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Couple x800 Pro Questions

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
September 1, 2006 8:40:19 PM

OK - just got an x800 pro - need some advice.

What program is best for overclocking?

How do I flash the bios to unlock all 16 pipes?
I've flashed the bios on a motherboard before but not a card.

Little help?
September 3, 2006 2:03:49 AM

atitool. thats good for overclocking it. and it will tell you if u can flash it to 16 pipes. altho i heard they mad most of the 800's with 16 pipe in the end,

cant remeber tho...
September 3, 2006 2:30:41 AM

Thanks - I got it figured out. It came with 12 pipes - I got it to 16.
Also overclocked it to 513/521 with no temp issues and it really kicks arse. Quite a deal for $120

This card is da bomb!
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September 3, 2006 5:19:04 AM

good work.
September 3, 2006 5:58:03 AM

Was your card an X800 Pro VIVO? If it was a non-VIVO I would really appreciate it if you could share how you did it.
I'm trying to unlock the card without a hard mod, don't want to void the 3-year warranty.
September 3, 2006 7:04:01 AM

I tried flashing with a vivo 16pipeline bios and it didn't work so i think it was non vivo.

Then I flashed using this one and wala - 16 pipes! can't add an

IM me your email addresss. I'll email the bios to you.
September 3, 2006 12:28:59 PM

Fist off, your GPU doesnt have to be VIVO in order to unlock.
The most successful unlocks come with the GPU's that carry Samsung memory though it seems.

BTW; you've actually voided the warranty - no matter if its a soft or hard mod. Any spec change to the card effectively does this.
September 4, 2006 3:25:28 PM

Thanks for the heads up.
September 4, 2006 4:08:49 PM

i have a sapphire x800gto. u guys think i can unlock as well?