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What are the chances to unlock this 9800se

post #1 of 10
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Hi, I'm considering the 9800se that appears at the picture...
As you can see the memory chips are L-shaped, Which indicates that
the possibility to unlock it, is high, How ever i also know that it's 128-bit
memory wide, does that revokes any possibility of unlocking 4 additional pixel pipelines?.
Any help would be highly appreciated, And REP+ will be granted accordingly...
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post #2 of 10
i always thought that the unlockable card had the 256 bit bus. i could be wrong but from what i remember that card is overclockable only.
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post #3 of 10
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Yes, But the unlockable cards usually have gloppy-disk power connector,
This one has the same as the pro, also looks the same, besides they specified that the card is 128 mb, which is odd because the 128-bit are usually 256 mb RAM size. I already bought it.
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Any other thoughts?, SPHERE maybe?.
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post #5 of 10
Here is the scoop on that card...you have to remove the heat sink to ID the core.
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post #6 of 10
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So there is no chance of unlocking my card if it has the R350 Core?.
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Nope...that is the problem I have with mine. Athough it is a 9800 Pro 256MB I got stuck with the R350 and so all I can do is OC with ATItool.
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post #8 of 10
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Hmm, Your card has 8 pixel pipelines at default.. i don't see any unlocking potential, as the core has a total amount of 8 pipes.
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This is the kind of card you need to have to get it to a true XT (but you need better cooling), I need to get rid of it, it's collecting dust...basically you can tell by the Cooler and some of the capacitors

In that picture above, is it just me or do all those pictures look the same

http://www.rojakpot.com/showarticle....rtno=92&pgno=7
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post #10 of 10
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I'm only looking to flash\\softmod it to an PRO...
Even tho my card has all the properties the article specifies, I do lack of several memory chips, because my card is only 128 mb RAM.
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