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Old 12-01-04, 07:44 PM   #8
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Default Re: Bios mod for 5800NU

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 ?
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Intel P4 3.2 @ 3.85GHz (ASUS P4C800E-Deluxe)
BFG 6800GS (16x1,6vp) @ 300/430/1200.

Driver, 82.12 :-
Aquamark3, 75039
Codecreatures1, 90.8
3Dmark05 v120, 6195
3Dmark03 v360, 14334
3Dmark06 v102, 2949
3Dmark2001se v330, 23793.

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