Radeon 4870 Driver problems

Discussion in 'Videocards - AMD Radeon Drivers Section' started by .:WoLf:., Jul 22, 2008.

  1. ReDi

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    OK, got around the problem by using a USB stick I had lying around that emulates a floppy drive :)

    BIOS flash was successful, off to some testing now, I'll report back...
     
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    First tests are very encouraging!!!

    This seems to suggest that at least all the people having random crashes and shutdowns should check whether BIOS is up to date!
     
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    I flashed BIOS in windows with program you get on CD. You can make a backup and as i know, this motherboard have dual bios too - so it shouldn't be a problem.
     
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    As you can read above I used the Flash utility. Worked like a charm, and first results are very positive. Thanks .:WoLf:. for finding out and sharing this!
     

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    Well.. i didn't find out anything at all. I just tried few windows versions and all drivers.

    Other guys are deserved for that:
    So thanks again.

    I hope this will help anyone else.
     
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    Not to promote necromancy, but did the BIOS update solve teh problem? Cause the last day for a direct replacement from the retail store I got it from is tomorrow and I would still have to pay a 15% restocking fee.
     
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    The BIOS update was THE solution to my PC's instability problems. I've been getting rock-solid performance since then, not a single lock-up or BSOD :banana:
     

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