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post #3271 of 3890
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Originally Posted by nvidiaftw12 View Post

You should. They're generally pretty generous.

Ok Edit:
The 6950 Bios works and is stable but the 6970 bios is unstable.
Going to return and get GTX 560 ti 448 anyways just for safety thumb.gif
post #3272 of 3890
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Ok Edit:
The 6950 Bios works and is stable but the 6970 bios is unstable.
Going to return and get GTX 560 ti 448 anyways just for safety thumb.gif

That's what I figured. And I wouldn't return it. You got an awesome deal even it it isn't unlockable.
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post #3273 of 3890
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That's what I figured. And I wouldn't return it. You got an awesome deal even it it isn't unlockable.

I don't like the BF3 drivers on it though
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I don't like the BF3 drivers on it though

What problems are you having?
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post #3275 of 3890
i have this card and alls you need to do to flash it to a 6970 is flick the switch but after changing it to bios 2 my shaders stay the same.

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1408 shaders on both bios 1 & 2

can somone tell me where im going wrong

thanks thumb.gif
post #3276 of 3890
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What problems are you having?

like everthing looks good but from far using the sniper scope its like flicking
post #3277 of 3890
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like everthing looks good but from far using the sniper scope its like flicking

That's normal. Happens on all graphic cards as far as I know.
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post #3278 of 3890
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That's normal. Happens on all graphic cards as far as I know.

kk
post #3279 of 3890
Hey everyone,

I have a slight issue with my 6950. Now I don't know if it has already been discussed, or even if it's a real bug or my card is an isolated incident, which is why I'm writing this post.
Essentially my card seems to be extremely sensitive to voltage changes. Now I know for a fact the PSU has no fault since it's a high quality unit which never gave me issues since I bought it some 3 years ago. With the hardware voltage, current, and power monitoring systems I can see that it provides as clean and stable power as it did the first day after I bought it.
My card resets itself when it senses slight voltage changes. For example when I put my wireless headphones on the craddle to charge the batteries or when I switch view modes on my Zalman power meters..
I know it's the video card thanks to all the various software & hardware monitoring systems.
When it resets itself the screen goes black and the card's fans start to spin up at maximum speed, just like it does at boot up before the drivers have been loaded by the OS. Then of course I am forced to reboot the computer.

Does anyone have any information on this? Is it a known hardware bug or design error?
Have you guys experienced this? If so, how often?
Edited by giecsar - 2/7/12 at 8:50am
post #3280 of 3890
Sounds like a simple faulty component. It does sound like a classic psu issue. However, I could also see the card causing this kind of fault too. This is not a design flaw that I've heard of, but there's lots of forums out there so someone else may have experienced it.
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