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Dell 7559 vBIOS modding.

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I have been attempting to change my boost clocks values for the longest time, though I've been unsuccessful. I managed to flash my modded BIOS, though no changes seem to have had happened, along with no errors either. Here's all the stuff I used and was able to get. If someone is able to help me with this, it would be greatly appreciated.

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On 4/6/2019 at 11:04 PM, IAmSteveRogers said:

Here's all the stuff I used and was able to get. If someone is able to help me with this, it would be greatly appreciated.

your gdrive access is restricted, i have the same model im trying to figure this out with but it's proving difficult. could you either unrestrict those files or put them on transfer.sh (no account needed) and share the links here.

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