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6950 to 6970 flash only 768 shaders?

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I'm trying to help a friend unlock his 6950 to a 6970.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-416-_-Product
Were stuck at the moment. It says only 768 shaders in GPUz, and I'm not sure why. Is this dangerous or something that were doing it without success and running the card still?

But where should we go from here? ATM i told him to un install his old 6950 drivers and were installing 6970 drivers to see if it helps.
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Was it an XFX card by any chance?

Did GPU-Z say 704 before the flash? because 768x2 actually equals 1536.

you could run a benchmark before and after to check as well

edit: ignore the manufacturer question - you even posted a link which i didn't see
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ok, thanks for your concern but its working after the new drivers DDDD I was just really worried i was damaging his card with the extra voltage and the shaders being unused. It reads 1536 now though.
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