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How to flash my 3060TI's VBIOS to raise it's TDP limit?


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Jun 23, 2022
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My 3060Ti's VBIOS locks its card TDP limit so it could run only below 200W(could not be increased by MSI afterburner too).
I didn't find an editor which mods Ampere GPU's BIOS as Maxwell Tweaker could do, and not a compatible NVFlash to override the checksum too.
Is there ANY posibility to fix this?
Appreciate a lot!


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Buy a better card, leave the RTX2000/3000 alone

Leave it alone, it's a hardware safety limit that the bios cannot overcome.
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It seems that people who bought a new GPU these days aren't satisfied, go buy a faster GPU in the first place then!
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I am with @eidairaman1 on this one why do every buyer how there thinking their hardware is soft limited and be unlocked with a bios flash?

Wake up people you either buy a higher quality card which has been tested which have a higher powerslider or buy another tier of GPU and leave the bios alone.

I kinda wish that if people RMA'ed a bricked card because of a bios flash they wouldn't be able to get the card fixed by the vendor unless they paid a repair fee....

@hermite sell your current RTX 3060 Ti and big a higher quality one or a higher tier when you want more performance...


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It seems that people who bought a new GPU these days aren't satisfied, go buy a faster GPU in the first place then!
I think people are just oblivious to the danger. Like flashing a bios is no big deal, like updating windows.


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not possible nvidia cryptographically signs there bios with key thats baked into the driver
modification is not possible the driver will not load a modified unsigned bios