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Asus Strix 2080ti OC - Bricked


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Can anyone help me try an unbrick this card? I have tried running NVFlash in Windows, the card is not recognised. Anyway i can fix it?

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Switch to the other BIOS on the card when the system is OFF.



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Unless you have been a fool and screwed both bios's


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I got the card given off a friend, it looks like he has messed with both bios variations. Is there a way to unbrick it or should I just chuck it in the bin?


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If you have another gpu or cpu with igpu, log in to your pc using this output and flash a bios to ths 2080 ti using nvflash.
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The card is not recognised by nvflash in Windows.
You seem hiding the vandalizing procedures that was made previously, contact ASUS and request out of warranty repair price quote.
If you disagree with the amount for inspection / repair , then keep it as souvenir.
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If you got it from a friend then why don't you ask him/her what they did to it or what happened to it before you got your hands on it?

Then let everyone here know and then ppl might be able to help you more!


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Does how it was bricked or insinuating he is hiding something have any bearing on the fix? Honestly asking..?

I would assume if it is bricked and unrecognizable he may need the flasher tool everyone links here to clear the chip and reprogram it, no?

Maybe I am completely off base, but it is either fixable or not. No matter how it got to this point.
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I got the card given off a friend, it looks like he has messed with both bios variations. Is there a way to unbrick it or should I just chuck it in the bin?
Never toss it in the bin, eBay is your friend even if it is bricked people pay good money for recent high end cards.
Or attempt a fix yourself by purchasing a CH341 Programmer which is fairly cheap.
then follow a video of your choice to try to fix the card.
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I agree with the above, it's entirely possible to fix if it's only a borked BIOS - You've nothing to lose by trying.
As suggested get a CH341 programmer, learn how to set it up and use it.

You may well be suprised at the outcome once done.
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There are arguments in nvflash to force the flash procedure, also does the card show up in the device manager?
As a last resort u can try to flash it with an external programmer, also check thoroughly for any damage on the pcb or on the gpu die.


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ok here is the easy way to do it, get a linux distro usb, boot it live, hook screen to other gpu or igpu make sure you boot not loading gpu drivers, for maintenance mode then it'll show up the base id subsystem for it, nothing specific but you will be able to flash it tho, i've fixed many cards like this. give a shot


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I did the same with my Zotac AMP. Didnt get recognized in Windows. But i used another GPU in PCIE1 and put the bricked card in PCIE2 on my motherboard. Then made a DOS version of NVflash and was able to force flash it from the DOS environment.