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Nvidia Geforce 5200 to 5500 ??

Pr0mo

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#1
Hello,
i have Nvidia Geforce 5200
how can i flash it to 5500 ?
i hope you guys can help me
 
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There was a BIOS from a Gainward FX5500 wich worked nicely in most of the FX5200 cards, but since I gave my own FX5200 I don't have it anymore. Search for it and flash it using nvflash, it was recommended to use an older version, v4.23 or some close one.
 

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isnt it easier just to OC the 5200 into 5500 speeds? cus they are basically the same cards, with different clocks
 
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Actually there was a little differency wich was enabled by the BIOS flash, wich was the Intellisample 1.0, but appart from that, yes, the speed is the only other difference
 

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lol yea so do you really think its worth the trouble?

IMO...nope :p
 
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I did flash mine, but you know, doing dangerous things with a 34€ card it's not as serious as doing them with a 250€ card... XD
 

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hehe thats so true :D
 

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lol i have no idea on how to use it...i just got the link :p

as i said, i reckon it would be easier to get something like coolbits and just overclock the 5200 into 5500 speeds :D
 

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lol ok, sorry i cant help with the nvflash