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  1. Groovymama

    Is it safe to bypass the SSID check when flashing new vbios?

    I thought the 6770 would be fine for my needs (which is mostly work, WoW, and occasionally other games like L4D2 and Fallout 3). Plus it was readily available locally. I'm also thinking I will try to pursue an RMA with Asus on the other card (although is that possible now that I've bricked it?)...
  2. Groovymama

    Is it safe to bypass the SSID check when flashing new vbios?

    I contacted Asus but have not heard anything back from them. I was kind of fed up after the last two days so I just went out and bought a new card, installed it, and so far so good (fingers crossed). I picked up an XFX Ati Radeon HD 6770. Games look good and I haven't had any problems. It is...
  3. Groovymama

    Is it safe to bypass the SSID check when flashing new vbios?

    Well, after cleaning the fans and such I ran really great for a whole evening. Played WoW, no crashes, all seemed like it was fine. But this morning after about an hour of WoW I got the gray line crash again. So I booted to my thumb drive with atiflash, and forced the flash to the newer bios...
  4. Groovymama

    Is it safe to bypass the SSID check when flashing new vbios?

    That's a good point. Here's some history: I started running the machine in 11/2009. No problems for about a year. Last year, I did have the vertical gray line problem, only when playing Left 4 Dead/Left 4 Dead 2. I fixed it by upgrading to a new (but not TOO new) version of the Catalyst...
  5. Groovymama

    Is it safe to bypass the SSID check when flashing new vbios?

    Hello, I have an ASUS-manufactured ATI Radeon HD 5850 1G and it has the awful gray vertical line crash. After doing some investigating, I'm told that a fix to the vbios fixed this problem for the 5800-series cards. (I got my machine in 11/2009, and apparently the fix for the vbios was released...