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Has anyone bought a 6950 recently that could not be unlocked? I've heard rumors that the 6950 is supposed to be revised to version 2, but are any of them true?
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Originally Posted by Jov4nTh3Yu9o View Post
Has anyone bought a 6950 recently that could not be unlocked? I've heard rumors that the 6950 is supposed to be revised to version 2, but are any of them true?
Reference design not yet. I dont think they ever will , they will just not be produces any more and all you could buy in non-reference.
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Reference design not yet. I dont think they ever will , they will just not be produces any more and all you could buy in non-reference.
Yea that's what happened with the 5870.
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So you guys are saying that they haven't made any revisions and they never will? If so that's good for us
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Originally Posted by Jov4nTh3Yu9o View Post
So you guys are saying that they haven't made any revisions and they never will? If so that's good for us
AMD has never redesigned a PCB. After reference cards stopped being produced, it's up to the AIB partners to design them. If the past generations are an indication of what's going to happen with the 6 series, then that's what's going to happen.

But unfortunately I do not work for AMD so I don't know in the future if it will change
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I have read in a few places that they indeed made some changes to the design. They used different type of memory and took away the BIOS switch. I will try to find the thread here in OCN.
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Idk that was 2 months ago, and there seems to be no changes as far as we can see. I haven't heard of anyone being unable to unlock a 6950 so far..But I've heard rumors it will happen soon
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I just bought 2 MSI's off of amazon that are fully unlocked and OC'd to 925/1425
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I just bought 2 MSI's off of amazon that are fully unlocked and OC'd to 925/1425
Care to link?
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