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Each setting will require a driver install, so you'll know if there are 2 bios'.
are you sure?

i booted fine with both bioses.
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thee outcome was???
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Well, I tried it, but I think I need a newer 6970 BIOS version.



Unless I'm mistaken and didn't do something right, the 013.008 6970 BIOS didn't work for me. It didn't even boot up.
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Well, I tried it, but I think I need a newer 6970 BIOS version.



Unless I'm mistaken and didn't do something right, the 013.008 6970 BIOS didn't work for me. It didn't even boot up.
You can use RBE to unlock the shaders on your stock bios. Back it up in case you haven't yet.
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RBE is not working for me, for some reason. I keep getting an error whenever I try to boot it up.

I can't use an older version cause only the newer one supports the unlocking for the 6950's.
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You can use the tool w1zzard made.
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RBE is not working for me, for some reason. I keep getting an error whenever I try to boot it up.

I can't use an older version cause only the newer one supports the unlocking for the 6950's.
Mind PMing me a dump of your original BIOS?

I want to take a look as I may buy another Visiontek.

I got a reference model 2 weeks ago.
 
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Visiontek likes to throw their own coolers on reference boards. They have been doing this for a long time.
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Okay, I got the shaders to unlock. Used the tool made by w1zzard.



Gave me a bit of a fright as I was installing the modified BIOS, the whole screen became black, and things came back very slowly. I heard a ding, things were still acting funny, did a hard restart and this is where I'm at. Worked well, thanks guys!
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Nice to see non-ref models unlocking! Have you put it through an hour or so of gaming to see if it's stable?
 
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