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Yep its a no go. I can't seem to do it. I tried using AtiWinFlash. Downloaded Sapphire 6970 as I heard its like the best one. Saved my old BIOS first, loaded new bios and hit program and all I get is Cannot erase ROM. I don't know if this is because I have CCC open or what but I don't mind running it at just Xfired 6950's. Still a major increase in my book.
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F*** I WANT XFIRE !!! 2 6950's would be nice its unfortunate my board is 16x 4x otherwise id have two .
    
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post #13 of 43
did you try with command prompt? it didnt work for me by just using atiwinflash

here are the instructions from tpu

- Unpack the Winflash download onto your desktop in a folder called "winflash"
- Save the 6970 BIOS in your Winflash folder and name it unlock.bin
- Click Start Button
- Type "cmd"
- Right click the entry and select "Run as Administrator"
- Black command prompt windows opens
- Type "cd %USERPROFILE%\\desktop\\winflash"
- Type "atiwinflash -unlockrom 0" <-- the 0 means first adapter, if you have multiple cards, physically uninstall all but the one you want to flash
- Type "atiwinflash -f -p 0 unlock.bin"
- It should complete the flashing process with a message saying something with "verified".

also, dont use a 6970 bios, use a modded asus 6950 bios, that way you dont risk it with the ram
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Yea. thats the nice thing about the CH IV board. 4 PCI-E 16x Slots. I guess I'll try to OC these beasts instead.
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did you try with command prompt? it didnt work for me by just using atiwinflash

here are the instructions from tpu

- Unpack the Winflash download onto your desktop in a folder called "winflash"
- Save the 6970 BIOS in your Winflash folder and name it unlock.bin
- Click Start Button
- Type "cmd"
- Right click the entry and select "Run as Administrator"
- Black command prompt windows opens
- Type "cd %USERPROFILE%\\desktop\\winflash"
- Type "atiwinflash -unlockrom 0" <-- the 0 means first adapter, if you have multiple cards, physically uninstall all but the one you want to flash
- Type "atiwinflash -f -p 0 unlock.bin"
- It should complete the flashing process with a message saying something with "verified".

also, dont use a 6970 bios, use a modded asus 6950 bios, that way you dont risk it with the ram
OK, Off to give it a try then. Have to shut down for removal of Xfired card.
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post #16 of 43
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Nope. Can't do it. i assume whe you say user profile in the cmd prompt, you mean whatever my user name is correct? Anyways no matter what I do it says specified path does not exist. I have ATIWinflash sitting right on desktop but it just don't see it.
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post #17 of 43
type it exacty as the instructions say
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post #18 of 43
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Yep, Got it to work. Kind of. I did all that, and the winflash progress bar came up real quick, filled up just as quick and went away. I closed everything and rebooted and still 1408 shaders. Should I try again or does that mean it doesn't unlock. Also, you wouldn't happen to have that modded Asus bios do you???

Also, my card is currently in the second slot. Does this mean I have to change adapter number or is adapter 0 just default single card adapter?
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That doesn't seem right at all. I scored 50+ with an OC'd 480.

EDIT: This was from the thread, "Why you should overclock" That I made.
    
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Is Visontek AMDs OEM brand or something those cards look like the ones Dell has..?
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