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I need 4 pci connectors so that both cards are detected
Go to the store and get 2x molex to pcie6 pin cables.
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Question. 'atiwinflash -unlockrom 0' unlocks the current bios only? so will it unlock bios 2 as well?
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Just try and blindflash it, if not RMA it to the store you bought from and say its stopped displaying. More times than not, they'll accept it lol.
    
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Just try and blindflash it, if not RMA it to the store you bought from and say its stopped displaying. More times than not, they'll accept it lol.
Am considering doing that but would feel a little guilty. Mind you, they did advertise it as flashable so I guess I can justify it under false advertising
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Question. 'atiwinflash -unlockrom 0' unlocks the current bios only? so will it unlock bios 2 as well?
1. Yeap, flashes to current switch setting.

2. It's supposed to be locked, and can't be unlocked... but who knows given what happened in this thread?
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Am considering doing that but would feel a little guilty. Mind you, they did advertise it as flashable so I guess I can justify it under false advertising
Who cares , these companys make pocket loads of money .. they will just send it back to the manufacturer to get fixed ..

Do urself a favour and return it .. Though you should be able to flash it back with atiflash .. i dont understand what has happened to ur card ? i have flashed the 6970 bios onto my card so many times and it still works perfectly ? i hav given this card a beating since i bought it .
    
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Hope you get it resolved. A 6950 is terrible thing to waste. Can't understand where you went wrong. I've flashed about (7) cards now. My own are flashed to 6970 bios with OC and voltage increase. Some of the cards gave me a real fight with the flash, but eventually gave in. Only one card tried to give me the "black screen", but I just flipped the switch and was back in business.

I have been punishing them since Christmas. Relentless Furmark, benches, and games. Yet they keep on going strong.
    
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yay..OP did you assume that the flashing process was done and just reseted the PC??thats **** you just borked a 6950/70..follow what the others are suggesting by either blindflashing via Autorun or plug the 2 cards in..
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post #39 of 44
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Go to the store and get 2x molex to pcie6 pin cables.
There should be a set in the box your card came in.
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I've given up with it now. Am just trying to RMA. Hoping that they won't be able to tell it's f*cked from a botched flash.
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