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9800GTX+ bios on a 9800GTX

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Don't know if already asked, probably yes but can a 9800GTX+ bios be put on a 9800GTX without any problem? Clocks aren't a problem, the card that i got holds much higher than the reference on the 9800GTX+.

I noticed here:

http://66.196.80.202/babelfish/tran...iews/2009/leistungsaufnahme_graka/index16.php

which is an article of graphics cards actual power consumption that the 9800GTX+ actually has idle speeds seperated from the 3D ones, where as the regular 9800GTX doesn't.

So if I flash the bios on my card from a 9800GTX+ one, will it work or will the fact that the newer one is a 55nm chip make it not work?
 
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u should not could do this 'cause 9800GTX is 65nm and 9800GTX+ is 55nm :)
 

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I would be cool for the implementation of the power saving feature, but things like memory timings and other coding is probably unique to the 55nm cards, something I would say is not worth the risk. I would say enjoy the 9800GTX as-is, maybe create some profiles in Precision so you can drop the clocks to a predifined 2D setting and then your gaming settings and use shortcut keys.

:toast:
 

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There basically the same card, only the 55nm process on the +. It can probably be done, but i don't think there will be any noticeable difference in performance.
 
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Nah, it's not the performance im worried about, i want them 2d clocks. Doin the precision thing as we speak