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Can this 465 Unlock?

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how should we know this?

you need to take the cover of, and show us the pcb.
 

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Yeah if its the black PCB, and the transistors and what not are there on the underside of the PCB along with the 10 mem chips its a BIOS flash away from a GTX470. Just have to see what card you get :D
 

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You can get 20 bucks off on this card right now making it $179.99 free shipping. Heck of a deal for a possible 470. I just picked one up. :D


*Prays for 10 ram chips and a black pcb.
 
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Sniffs disappointment in the air and possibly a Zuper Duper Moderator very unhappy :laugh:
 

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:cry: So.. if it doesn't unlock wanna buy it? I figured I'd take my chances. I was going to pick up another GTX 460 for folding, but since this came along for a 460's price, might as well. Plus, it has rear exhaust which is a feature I want. Fingers crossed!
 

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:cry: So.. if it doesn't unlock wanna buy it? I figured I'd take my chances. I was going to pick up another GTX 460 for folding, but since this came along for a 460's price, might as well. Plus, it has rear exhaust which is a feature I want. Fingers crossed!
Might just take you up on that offer! let me know.
 
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Just a heads up...

IF the board as stated has been "recertified" IE: its been back in the hands of the PNY creepers they have physically disabled (by changing out a prom on the board) any way to unlock and re BIOS it to a 470 -

this comes from experience as we were thinking the same thing, ordered one and found it actually bricked the board - So a voice inquiry was made to PNY and they finally caughed up that anytime these boards end up back in thier hands they physically lock out the ability to mod it to a 470-

You best bet is to find one on a local craigslist board or the such - as anything coming back from PNY as stated will be and always will be - just a 465.

Cheers.
 

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Well done sir :D So it was a black PCB with the transistors and whatnot on the backside?
Yes sir! Now I need Buck Nasty to invade my computer once again and get folding setup on it... $180 bucks for a 470 is awesome. Tested it a 700mhz GPU in furmark (lots of fan) and not a hiccup!
 

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Damn, wish I had seen this before I bought that second GTX460 now...
 
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How did you do that anyway???
 

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I ended up returning it newegg.com picked up an XFX HD5850 for a great price on these forums
 
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