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update from my problem

fixed it by using

"nvflash --index=1 -4 -5 -6 "rom name".rom"

back in business wink.gif
post #52 of 282
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ducktape;13302626 
Alright I need some help. The card i'm trying to fix is a 5850 that was flashed with a 5870 bios and failed. atiflash can detect it and i've tried many different bios but still won't post. Well actually it has posted once or twice but then it just dies...Is the card gone forever?

Do you have your original BIOS backed up? Always revert to the original.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mr.Pie;13302634 
update from my problem

fixed it by using

"nvflash --index=1 -4 -5 -6 "rom name".rom"

back in business wink.gif

There you go, what did I tell ya? Simple re-flash. smile.gif
Don't make things more complicated than they are.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Core2uu;13302677 
Do you have your original BIOS backed up? Always revert to the original.



There you go, what did I tell ya? Simple re-flash. smile.gif
Don't make things more complicated than they are.

nope it was bricked already when I got it. Original owner says he didn't backup.
    
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Originally Posted by ducktape;13302873 
nope it was bricked already when I got it. Original owner says he didn't backup.

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If it was bricked when you "got it", I'd ask for a refund, bro. Unless I know how the original owner bricked it, I can't really help you with it.
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cant you find the original bios at mvtech?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MightyMission;13303062 
cant you find the original bios at mvtech?

I'm going to assume he's gone there as well as TPU but everything he tries won't work.
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post #57 of 282
ahh okees,
persistence is the key!
i was sweating hard when i thought i had killed both my 470s in one go,
i was sitting with my baby boy resting on my lap and trying desperately to single handedly resuscitate the cards lol
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post #58 of 282
Quote:
Originally Posted by Core2uu;13303023 
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If it was bricked when you "got it", I'd ask for a refund, bro. Unless I know how the original owner bricked it, I can't really help you with it.

I bought it knowing it was bricked from cl. Previous owner said he tried to flash it with a 5870 bios and it failed. Not sure what method he used but that's his story.

Kinda annoyed me when it posted on my very first attempt and then SEE YA!
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Core2uu;13303069 
I'm going to assume he's gone there as well as TPU but everything he tries won't work.

I've tried 1 from each xfx,asus,msi and sapphire. It's a reference 5850 btw. The asus posted twice but would black screen me within 30 seconds. Or maybe the card was just on it's last few breaths.
    
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post #60 of 282
seems odd that it will post briefly,does it do this every time?or just twice then beeps on the third time?might be heat related.
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