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6850 bios update

6850 bios update
« on: February 06, 2011, 09:05:47 am »
Simple question. How do I update hd 6850 bios? Hope its a simple answer.Thanks
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Re: 6850 bios update
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2011, 03:27:28 pm »
Here's a guide on how to flash bios on a 6950 ( should be the same ):

http://www.techpowerup.com/articles/overclocking/vidcard/159

direct link to a tool you can use to flash the bios:

http://www.techpowerup.com/downloads/1919/ATI_Winflash_2.0.1.13.html

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Re: 6850 bios update
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2011, 10:38:10 pm »
Yes it is safe enough to do from within the OS (Windows) as the new cards have a Dual Bios so there is a safety net.
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