1. Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest! Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community.

hd6950 hardware issue!!

Discussion in 'AMD / ATI' started by Pehla, Sep 2, 2012.

  1. Pehla

    Pehla

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2012
    Messages:
    315 (0.36/day)
    Thanks Received:
    70
    Location:
    brčko dc/bosnia and herzegovina
    hy guys...i have been starting several treads about failed flashing card then i manage to fix it somehow..,but fix was not complete..,my card had poor performance and in gpu-z had weird readout!! card is pci-e 2.0x16@pci-e 1.1x8(or x4)on new mainboard!!now after some time i took card out and take a closer look to it pcb to find some errors ..,andi did!!!!
    now i post pic of that error and i hope u can tel me if that could be causing it!!!
    [​IMG]
    i am able to do flashing some bioses work some dont!! i think xfx one work the best but still not at x16!! will changing this litle prick fix my issue?? thnx in advance!!
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2012
  2. gdallsk

    gdallsk

    Joined:
    Apr 24, 2012
    Messages:
    289 (0.34/day)
    Thanks Received:
    114
    Location:
    Northamptonshire
    It seems like you knocked it with something that caused it malfunction. A little soldering job would fix it. I had the same problem with my radeon 9200 a while back, I soldered the two points where this little thingy was and the card still works.
    Pehla says thanks.
  3. Pehla

    Pehla

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2012
    Messages:
    315 (0.36/day)
    Thanks Received:
    70
    Location:
    brčko dc/bosnia and herzegovina
    i did the soldering job and now card work on x16 slot but i thing i need to find right bios cause this one only shows 704 shaders and only few rops!! and its a bios that worked earlier litle confusing but im going to try few more bioses using usb flashing mod!!
  4. OneMoar

    OneMoar

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2010
    Messages:
    3,011 (1.89/day)
    Thanks Received:
    668
    Location:
    Rochester area
    Pehla says thanks.
  5. Pehla

    Pehla

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2012
    Messages:
    315 (0.36/day)
    Thanks Received:
    70
    Location:
    brčko dc/bosnia and herzegovina
    man i dont want to screw around i just want it to work like it should pci-e 2.0 x16...,witch she didnt..but now it does flash it with one of xfx bios and now its fuly operational!! working at full speed!! thnx for members help..,a did start few treads on forum related to my pc hardware to find out at the end it was HD6950 hardware error!! closing several of mine treads!! thnx...,i hope i will be able to help other member with similar expirience!
  6. purecain

    purecain

    Joined:
    May 12, 2006
    Messages:
    611 (0.20/day)
    Thanks Received:
    158
    Well done. I bet your well chuffed... :)

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guest)

Share This Page