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XFX Radeon HD 4870 1 GB BIOS Updater Bug Found
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Default XFX Radeon HD 4870 1 GB BIOS Updater Bug Found - 03-02-2009, 20:14 | posts: 90 | Location: Redmond, WA

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I was personally curious as to what's different with XFX's ATI BIOS'es compared to the others, but I could not find anywhere to download a copy of the BIOS. So, I decided to look on XFX's own site, and download their "BIOS Update" for the HD 4870.

Here is where I got it from:


So I downloaded the "Windows" version of the updater.

Then I found that it did not have a BIOS file in the archive!


So I looked further with a Resource Editor. I found that the main flasher EXE file had a BIOS image embedded inside. But, to my surprise, it's NOT for RV770 (HD 4870)!

Look:


So then I found that several people are saying the BIOS update didn't work. This may be why.

In case anyone's curious, I've made a dump of the embedded BIOS file and uploaded it here:
http://rapidshare.com/files/204533022/RV410.bin.html
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