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so i flashed my 6950 bios to a 6970 bios and it rebooted and the resolution was low and no drivers were installed. so i installed the drivers i previously had (11.4) and rebooted and it froze on the motherboard menu screen during startup. so i rebooted again and there is no hdmi signal and the fan keeps coming on and off on the graphics card. i then switched it to bios 2, rebooted and the same thing happened. *** CAN I DO!?
post #2 of 13
Blind flash it back. Calm down this is easily fixable.
post #3 of 13
Sounds like you bricked your card...

but if you do a blind flash it can be fixed.

Write down the commands you need on a piece of paper, fire up your ATIflash usb dongle
type in what you need
once done (wait a bit) restart and you should be good.

This why having a spare PCI or PCIe graphics card laying around comes in handy. Even if it is a cheapy Radeon 7000
 
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You can install another card in your mobo and flash the 6950 back if you saved the original BIOS of course. Or you can blind flash but that can be tricky. Lastly RMA if all else fails and you are fortunate enough to be inside of warranty.
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How'd he bork bios #2 though?
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How'd he bork bios #2 though?
Hahaha I forgot the 6950 has 2. Flip the switch op haha.
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Hahaha I forgot the 6950 has 2. Flip the switch op haha.
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i then switched it to bios 2, rebooted and the same thing happened. *** CAN I DO!?
He tried that.
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He tried that.
Half asleep lol sorry. OP tell us how did you manage to flash both bios.
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Yea but is everyone missing the fact he rebooted after the flash and he had video sounds like somthing might of blew on the card more then a bad bios.
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post #10 of 13
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update: not long after starting this thread, i tried to boot my system again an it started like nothing had happened. i checked gpu-z and i had all 1536 shader units and all the clock settings were right in CCC. luckily because i dont have a spare gpu lying around and i dont know how to blind flash. thanks anyway guys for your concern
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