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XFX Radeon, Bios, Help!

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  1. beneee New Member

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    Hi!

    A friend flashed a Bios on my XFX Radeon 4870, now it doesnt work anymore. If i start the computer the message comes, that no power connectors on the radeon. I dont removed the connectors, so it must be the bios that is wrong. I flashed a XFX Bios from the Database here, but not working, same error again. What can i do now, please help!

    The card is a: XFX Radeon 4870
    On the sticker: HD-487A-ZW HD-487A-ZWFL VA.0
    HD 4870 750M 1GB DDR5 DUAL DVI PCI-E LITE
     
  2. beneee New Member

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    I found a bios in a Mac forum, they have the same problems. I flashed it, it works now again! There are some problems with ZWFL cards i think, in the mac forums they say the same.
     
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    Its not the same PCB design, thats why it didnt work. You just have to use the right bios next time. Glad it works again. Cheers
     
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    man, you're pretty lucky.

    Glad to hear it didn't brick.
     
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    Yes, but it is a shame that XFX doesn´t provide the original bios. I asked theme for original bios for my card and they dont have one, that is a shame.
     
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    you should always back up you original bios before modding ... that goes without saying :)
     
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    Anyone knows if XFX warranty supports flashing BIOS????
     
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    if it goes back to them with the original bios on it working or not, you'll be ok as long as you dont say "oh i flashed it it borked n i flashed back i wanna new card FTW"
     
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    Thanks, good to know....:)
     
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