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are cards like this usually doomed?

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u can bet it needs more than a bios flash thats for sure..

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so what exactly is usually wrong with these cards when they display those symptoms? is the chip itsself faulty?
 
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I have a couple of cards like this and one of them was NOT sorted by bios flash. Haven't even bothered trying with the other, if you find out what causes it I'd like to know, I also tried reseating the HSF.
 
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so what exactly is usually wrong with these cards when they display those symptoms? is the chip itsself faulty?
it could be lots of things.. a grafix card has many components that pretty well all need to work.. these things are not designed to be fixed just thrown away..

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BFG has a killer question free warranty process in my dealings with them..............