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How does one go about unlocking it?
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AMD Radeon HD 6950 to HD 6970 Mod

Hope that helps.
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Does it have to be the 2GB model?
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I though 6870's and 5870's were more or less equal - but the 6870 uses a lot less power.
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The 6870 is slightly under the performance of the 5870. What I am wondering is, does the 6950 have to be the 2gb or 1gb model to unlock.
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post #16 of 27
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Originally Posted by rpbalmer19 View Post
I am at a debate with some friends over the performance of some cards that I am thinking about getting. I am wondering what your guys' input is on the three cards.

5870
6870
6950

I want to know all opinions. Go for it.
I just got a 4th 6950, a MSI at Amazon which was 245 after rebate. I;m about to unlock it now. Yea, its a rev1 unlockable card.
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The 6870 is slightly under the performance of the 5870. What I am wondering is, does the 6950 have to be the 2gb or 1gb model to unlock.
the 2gb model can be unlocked,they are the first revision gpu
Edited by Aniket - 3/11/11 at 1:45pm
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post #18 of 27
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How do you tell the revision number?
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post #19 of 27
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both the 2gb & 1gb model can be unlocked but remember they need to be first revision gpu
1gb cards are based on rev2 boards and can't be unlocked.

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How do you tell the revision number?
rev1 has backplate and the switch. Under the fan, the vrms were changed to Ti DrMOS from the digital Volterras.
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1gb cards are based on rev2 boards and can't be unlocked.
oops....SORRY
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