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    Bad Flash HD 6870

    he said he got it to work ......
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    Bad Flash HD 6870

    re read the thread please
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    Bad Flash HD 6870

    you wanna read the thread ? again buddy already confirmed that its bricked beyond all normal methods of recovery dead or not you short the wrong set of pins you have a good chance of wreaking it is a last resort and its not something for someone with out a good bit of experience should...
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    Bad Flash HD 6870

    well then post it lol
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    Bad Flash HD 6870

    most motherboards and gpus have a reserved part of the bios thats there to do one thing and thats make sure the the flash-logic can be initiated even if the rest of the card won't boot this is the boot block and every card is a little different normally when you flash the bios with atiflash -p...
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    Bad Flash HD 6870

    playing around with the pins might have fried it atiflash -i doesn't list anything ? if you forcably flashed the bios then you might have killed the recovery block built into the bios so you have a 200 dollor paper weight nice ... what have we learned now the only option is to have the bios...
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    Bad Flash HD 6870

    and I would use THIS bios http://www.techpowerup.com/vgabios/109591/HIS.HD6870.1024.110816.html gpu-z doesn't always save a backup completely
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    Bad Flash HD 6870

    either way what you need is to beable to boot and get a picture WITH the 6870 installed it doesn't need to be hooked up to a monitor just needs to be installed and have power once you can do that then you can make a dos bootable usb key and run atiflash and reflash the original bios
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    Bad Flash HD 6870

    let me get this strait you can boot with the video connected to the onboard video AND the 6870 is still installed to a PCIE slot correct ? then use the on-board video and don't bother with the card at all and yes setting the jumper and waiting 15 seconds will clear the cmos I wold do this...
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    Bad Flash HD 6870

    shop keeper is a idiot and is trying to scam you 8MB is PLENTY for a dos console 8MB is plenty to run windows even :banghead: if you can boot with the on board video thats fine use that that will work to boot from a DOS-usb key with a copy of ATI FLASH this needs to be done FROM A DOS DISK NOT...
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    Bad Flash HD 6870

    do this pull the 6870 out and clean the cmos it won't boot with the other card untill do you do this!!! boot the machine with either the onboard video or the pci card go into the bios and set the display priority to either the PCI card or the onboard video ALSO REQUIRED it will not work unless...
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    Bad Flash HD 6870

    find a old PCI video card and use that or take your gpu to a friends or a shop and have them reflash it
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    Bad Flash HD 6870

    you need to boot from a disk with a functional gpu so you can see whats going wrong with the flash
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    Bad Flash HD 6870

    don't short the pins you probly just burned the chip :banghead: pin shorting is not for 6870's don't try a blind flash either you will need a working gpu
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    FX 8320 overclock report

    I would't use auto for anything AUTO settings tend to way over-volt stuff set it to 1.225v and it should be a happy camper
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    FX 8320 overclock report

    I have seen 8150's go POP at 1.38v CPU/NB CPU/NB is the IMC and they can't take a lot of voltage -.- it will BURN its just a qustion of when keep it below 1.228v you should not need more then that .. ever even with 4Dims at 1866 it should not take more then 1.25v CPU/NB voltage is only to be...
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    FX 8320 overclock report

    cpu-nb @ 1.45 WILL KILL IT
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    To RMA or not RMA

    gigabyte has a history of vastly overrating there vrm's I don't trust them as far as I can throw them did you check the chipset temps with a ir probe ? you could stick a heat killer block on it but I have never known intel chip-sets to get very hot in the first place
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    To RMA or not RMA

    DUDE its a mITX board and a cheap pile of garbage at that its got a 4 Phase VRM on it <THIS IS YOUR PROBLEM it inst made to clock :banghead: and its probly what killed the old board you probly blew the vrm's off it 4Phase = cpu draw should not exceed 95watts I would bet this weeks pay check...