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Can i load my 6950 with 6970 bios?

Nov 2, 2010
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few days ago i have got a new graphics card (AMD 6950)
and from then i have been thinking about charging it with a 6970 bios, is that possible?

my graphics card is XFX 6950 2GB



The Exiled Airman
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Only a Reference design has a greater chance of unlocking


From Link above
Update 2: Above method is only for 2 GB HD 6950 reference design cards. If you have a custom design or 1 GB card, then use RBE to modify your existing BIOS. Save the BIOS from your card, load it into RBE, enable the shader unlock option on the last tab, then flash that modified BIOS to the card instead of the one downloaded from this page.