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flashing different vendor bios, same card

Discussion in 'RBE' started by mechtech, Feb 25, 2010.

  1. mechtech

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    Hello peoples. I have an old HIS 3850 Turbo, and once in a while I get grey lines on teh screen and it locks up, from what I read it is an issue with this particular card.

    What I would like to try is to flash it with a reference ATI bios to see if that helps.

    The question I would like to know is can it be done?

    Worse case card dies no biggie I will go buy a 4670 or something, just like to try this first.

    Thanks!
     
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    I would think so. I have flashed 5870's to different manf bioses. As well as 4850's. Im sure the rule applies to yours as well.
     
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    My 4850 is a Diamond but has Sapphire bios on it. No problem flashing a different vendor, save that bios you flash it with are not pre-oc'd to run super fast, and your card cannot handle it and blows up in a huge explosion.
     
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    Thanks for the help
     
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    make sure you save your original bios, have a pci card in case you need to flash back.

    then start trying all the bioses you want, just dont flash a bios for a different gpu
     

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