X800 GTO and GTO² to X850 XT Mod

Author: W1zzard
Date: 2010-08-26 11:06:49
 [heading]Connect 3D X800 GTO[/heading] Not only the Sapphire GTO² can be modded, the regular GTO cards from Connect 3D are also moddable. However, the success rate is unknown. If you try this mod, please let me [url=mailto:w1zzard@techpowerup.com]know[/url] of your results. Success 128 : 7 Failed (as of Nov 27th 2005). Success 182 : 87 Failed (last update Dec 24th 2005). The steps to do the mod are exactly the same as the Sapphire GTO² mod outlined on page 2. You just use another Bios. However, there are some drawbacks compared to the Sapphire GTO² cards: [list=1] [*]Sapphire uses faster 1.6ns memory, while Connect3D uses only 2.0ns. [*]Sapphire uses a guaranteed R480 core, while Connect3D uses only R423. [/list] The fuses data (see page 1) for the moddable Connect3D GTO cards is as follows: [img]http://tpucdn.com/articles/127/images/gto_fuses.jpg[/img] [b]Update:[/b] Over the last days (end of November) I have received a few reports about unmoddable cards: [list] [*]20 cards from Newegg [*]8 cards from eBuyer.com in the UK [*]3 cards from Watford in the UK [*]2 cards from a retailer in Hungary [*]1 card from dabs in the UK [*]1 card from CCL Computer in the UK [*]1 card from VV-Computer in Germany [*]1 card from webbhallen.com in Sweden [*]1 card from ccl-computer [*]1 card from verkkokauppa.com in Finland [*]1 card from Datorbutiken.com in Sweden [*]35 cards in Finland, one reseller is Elektroni.fi, there is a second merchant, but the name is not known [/list] »

Connect 3D X800 GTO

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 [heading]Connect 3D X800 GTO[/heading] Not only the Sapphire GTO² can be modded, the regular GTO cards from Connect 3D are also moddable. However, the success rate is unknown. If you try this mod, please let me [url=mailto:w1zzard@techpowerup.com]know[/url] of your results. Success 128 : 7 Failed (as of Nov 27th 2005). Success 182 : 87 Failed (last update Dec 24th 2005). The steps to do the mod are exactly the same as the Sapphire GTO² mod outlined on page 2. You just use another Bios. However, there are some drawbacks compared to the Sapphire GTO² cards: [list=1] [*]Sapphire uses faster 1.6ns memory, while Connect3D uses only 2.0ns. [*]Sapphire uses a guaranteed R480 core, while Connect3D uses only R423. [/list] The fuses data (see page 1) for the moddable Connect3D GTO cards is as follows: [img]http://tpucdn.com/articles/127/images/gto_fuses.jpg[/img] [b]Update:[/b] Over the last days (end of November) I have received a few reports about unmoddable cards: [list] [*]20 cards from Newegg [*]8 cards from eBuyer.com in the UK [*]3 cards from Watford in the UK [*]2 cards from a retailer in Hungary [*]1 card from dabs in the UK [*]1 card from CCL Computer in the UK [*]1 card from VV-Computer in Germany [*]1 card from webbhallen.com in Sweden [*]1 card from ccl-computer [*]1 card from verkkokauppa.com in Finland [*]1 card from Datorbutiken.com in Sweden [*]35 cards in Finland, one reseller is Elektroni.fi, there is a second merchant, but the name is not known [/list] »
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