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Sapphire 7970 Bios Update

Discussion in 'AMD / ATI' started by The Penguin, Feb 5, 2013.

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    You shouldn't need to flash the BIOS.

    If the card comes with a switch, then you can try flashing the number 2 BIOS to try out other ones, but you must flash with driver not installed, or manually terminate all driver processes. Be forewarned, that flashing when in Windows8, can cause all sorts of funky issues. Windows8 drivers are quite finicky still.
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    All this sounds risky.

    i dont use w8 at all, dont like it.

    Is there any improve by flashing the gpu?:pimp:
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    If Sapphire does not provide a V-Bios update with a release note to accompany it stating any changes then I'd refrain from flashing the V-Bios especially with a new card, just enjoy the card first then when you are tired of it or experience some problem with the stock V-Bios then you can try Bios flashing.

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