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And i dont want to read it all if i dont have to, should i use the XT bios or the XTPE bios, i have an ATI made x850, will it work with that or not? Anything i should know before doing it, i tried to flash my 9800pro a lot but it was locked, when i flash with that bios will the pipes be unlocked if they are unlockable or is there more to do? thanks guys.
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Here is a very nice quide on how to do it! Good luck modding
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thanks, i hope i get 16 pipes but if not oh well at least ill have the XT bios
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"Cannot find descrete ATI video card"

What does that mean?? should i not use winflash, or am i just locked?
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Use ATi flash, it is located at the bottom of the thread
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is it a DOS only program? i execute it, it loads some stuff and says hit any key but then it just crashes.
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i guess ill isntall a floppy drive, that seems to be the best way to do this anyway
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If your trying to unlock the pipelines, you have to use the modified flashrom, using ATIflash won't change the pipelines, just the clock speeds.

Also I'd highly suggest flashing your card with an X850 Pro 16pipeline (500/500) BIOs (using modified flashrom) so you can overclock it from there once you have the pipes unlocked.
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oh ok thanks for the tip! it would be pretty cool if i got 16 pipes

Also, i have been running 520/540 for the last 2 days and its fine so i think i could just go for the XT bios that way i wouldnt have to deal with anything which was my dream with my 9800pro but never happend due to its locked bios...
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