Originally Posted by jimmor
if you don't want the effects of down throttling on a 5900 flashed to a 5950u, then flash it with a ASUS5950u bios. The ASUS always runs in 3D, and has no throttling mode. Also fan is at full speed all time, and therefore helps much better with cooling. But will be a bit noisier.
when overclocking your existing 59xx setup, especially using rivatuner, you must reboot after setting the overclocked speeds, as rivatuner does a stress test which prematurely triggers the throttling condition. Rebooting resets this triggered condition.
I have a flashed 5900 Ultra at the moment, and it gets really hot in my case, so I'd like to keep it cooler. Would this Asus BIOS still allow me to use my VIVO?