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THey might just be saying that?
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Originally Posted by Mygaffer View Post
I guess you never update your motherboard either, right? Because flashing your motherboard's BIOS has the exact same risk. Exact. If that fails you brick your board too.

This is really just a backwards way of looking at this stuff. If you take proper precautions you don't have to worry about. How hard is it to pop in another graphics card and flash again? Heck, the 6950 and 6970 has a backup BIOS that you can access with the flip of a switch, so NO risk.

I am sorry, the lulwuts stand.
actually, I did update my mobo.
But like somebody here said, they're trying to discourage a million RMA's when idiots brick their cards
post #23 of 25
Makes me wanna get one and try to unlock it to a 6850 just to test and then unlock to a 6870 to see if it will work. XD Be funny if it did.
     
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I cant even tell you exactly how many times I have flashed Mobo's Bios or VGA card bios/OR hardware firmware...

In fact I even used RADEON BIOS EDITOR and made a custom bios setup for my current 4870, I input the overclocked values I wanted hard set and done- no need to tweak ati unlock or any of that junk ever again.

Radeon Bios Editor RBE
http://www.techpowerup.com/rbe/
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I am personally against this tricky "unlocking", I think it's too "ghetto".
So, in a way, I'm glad.
.......Welcome to OCN son.
    
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