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Is this Sapphire PULSE RX 5600 XT legit or fake?

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hey @VuurVOS
I got the original bios from sapphire via ticket I made a couple of days ago. Should I flash these one? I noticed file extensions are different.
File extension doesn't really mater. It stays a file which contains bios in binary format.

The part number is the same as the onces provided earlier on techpowerup.
Only difference is, yours are directly from Sapphire and therefore not modified. The ones from techpowerup could be modified.

If you want to play safe, use the onces from Sapphire.
 

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File extension doesn't really mater. It stays a file which contains bios in binary format.

The part number is the same as the onces provided earlier on techpowerup.
Only difference is, yours are directly from Sapphire and therefore not modified. The ones from techpowerup could be modified.

If you want to play safe, use the onces from Sapphire.
tried to flash with that but got error: "ssid mismatch ERROR: 0FL01"
I tried with v3.31
 
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tried to flash with that but got error: "ssid mismatch ERROR: 0FL01"
I tried with v3.31
Try 2.93 and change the file extension to .rom
 

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There's no download button to download it.
You need to click on "Show older versions". See screenshots below:
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Then scroll to the version you want to download and click on download

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Bro I'm not lying I swear that button not visible to me yesterday.
It was always there :laugh:

Is it okay to change the extension?
It really doesn't matter since the content of the file does not change.

When bios switch is set to left (silent bios):
amdvbflash -unlockrom 0
amdvbflash -f -p 0 426EFSAM.O4R


When bios switch is set to right (default oc bios):
amdvbflash -unlockrom 0
amdvbflash -f -p 0 426EFSAM.X4Q
 

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It was always there :laugh:


It really doesn't matter since the content of the file does not change.

When bios switch is set to left (silent bios):
amdvbflash -unlockrom 0
amdvbflash -f -p 0 426EFSAM.O4R


When bios switch is set to right (default oc bios):
amdvbflash -unlockrom 0
amdvbflash -f -p 0 426EFSAM.X4Q
Now I am getting this error. I ran with administrator.
maybe windows 11 problem?
err vbflash.png
 
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Now I am getting this error. I ran with administrator.
maybe windows 11 problem?
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The error message "a driver cannot be loaded on this device" is new for me. Please disable core isolation when you are flashing:

Windows doesn't always like to have files located in c:\atiflash\. Do you have an usb stick where you can put the files?
 

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The error message "a driver cannot be loaded on this device" is new for me. Please disable core isolation when you are flashing:

Windows doesn't always like to have files located in c:\atiflash\. Do you have an usb stick where you can put the files?
I tried disabling core isolation but when I try to flash it shows only that white dialog not the two pop up dialogs. I think windows 11 issue. If I have another pc to try but i don't. I am running out solutions here :wtf:

Why latest version does not give unlock rom or force flash ssid mismatched versions?
 
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I tried disabling core isolation but when I try to flash it shows only that white dialog not the two pop up dialogs.
Did you run the command prompt as administrator and did you try to run amdvbflash from an usb stick???

Why latest version does not give unlock rom or force flash ssid mismatched versions?
To prevent cross flashing the card with another model bios.
 

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Did you run the command prompt as administrator and did you try to run amdvbflash from an usb stick???


To prevent cross flashing the card with another model bios.
usb no. you mean extract the folder to usb drive and do above steps? I will do that now

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usb no. you mean extract the folder to usb drive and do above steps? I will do that now
Tried flashing v3.15 can go to step unlockrom but can't flash ssid error. I think 2.93 is the last version we can cross flash
 
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You can also respond in this thread ;) Please make a picture of the error message when running from USB.
Wait what? What do you mean? Not about the usb thing about respond thing?
 
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@coolmag - keep in mind that @VuurVOS is a skilled member of our forum.
Please keep the post about your card only here. No need to open another thread / questions in another post.
As for flashing the BIOS-es that you have received from Sapphire support, you either use a USB stick to boot on Windows 10 or you move the card into a system that have Win 10 installed on it.
 

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@coolmag - keep in mind that @VuurVOS is a skilled member of our forum.
Please keep the post about your card only here. No need to open another thread / questions in another post.
As for flashing the BIOS-es that you have received from Sapphire support, you either use a USB stick to boot on Windows 10 or you move the card into a system that have Win 10 installed on it.
Oh I'm sorry I didn't mean to do that. I thought if someone from that thread will know something. It won't happen again.

Actually I don't have a windows 10 system so I think I have to go with this powerColor bios unfortunately. That bios are fine but I prefer original one. Right now I have to use this I guess otherwise I need to find a another way to bypass windows 11 security features.
 
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Well, since your card is working perfectly, then you have nothing to worry about.
But, keep in mind if you ever want to RMA the card you won't have warranty because on this.
In rest , we wish you a nice gaming session !
 
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Oh I'm sorry I didn't mean to do that. I thought if someone from that thread will know something. It won't happen again.
Dont worry about, just reply here :cool:

Actually I don't have a windows 10 system so I think I have to go with this powerColor bios unfortunately. That bios are fine but I prefer original one. Right now I have to use this I guess otherwise I need to find a another way to bypass windows 11 security features.
It should be even possible with Windows 11. Can you share a screenshot when trying to run amdvbflash 2.93 from a usb stick?
 

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Dont worry about, just reply here :cool:


It should be even possible with Windows 11. Can you share a screenshot when trying to run amdvbflash 2.93 from a usb stick?
I didn't tried it yet. I will try that method and update this in a weekend.
 
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