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I have no idea how flashing a 6950 to 6970 works although I do understand the concept, but my question is could you flash a 6950 to a 6970 then overclock it to increase performance? Or is it once it has been flashed it basically is overclocked?
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You can overclock the card after it has been flashed. The only thing flashing does is unlock some shaders.
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I have no idea how flashing a 6950 to 6970 works although I do understand the concept, but my question is could you flash a 6950 to a 6970 then overclock it to increase performance? Or is it once it has been flashed it basically is overclocked?
I lol'ed at this.

Yes you can OC after you unlock. How ever there is a reason it was designated to be a 50 not a 70

You can also Adjust the bios your going to flash to be Pre-Overclocked so you dont have to deal with after burner ETC ETC
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I have no idea how flashing a 6950 to 6970 works although I do understand the concept, but my question is could you flash a 6950 to a 6970 then overclock it to increase performance? Or is it once it has been flashed it basically is overclocked?
Depends on which revision 6950 you have. AMD got wise to the people getting free 6970s so they made a new revision which doesn't allow unlocking of the unused shaders. Anyways, once you unlock, you can overclock it. http://www.techpowerup.com/articles/...ng/vidcard/159
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I don't think they came out with the revision just yet..
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a flashed 6950 with 6970 bios will work perfectly at 880/1375 default .. anything higher might be unstable ..

I think this was amd's plan , making this card unlockable to 6970 but no further oc as it just crashes for me on anything higher than 900mhz core even with 1300mv .
    
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You can overclock the card after it has been flashed. The only thing flashing does is unlock some shaders.
Not just that, higher clock speeds are unlocked too!
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