and are all 100% possible and true. If done it myself.

It's not implausible that Galaxy made a load of 8800GT boards, exceeded the demand for a 200 dollar card, and decided they would be better off flashing some of them down to 9600GSO to take advantage of another market and another name.

Stuff like this happens all the time.
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amazing. its nice to see we are headed back to the bios mods for more performance
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post #19 of 63
It's plausible only because it is a G92 core. I'm strongly suspecting this was a rare one off edition that Galaxy had acquired. Don't expect it to be commonplace.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Blameless View Post
Flashing 9500 non-pros to 9700 pros, X800Pros to X850XTs, 6800XTs to 6800GTs, and 100% OCs on Pentium E2xxx cpus were all larger boosts in performance, better bangs for the buck (at the time) and are all 100% possible and true. If done it myself.

It's not implausible that Galaxy made a load of 8800GT boards, exceeded the demand for a 200 dollar card, and decided they would be better off flashing some of them down to 9600GSO to take advantage of another market and another name.

Stuff like this happens all the time.
Very true.
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