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Windows 7: 6950 SUCCESS !

27 Mar 2011   #21

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TCG View Post
There is an alternate way to "hack" this card now. Some people are having overheating issues with prolonged use of the 6970 bios on a 6950 card. Someone has written a script to edit the 6950 bios and unlock the shaders only, and not upping the GPU clock. I know personally that it works for some people I know, however for me I had stability issues with it and went back to the 6970 bios and keep my fan speed up to compensate for the increase in temperature.

I don't have a screenie of the 6950 shader only edit as I had issues with it on my particular system. All the stats match the 6950 screenie other than the shaders which will match the value shown in the 6970 image above.

Original flash guide to 6970: HERE
Forum post regarding the shader only edit: HERE
Script to keep 6950 bios and edit shaders only: HERE

I've been running on the 6950 w/ 6970 bios for about 2 months now with no issues. I do keep my fan speed on the card on manual @ about 35% rather than "auto" which only seems to run the fan at about 25% - 30%. When gaming, I crank it up to around 55% and have NO issues with heat.

I've gone through this several times now, feel free to pm me if you have any questions or need help.

Good luck and happy flashing!

Cheers buddy ill have a go i think im gunna do a bit more research on flashing cards but will try it out !
Glad youve had success if anything keep me posted on how its running cheers !

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27 Mar 2011   #22

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

I no i keep my fan speed dead on 50 im always gaming literally all the time so i just keep it at 50 because im loading it on a quite big screen with hdmi and i get great cooling unless im watching a film it does get pretty loud and annoying so i crank it down to about 25 % overall though i can put up with the noise nothing to worry about im used to it haha

Great stuff

Keep me posted on how your living up to your card !

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