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You should just use the shader unlock, and oc to 6970 settings. I think you can mess up your card by just flashing it to 6970 bios because it has different ram timings. BTW, +20% in CCC helps you get stable with unlocked shaders.
http://www.techpowerup.com/articles/...ng/vidcard/159

I just did whatever was on this page, haha.

After setting up a custom profile in MSI Afterburner, I maxed at roughly 70c - 75c... Not too bad. The super jet stream sound doesn't bother me too much even though my computer is right next to my face since I usually have sound when I game, haha.
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post #12 of 21
Yeah, thats just flashing to 6970 bios, I'm talking about just unlocking the shaders and keeping the same ram timings so you don't kill your card. Go here: http://www.overclock.net/ati/952315-...lock-only.html
Edited by Skyhi - 4/8/11 at 11:02pm
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Yeah, thats just flashing to 6970 bios, I'm talking about just unlocking the shaders and keeping the same ram timings so you don't kill your card.
How would I go about doing that?
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post #14 of 21
Use the shader unlock mod file that I gave in the link, and flash just like you flashed the 6970 bios. Once you do that, the shaders should be unlocked only, and you should still have stock 6950 settings.
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Do I have to reflash to the 6950 bios first?
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I would think that to be a standard issue, because you've essentially OC'ed your card. Everyone knows that higher temps come with OC'ing. No escaping it.

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Use the shader unlock mod file that I gave in the link, and flash just like you flashed the 6970 bios. Once you do that, the shaders should be unlocked only, and you should still have stock 6950 settings.
I used the links in that thread. I put a Sapphire 6950 2Gb bios in the mod. It modded it. Then I used Atiflash thingy and it said mismatched Id or something and didn't work.
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post #18 of 21
I don't think you have to.
post #19 of 21
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I don't think you have to.
There we go. I downloaded a bad bios before I guess. Stock clocks, unlocked shaders, CCC +20% power thingy. Yay?
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post #20 of 21
Great, now you don't have to worry about bricking your card because of different ram timings. Have fun Oc'ing! BTW, try to keep power play on to keep your card stable.
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