Error
  • JUser::_load: Unable to load user with id: 67

Featured Articles

Analysts expect ARM to do well next year

Analysts expect ARM to do well next year

British chip designer ARM could cash in on the mobile industry's rush to transition to 64-bit operating systems and hardware.

More...
Huawei and Xiaomi outpace Lenovo, LG in smartphone market

Huawei and Xiaomi outpace Lenovo, LG in smartphone market

Samsung has lost smartphone market share, ending the quarter on a low note and Xiaomi appears to be the big winner.

More...
Intel Broadwell 15W coming to CES

Intel Broadwell 15W coming to CES

It looks like Intel will be showing off its 14nm processors, codenames Broadwell, in a couple of weeks at CES 2015.

More...
Gainward GTX 980 Phantom reviewed

Gainward GTX 980 Phantom reviewed

Today we’ll be taking a closer look at the recently introduced Gainward GTX 980 4GB with the company’s trademark Phantom cooler.

More...
Zotac ZBOX Sphere OI520 barebones vs Sphere Plus review

Zotac ZBOX Sphere OI520 barebones vs Sphere Plus review

Zotac has been in the nettop and mini-PC space for more than four years now and it has managed to carve…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Thursday, 24 December 2009 11:38

Faulty Sapphire HD 5770 BIOS disables 80 shaders

Written by


Image

There's still 720 to go around though


A BIOS
glitch in Sapphire HD 5770 Vapor-X cards seems to be responsible disabling 80 shaders, dropping their number to a total 720, which is what you get on an HD 5750.

Although the shader count is slightly lower, the clocks were not affected, or any other part of the card for that matter. According to Techpowerup, affected cards use BIOS version 012.014.000.004 and it is possible to use a different BIOS version (012.013.000.001.034705) and unlock the full 800 shaders.

You can do it yourself, or you can get in touch with Sapphire support and it's probably a good idea to do so, as you shouldn't fiddle with the card's BIOS unless you know what you are doing.

More here.
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments