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Does This Card Unlock?

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814102645R

as most of you have read i was looking for a temp card. Does this card unlock?
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It uses the same core(12 enabled and 4 unlockable pipes) as the x850xt so yeah I believe it has a 100% success rate vs just the x800gto which is a hit or miss. Heres a little info http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...d.php?t=188789
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That will flash to a x850XTPE no problems, I would say go for it, but get a non refurbished one, they are only 10-15$ more and you could get some peice of mind, worth the small extra IMO.

Go for it!

*EDIT*
Same price after rebate: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102675
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the no refurb is like 30-40 more. I dont care about refurb i have no worrys lol ive bought refurb stuff before with no problems. But if thats the one then ill take it lol
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post #5 of 7
The newer ones (with blue pcb) are already unlocked with 16 pipelines, but they use a different core so they have lower ocs.

If it's a red pcb, you can unlock it to 16 pipelines (if it isn't already) and you can oc it to x850xtpe speeds.
    
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I dont know if this helps you at all anymore:
http://www.techpowerup.com/articles/...ng/vidcard/127

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post #7 of 7
Yep, should unlock fine. I have the same card, flashed it to x850xtpe, added a ATI silencer heatsink/fan, and it'll do 560/610 fine. I haven't pushed it any further so far. Great card for the $$.
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