Performance boost for X800 GT cards with R480 GPU

Some hackers had noticed that their Powercolor X800 GT’s were being improperly identified as having R423 chips, even though they have checked and found that they are indeed R480 chips. After some poking around and bios hacking, they found that using the hacked bios rather than the Powercolor X800 GT bios at the same clock speed and both at 8 pipelines yielded at least a 100 point increase (potentially a 200 point increase) in 3dmark05 scores at X800 GT clock speeds Read more