Do you have a video card from one of the two latest AMD generations? A new tool will give you all the information you have ever wanted to know about, and perhaps even a chance to unlock hardened hardware capabilities
Many of you probably remember the Athlon and Phenom processors AMD (Or, alternatively, the NVIDIA GeForce 6XXX generation cards), in some of which it was relatively easy to open an additional fully functional core that was standard but locked, in order to adapt the product to one of the models and categories that the company had set up in advance. It was not a revelation that shook the world of processors, but it was certainly a great feeling when a little luck and some technical ability could bring consumers an extra Performence Small, free of charge.
Now, it seems that a similar capability still exists - in the latest video cards from the manufacturer from Sunnyvale. Cute little software that answers CUInfo provides inside information about the core properties of cores based on the latest GCN architecture of AMD, And also allows you to understand whether the core of your card (if it is a core card based on Fiji, Hawaii or Tonga Pro) includes processing units that are locked in material or programmable manner.
If your core includes software units that are software-locked only - there is a fair chance that burning a BIOS firmware from the relevant model card that includes the same core but with opening all processing units will result in the opening of those locked units. In simpler terms - reports on lucky consumers have already begun to make their cardsRadeon Fury to their cards Radeon Fury X in fact, thus saving themselves a considerable amount of money.
In the network you can already find those who tried, and succeeded, to upload your video card to the next level, which means a potential saving of up to 100 dollars
Naturally, performing such burns is solely a user's responsibility, and probably eliminates the card manufacturer's responsibility - so feel free to check your card status, then decide whether to take the risk to spend some more Performence Unexpected.
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