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MINING RX 470 4GB CONVERT TO GAMING

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im looking to get some rx 470s they are 4gb models and have only 1 hdmi port and no fans, passive cooled my problem is i cant seem to find any information on these cards i mean they have a hdmi port so they should work but with out a proper gaming bios im not sure what to do can anybody shed some light thanks
 

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Passive cooling, hmmm... These are going to get HOT for sure if they stay passive, not healty for GPU, VRM... Additional fan (80mm, 92mm, 120mm) blowing air on the top of the cooler is welcome.

Install card on the pic in computer, take few GPU-Z screenshots and post them here.

Also, additional info from this post is welcome, @eidairaman1 explained what you shoud do.
 
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im looking to get some rx 470s they are 4gb models and have only 1 hdmi port and no fans, passive cooled my problem is i cant seem to find any information on these cards i mean they have a hdmi port so they should work but with out a proper gaming bios im not sure what to do can anybody shed some light thanks
That's an MSI board if I'm not mistaken.
Been using the same mining card for gaming for over two years except mine got one DVI-D port and has armor version cooler.
I just flashed MSI Armor version BIOS and that was it. Those in pictures surely need a fan.

Just know that it's a gamble buying these and I advise against it. No saying how much life is left in them. I got mine $50 new and unused but I guess with GPU shortages it's all different now.
 
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That's an MSI board if I'm not mistaken.
Been using the same mining card for gaming for over two years except mine got one DVI-D port and has armor version cooler.
I just flashed MSI Armor version BIOS and that was it. Those in pictures surely need a fan.

Just know that it's a gamble buying these and I advise against it. No saying how much life is left in them. I got mine $50 new and unused but I guess with GPU shortages it's all different now.
Board says the Manufacturer is AMD.
It might be possible to flash a stock Vbios, or use them as is depending on the bios that is on it currently, it's a gamble.
 
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