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Old 07-16-2008, 08:31 PM   #41 (permalink)
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Apparently Diamond is going to offer an unlocked 4870. Maybe if somebody got their hands on one and grabbed the BIOS from it, it could be used for other 4870's...
unlocked? I didnt know that graphics cards can be 'locked'. What do u mean? Locked voltage? How can we tell if a graphics card is locked or unlocked?
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yes.. the voltage will be unlocked on the diamond

and i will be joining this club once r700 hits the shelves
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yes.. the voltage will be unlocked on the diamond

and i will be joining this club once r700 hits the shelves
y would anyone lock the voltage, why??
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umm they lock it so people don't overvolt their cards?? lol
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unlocked? I didnt know that graphics cards can be 'locked'. What do u mean? Locked voltage? How can we tell if a graphics card is locked or unlocked?
the BIOS tells CCC to limit the maximum frequency you can overclock to.
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Yep, i'll be flashing both of my cards once the diamond bios shows up.
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