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Sapphire RX 580 Shows Different BIOS

dh4n1

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Hello!

I bought a used GPU Card and the former owner said it was used for mining about 2-7 months (it's random picked GPU). I asked him to reset/flash the BIOS to the original BIOS before sending to me. After a few months of using this card, I found that there is a BIOS switch on the card (and it's switched to right positions) and then I switched it to the left position but I don't feel any difference. :D
So, I tried out to find the BIOS version of my card and it shows different result/version on BIOS Part Number between 3 software I use (Sapphire TRIXX, AMD Adrenaline, and Tech Power Up GPU-Z) as shown in the picture below

Screenshot (4)_LI.jpg


I mainly use my computer for editing (Resolve and Premiere) and sometimes use it for gaming (FM 2019 and Stronghold Crusader 2 (sometimes it's laggy/jittery I don't know why) just that)

Is it normal or not? I am afraid that it would be affecting my GPU performance & durability sooner or later.

Thank you very much :)
 
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check things like memory bandwith difference and core clock difference between the two bios
 

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Take a picture of the white sticker with SKU and part number on it from back of card or on side of heatsink and get gpu-z and take a screenshot of it in the left position and right position, post all pictures here
 

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Take a picture of the white sticker with SKU and part number on it from back of card or on side of heatsink and get gpu-z and take a screenshot of it in the left position and right position, post all pictures here
Here they are:

GPU SKU (I hope the picture quality is clear enough)
GPU_SKU_PN.jpg


BIOS LEFT POSITION
02_Left_Pos_01.gif


BIOS RIGHT POSITION
02_Right_Pos_01.gif


PLEASE TAKE INTO ACCOUNT

Yesterday, before I created this thread I took a screenshot from GPU-Z with the BIOS in the left position and shows a different result in the Bus Interface with the current one.
RX_580_1.gif


I've just switched the BIOS position three times and take a screenshot on each position just to make sure that everything is in a consistent result before I upload those pictures. And yes it is.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH
 

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Sometimes when switching bios positions you need to restart but that 1340 bios is definitely overclocked, I will provide a 1411 and 1340 bios
 

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If you are using any overclocking tools such as msi afterburner or amd overdrive, restore settings to defaults.

For your bios left switch position flash this bios.


Verify the card powers up correctly.

If monitor powers up and shows windows desktop after restarting you are ok, then proceed to flash the right bios position with the bios below.


Use this tool to flash.

 

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If you are using any overclocking tools such as msi afterburner or amd overdrive, restore settings to defaults.

For your bios left switch position flash this bios.


Verify the card powers up correctly.

If monitor powers up and shows windows desktop after restarting you are ok, then proceed to flash the right bios position with the bios below.


Use this tool to flash.


MAN, YOU'RE GREAT! YOU REALLY HELP ME. HUGE THANKS! THANK YOU VERY MUCH! :cry: :)

Left_01.gif
Left_03.GIF


Right_01.gif
Right_03.GIF


@eidairaman1 THANK YOU VERY MUCH...


It works very well.
 

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Glad it worked for you.
 
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