Originally Posted by Lfctony
Both cards use DDR-2.
For some reason, I had a vague feeling that 5800nu and 5800u cards used diff memory types.
However if they both use same memory type, then nothing to stop flashing a 5800nu with a 5800u bios -----> apart from ensuring the card has adequate heatsinking/cooling to cope with increased temps?
Just compared a 5800 bios with a 5800u bios and found speed tables to be same, 2D is 300/600, Throttling is 400/800, and 3D is at 500/1000.
So maybe temps wont be an issue unless for overclocking ?