Some more info: I confirmed GPU-Z 0.4.3 works well on Win2k. There is a chance it might work with KernelEX but
it is pretty hit or miss. Here is 0.4.3 on a 486 with an S3 Virge and W2K: http://postimg.org/image/kbxyxne7b
It detected it but not completely right (151 THz memory clock??)
On my Radeon 6670 GPU-Z 0.7.8 and 0.7.9 cannot read the core voltage (VDDC)
I know it really doesn't matter on a fixed voltage low end card but
0.7.7 and older did work so I see no reason why it shouldn't work.
It is probably possible. Having updatability BIOSes nowadays is both a blessing and a curse.
New BIOS features are always a necessity though. It would be nice if the BIOS could be completely locked. This would be nice for security minded people too to make sure that malicious code does not...
The way I look at it is this:
I don't see anything wrong with Intel blocking new boards from overclocking on non-Z chipsets. Most people expected it and it seems pretty reasonable. Infact, they should probably fix this on a silicon level.
BUT I find that putting out a hidden "update" to...