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EVGA Also Announces Double-BIOS Graphics Cards

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Aug 17, 2013.

  1. btarunr

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    EVGA has expanded its award winning lineup of graphics cards to include a line of cards with Dual BIOSes. A secondary BIOS allows you to experiment with custom BIOS's without risk of damaging the card, and allows easy BIOS recovery with just the flip of a switch. Also, on select cards the secondary BIOS may unlock additional overclocking potential and/or improved fan-speed control! Upgrade today and ensure that your EVGA card has Double BIOS by selecting one of the cards on this page.

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    nice but nothing new, we have it before
     
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    Good job EVGA. You go back to your thinking room and come up with more great ideas.
     
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    About time.
     
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    Do I see "42" next to the switch? :laugh:
     
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    Didn't Gigabyte patent this?
     
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    IIRC Gigabyte's Dual BIOS works automatically (i.e. if it detects the BIOS is faulty [checksum, maybe?], it auto-switches to the backup one). While this one requires a flip of a switch. *shrug*
     
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    Ah gotcha.
     
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    I like where this is going to be for people like me, flashing modded VBIOS would be less scary now :D

    I always thought this kind of feature is only available to highest-end type of card like Classy or Lightning, it's nice to see it available for mainstream product :)
     
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    My msi twinfrozr cards had this. My sapphire 7970 has this.
     
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    In my opinion every high-end card should have this as a standard.
     
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    I have a Gigabyte 7950 and it does not switch automatically.
     
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    Must be for mobos, then.
     
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    TWO BIOSes on a single card? What wizardry is this?
    Great idea EVGA, I'm surprised nobody has ever thought of this before.

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