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Download this .rar, it is the modded asus 6950 bios.

and in the instructions instead of typing unlock.bin type modded.bin
Edited by Snowman1989 - 2/2/11 at 6:37pm
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Download this .rar, it is the modded asus 6950 bios.

and in the instructions instead of typing unlock.bin type modded.bin
I DID IT! lol, ended up using the sapphire BIOS though. What could potentially happen if I stay with Sapphire BIOS???

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Originally Posted by snelan View Post
That doesn't seem right at all. I scored 50+ with an OC'd 480.

Well the 480 is still a great card. And you OC'ed it.

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Originally Posted by tconroy135 View Post
Is Visontek AMDs OEM brand or something those cards look like the ones Dell has..?
???? Dell makes PCI-E GPU's? I thought it looked oddly similar to the Asus card.
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What I meant is in anything else my 6970's destroy my single 480. Why not in this bench?
    
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Hmm, IDK. But I did notice my resolution was 1920x1200. I am sure that made a difference as well.
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I DID IT! lol, ended up using the sapphire BIOS though. What could potentially happen if I stay with Sapphire BIOS???





???? Dell makes PCI-E GPU's? I thought it looked oddly similar to the Asus card.
Any 6950 BIOS is fine really. Is that Sapphire BIOS for 6970 or 50?
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Hmm, IDK. But I did notice my resolution was 1920x1200. I am sure that made a difference as well.
Good point, I have heard that AMD's aren't as good at benches either, as in the benches don't reflect their true performance, I'm gonna run it with my 6970's at 1680x1050 and see how it goes. I'll run it at 1080p too I guess.
    
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Any 6950 BIOS is fine really. Is that Sapphire BIOS for 6970 or 50?
I got BIOS for 6970.

EDIT: My second card don't like it either. Tiny artifacts all over screen. Now what???

DOUBLE EDIT: Put power setting at 5% and it went away. But should I keep it like that?
Edited by jfizz84 - 2/2/11 at 6:59pm
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post #28 of 43
Set PowerTune to +20%.

But anyways, follow this guide, which I shouldve linked in the first place, I got a 6970 BIOS the first time too but I reflashed to modded 6950 using that guide and it also took off the overclock limit on CCC so PowerPlay and such arent affected when overclocked with MSI Afterburner. Just follow that guide word by word and all will be good.
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Snowman, I cannot thank you enough. i ended up reflashing to your BIOS. Works like a charm no artifacting. + rep for you sir. Now I will load up Xfire again, and then rerun Heaven and see if any gains.
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post #30 of 43
Here is mine for comparison:

With Extreme Tesselation.....

With Normal Tess.

I used a 6950 bios with shader unlock and +5% in powertune, works great.

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