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Hi so im thinking about flashing my gtx 580 when i get it, and i had a few questions is it hard to do, and is it easy to brick your video card and lastly, is it possible to recover a bricked gtx 580?
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It is easy to flash a 580, I have only done 1 bad flash out of dozens (was a modded bios from a different card) & I used a second card to recover & re-flash it.
I use nvflash for windows (all my gpu flashing has been within windows, some prefer booting to a usb), just put the nvflash files & the new bios (.rom ext.) into a folder at the root of C drive & open a command prompt, steer it to the folder.
type nvflash -r (removes eeprom protection)
then nvflash -4 -5 -6 newbios.rom & follow the prompts.
    
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