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lowfat December 26, 2010 01:33 PM

HD6950, possible unlock to HD6970.
 
Seems like there has been a decent amount of success to those giving the flash a shot over at XS. Shame that they weren't any for a good price for the NCIX boxing day sale.

6950 to 6970 flash thread - XtremeSystems Forums

Instructions

Quote:

Originally Posted by davetheshrew
here we go looks like these card CAN BE UNLOCKED

for 128 extra shaders

USE ATIFLASH

USE THESE COMMANDS IN DOS

ATIFLASH -S 0 BACKUP ROM in order to backup

then

ATIFLASH -UNLOCKROM 0 it will say ok

then

ATIFLASH -F -P 0 (BIOS NAME).BIN

bios can be found here
asus6970.rar

atiflash is here

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...35&postcount=9

hp usb boot files here

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport...X-UNITY-I23839

disk format tool here

http://files.extremeoverclocking.com...fb321d0152b482


have fun with you unlocked cayman, thanks for the guys at xsforums for being the first at flashing the 6970, I think but not sure but I may have been the first to succesfully unlock my card into a full fat cayman And thanks AMD for not lasercutting the core this time round

http://forums.guru3d.com/showpost.ph...41&postcount=1

BigDogg December 26, 2010 01:38 PM

I have my HIS 6950 on the way I will let you know once it arrives. I hope that it works :)

_dangtx_ December 26, 2010 02:15 PM

it was natural. saME PCB,RAM,ETC ETC :)

damn caps :p

JD December 26, 2010 02:18 PM

HIS 6950 was $269.99 at Memory Express...that's a pretty solid deal IMO.

_dangtx_ December 26, 2010 02:29 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by JD (Post 467171)
HIS 6950 was $269.99 at Memory Express...that's a pretty solid deal IMO.


is,for now :)


HIS Radeon HD 6950 2GB GDDR5 PCI-E w/ Dual DVI, HDMI, Dual DisplayPort at Memory Express Computers



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BigDogg December 26, 2010 02:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by _dangtx_ (Post 467181)
is,for now :)


HIS Radeon HD 6950 2GB GDDR5 PCI-E w/ Dual DVI, HDMI, Dual DisplayPort at Memory Express Computers



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</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%"> <tbody><tr> <td colspan="2"> Only $269.99
Save $60.00 (18.2%)
*Limit 1 per customer


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$305 taxes in shipped to Ontario :)

lowfat December 26, 2010 02:41 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by _dangtx_ (Post 467181)
is,for now :)


HIS Radeon HD 6950 2GB GDDR5 PCI-E w/ Dual DVI, HDMI, Dual DisplayPort at Memory Express Computers



<table class="ui_page_block" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td id="breadcrumb">
</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%"> <tbody><tr> <td colspan="2"> Only $269.99
Save $60.00 (18.2%)
*Limit 1 per customer


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Sold out for online purchases.

_dangtx_ December 26, 2010 02:48 PM

i checked out so it works? i dont know


edit yeah now it says out of stock. shouldve gotten more :p

snoosebum December 26, 2010 03:24 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by _dangtx_ (Post 467187)
i checked out so it works? i dont know


edit yeah now it says out of stock. shouldve gotten more :p


Your in luck theres a few saphire left at pcvonline 10 bucks cheaper but pay for shipping
http://www.pcvonline.com/ProductsList.aspx?search=6950

_dangtx_ December 26, 2010 03:40 PM

thanks. from early trials, looks like chances are better than expected. bravo amd :)

AMD Radeon HD 6950 to HD 6970 Mod | techPowerUp


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