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6950 2GB Still possible to flash/unlock to 6970?

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From what I remember, people have said that they were going to fix the issue.
Why not give it a try anyways? You have dual BIOS, it's not like you're going to brick it doing so.
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I got mine a few days back, and didn't have any trouble. Two Sapphire cards. I bought the reference version, but apparently this first round (confirmed) of non reference cards seem to be unlock-able too.

Atiwinflash wouldn't allow me to to unlock them from within the program however. I had to use command prompt. But that was the only difficult bit. I ran it through 3dmark at 950mhz core and 1450mhz ram and never saw an artifact once.
    
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