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Is it possible to flash a 2900gt to a 2900xt

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August 26, 2010 12:59:23 PM

I have read that you can flash a 2900pro to a 2900xt and was wanting to know if i can do this with a 2900gt

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a b U Graphics card
August 26, 2010 1:13:40 PM

Did you thought twice??

Do you have an experience with flashing VGA BIOS? Probably not, like many of us. You can f**k up the card and then what? Do you have money for a new one? I just see no reason for flashing VGA BIOS. And where did you read that you can flash a VGA BIOS using one from a different card? I don't think that's possible. Please post a link.

If you want more performance, you can OC the card anyway (assuming you have good case cooling), or you can buy a new one if you have money.

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a c 172 U Graphics card
August 26, 2010 1:35:50 PM
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The 2900gt was a crap card for its time and was chopped when it came to vram. Check the card to make sure it is 512bit before you flash. If it is not then you are out of luck. The pro and the XT were fairly decent cards for their time while the gt was the bottom of the barrel like the 5830 is today.
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a b U Graphics card
August 26, 2010 1:42:11 PM

nforce4max said:
The 2900gt was a crap card for its time and was chopped when it came to vram. Check the card to make sure it is 512bit before you flash. If it is not then you are out of luck. The pro and the XT were fairly decent cards for their time while the gt was the bottom of the barrel like the 5830 is today.


Even the 5670 beats any 2900 series card:D 
a c 172 U Graphics card
August 26, 2010 1:46:35 PM

unknown_13 said:
Even the 5670 beats any 2900 series card:D 


Lol yea and needs only one fifth the power. 215w max for the R600 boards :pt1cable: 
a b U Graphics card
August 26, 2010 2:22:50 PM

nforce4max said:
Lol yea and needs only one fifth the power. 215w max for the R600 boards :pt1cable: 


Yes i guess tech is moving forward with full speed (like Nomad's nanosuit in Crysis, with "maximum speed" :lol:  )
August 26, 2010 2:57:30 PM

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The 2900gt was a crap card for its time and was chopped when it came to vram. Check the card to make sure it is 512bit before you flash. If it is not then you are out of luck. The pro and the XT were fairly decent cards for their time while the gt was the bottom of the barrel like the 5830 is today.



so if its only 256bit then its a lost cause? just to let u all know i am currently using a 4870, the 2900 is just an old card laying around and i though that i might mod it just for fun if it was possible.
a c 172 U Graphics card
August 26, 2010 3:03:55 PM

Yes but keep it as a spare you never know you might need it.
a b U Graphics card
August 26, 2010 5:04:02 PM

nforce4max said:
Yes but keep it as a spare you never know you might need it.


+1
a c 172 U Graphics card
August 27, 2010 2:06:08 AM

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Great more fodder for us bidders. :whistle: 
August 28, 2010 1:15:12 AM

Best answer selected by zidane721.
September 21, 2010 4:14:52 AM

The 3850 and 4670 are easily faster cards over the 2900s... besides cooler and cheaper.
a c 271 U Graphics card
September 21, 2010 4:19:23 AM

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