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so i decided 1ghz was not fast enough and tried to lift the cap in the bios using RBE(latest version) to 1400mhz core, chose all my settings and nervously clicked flash bios and it completed and i restart..... BSOD right before i hit desktop. i obviously saved my original bios through GPU-Z. Luckily i had my old 4850 layin around, so i installed the drivers for it in safe mode and got back into windows. now i made a bootable USB that boots into DOS where i use ATIflash(latest version) to try to flash it back to original and still BSOD right before desktop unless the drivers arent installed. any suggestions? if worst comes to worst i can return it to the local computer store i bought it from and just say i started getting BSODs and its unstable. my subvendor is ASUS. i have been awake all night trying to fix my mistake and i will check this post in about 6 -8 hours when i awaken....
Edited by Alden - 3/20/11 at 1:55pm
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post #2 of 15
Use the Bios switch,
Set it to the stock bios.
Reboot,
wait for full boot
put bios switch into the other position ( ? )
flash to stock bios
TA-DA
(should work , but I'm not sure,)
Can anyone confirm this?
   
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If u boot with ur card, and u have no screen or instant BSOD's. Then put the bios switch to 2 for recovery, he will just boot normal then, when the pc is on, switch it to 1, flash your original bios back... Do not flash the second bios (recovery). This should work.
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post #4 of 15
6850, not 6950. There is no dual bios.
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Blind flash FTW, i had to do that when i tried to flash my non-ref HD5850 to a ref ASUS BIOS. What a PIA
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If u boot with ur card, and u have no screen or instant BSOD's. Then put the bios switch to 2 for recovery, he will just boot normal then, when the pc is on, switch it to 1, flash your original bios back... Do not flash the second bios (recovery). This should work.
there is no switch....
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Blind flash FTW, i had to do that when i tried to flash my non-ref HD5850 to a ref ASUS BIOS. What a PIA
wat is a blind flash?..... is there any way i can plug in both 6850 and 4850 without frying my PSU and flash it in windows on my 4850?
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you should be able to run both gpu's and flash in windows..
    
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you can also do it in dos so you don't have to install drivers for the 4850.
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you should be able to run both gpu's and flash in windows..
i dont have enough 6 pin power connectors for both, will it matter if im not in 3d mode?

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you can also do it in dos so you don't have to install drivers for the 4850.
i tried that it wont flash correctly, it says it flashed and passes but it still BSOD b4 windows.
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my PSU fry if i plug in both the 6850 and 4850 to reflash my 6850 in windows? ATIflash is NOT working.
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