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before you guys start raging about unlocking consider this:

you paid for a 6950. anything after that is a bonus, not a feature
This.
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If you want a more silent card then this card would serve you well. The ref version is definitely not a silent one.
Good to know! I can already hear the difference between this and my old 9800.

Also looks like it'll be easier to clean out the dust too since this cooler is for sure a lot more open.
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So as I was installing a new HDD, I noticed something when I had pulled out the GPU.



What is this tiny little switch on here?
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Flash like it's 1999.
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Hmm it looks like the Bios Switch! Probably u could try to do the modded bios for shader unlock or fully flash to 6970 .
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So as I was installing a new HDD, I noticed something when I had pulled out the GPU.



What is this tiny little switch on here?
auto unlock
not a ati guy
maybe it's for CF or something
flip it

I'd like to know what it dose too
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If it unlocks... it'd be the best card for normal cost, only downside is the lack of a backplate, bling factor. The better vrms, bio switch are a superb trade for the loss of a backplate imo. The revised pcb is better than the volterra pcb.
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Okay, I'll give it a shot to see what happens.
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let us know the out come
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Okay, I'll give it a shot to see what happens.
Try booting on each bios setting first, confirm you are booting on two different settings. 2 is failsafe, 1 is normal (the flashable bios). Each setting will require a driver install, so you'll know if there are 2 bios'.
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