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This will take your stock bios and make it a modded bios that only unlocks the shaders:

http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/sh...42&postcount=4
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Originally Posted by Crystal_Castles;13271369 
This will take your stock bios and make it a modded bios that only unlocks the shaders:

http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2167842&postcount=4

Nice name, brah

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Last words: GET A REFERENCE OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONE
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Yup, those will work fine. I have the official Apple ones from my MacBook and they're exactly the same. Although be warned about some of them that are under $15 as they're very cheaply made and can sometimes not work properly.
Been reading up... But I'm not too sure now. Apparently some of the apple adapters don't like to turn the monitors back on after going into sleep...
Might just roll with ... Bit more expensive but seems a little safer... Anyone agree with this??
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Originally Posted by Crystal_Castles View Post
This will take your stock bios and make it a modded bios that only unlocks the shaders:

http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/sh...42&postcount=4
Thanks for that dude... Gonna try it out asap...
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Oh, okay. I heard from several threads that you just use a 6970 bios. I guess not..
    
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Originally Posted by kidshenlong View Post
Been reading up... But I'm not too sure now. Apparently some of the apple adapters don't like to turn the monitors back on after going into sleep...
Might just roll with this... Bit more expensive but seems a little safer... Anyone agree with this??
Looks ok, but make sure you have the right DVI cable for your monitor. Some of them run DVI-I or DVI-D. The difference is the 4 pins surrounding the long tab on the DVI-I cables. Otherwise it won't work with the mDP adapter.

There are some non-reference cards now going around with the dual-BIOS switch which allows you to unlock the shaders. For instance, the VisionTek one I just picked up a couple weeks ago that's in my sig has the dual-BIOS switch and I successfully unlocked the shaders using the tool posted above.
Edited by Lareson - 4/25/11 at 7:07pm
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