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I flashed my XFX card with the sapphire bios. Works better IMO.
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TRIFIRE scales better than quadfire.. I have had 2 5970s but now I using a 5970 + 5870




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post #1493 of 1648
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Originally Posted by Penryn View Post
I flashed my XFX card with the sapphire bios. Works better IMO.
Link, info, help?
Benefits?
Tell me!
    
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http://forums.bit-tech.net/showthread.php?t=185918
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I must inquire: Why is this called the 59xx club when there is only one card in that family?
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post #1496 of 1648
Got my Sapphire 5970 and XFX 5870 under water a few days ago.

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I must inquire: Why is this called the 59xx club when there is only one card in that family?
Because there was rumoured to be a 5950 at one time.
    
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Did anyone else ever flashed their 5970 BIOS? I want to do so, but I am completely noob at this, and I am scared to brick my card (I don't have a 2nd card RIGHT NOW as a backup :/).


What are the advantages of updating to latest Sapphire bios?
    
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Did anyone else ever flashed their 5970 BIOS? I want to do so, but I am completely noob at this, and I am scared to brick my card (I don't have a 2nd card RIGHT NOW as a backup :/).


What are the advantages of updating to latest Sapphire bios?
My bios reads May 2010 as compared to Nov 2009 for most Sapphire 5970s.

I had an OC edition 5970 that made wierd fan noises, so I had it replaced with a new Sapphire 5970.

The OC card was a Nov 2009 bios.

I noticed no difference at all. If you have no problems, don't think about getting a new bios.
    
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My bios reads May 2010 as compared to Nov 2009 for most Sapphire 5970s.

I had an OC edition 5970 that made wierd fan noises, so I had it replaced with a new Sapphire 5970.

The OC card was a Nov 2009 bios.

I noticed no difference at all. If you have no problems, don't think about getting a new bios.
Mine Shows 16th November 2009.

So far I have no flickering issues, neither cold boot.

Should I stay on this bios?
    
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