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Unlocking a PCI Express X850 Pro...

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Zman1764, Aug 7, 2006.

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  1. Zman1764

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    I've read taht it can be done with AGP but can it be done with a PCI Express card? Is there too much of a risk? I dont have money for a new graphics card...
     
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    There's nothing to unlock on an X850 card, its the X800 with an X850 GPU that may have some pipelines locked. And as far as I know only the GPU's used on PCI-Express cards used the X850 GPU's on X800 branded cards.
     
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    thats what I meant though. I have a 12 Pipe X850 Pro, is there a way I can unlock the extra 4 pipes or can it only be done on a PCI Express?
     
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    You'll have to find the info for your exact, Google the brand and model number, card and see what was done. Very few can be successfully unlocked if the extra pipelines are present.
     
  5. Eggenberg4Ev

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    Try here, it helped me & many others ;)

    http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=8060

    If you use ATI tools to dump a copy of your current GPU BIOS, the guys on that forum will hopefully be able to modify it for you to unlock the 16 pipes.
    Hope this helps.
     
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