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Hey,I want to flash my 6850 to a 6870 the brand is HIS how would
I do that without brick-ing my card.
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I dont know that you can. The bios flash is for the hd6950 to hd6970, not 6850 to 6870 as far as I know.

edit: I just looked it up, you can flash the card but you wont be able to unlock the shaders like you can when you flash the 6950. The shaders are locked at the ASIC level not by the bios. IMO its not worth it.
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I dont know that you can. The bios flash is for the hd6950 to hd6970, not 6850 to 6870 as far as I know.

edit: I just looked it up, you can flash the card but you wont be able to unlock the shaders like you can when you flash the 6950. The shaders are locked at the ASIC level not by the bios.
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