AMD says Radeon HD 6790 can't be unlocked

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  1. Guru3D News

    Guru3D News Ancient Guru

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    In our review of the Radeon HD 6790 we already mentioned that it's using a full R6870 design hinting that a BIOS flash might open up the full product. AMD however says Radeon HD 6790 can't be unlocked. It...

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  2. Rich_Guy

    Rich_Guy Ancient Guru

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    They have boobed and shipped them with to many ROPS though :p

    http://www.techpowerup.com/143753/AMD-Gaffe-Has-AIBs-Ship-Radeon-HD-6790-with-Too-Many-ROPs.html

    Or so they say, as it could have been intentional :D
     
  3. Redemption80

    Redemption80 Ancient Guru

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    Yeah, i was thinking that too.

    I can imagine a fair amount of people buying these as quickly as possible in the hope they get ones with 24 ROPS enabled, might not be true, but would be a sneaky albeit very clever bit of marketing.
     
  4. Nbz

    Nbz Master Guru

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    Not true. Sorry fellas :D
     

  5. davetheshrew

    davetheshrew Ancient Guru

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    some green some red
    problem, AMD?
     
  6. vbetts

    vbetts Don Vincenzo Staff Member

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    Giggle.
     
  7. Redemption80

    Redemption80 Ancient Guru

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    AH, reporting error, hopefully no one bought one on the strength of that article without checking back.
     
  8. sykozis

    sykozis Ancient Guru

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    Things like this are why I question anything posted by TechPowerUp....
     

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