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I am receiving a Dell 680m 2048Mb, to replace my failing 675m, and am told I may need to flash the VBIOS

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I'm aware that this problem has come up before and is likely solved, but I am new to the forums so i need to post to have full access to these resources, so i figured i may as well start a new thread.

 

Related posts:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/222124374139?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT - Item I purchased
https://www.techinferno.com/index.php?/forums/topic/6308-msi-gt70-no-post-black-screen-after-video-card-upgrade-from-675m-to-680m/  - People already discussing this very same issue

https://www.techinferno.com/index.php?/forums/topic/1425-nvidia-kepler-vbios-mods-overclocking-editions-modified-clocks-voltage-tweaks/  - all available Keplar VBIOS

 

I'd still like to start fresh though.

The computer I plan on putting this into is a MS-1762

Windows 7 ultimate 64-bit

i7-3630QM Quad-Core 2.4ghz

8GB DDR3 @ 1600mhz

Chipset: HM77 / Intel Ivy Bridge

 

My goal in this thread is to be prepared for when the card arrives. I have never flashed a VBIOS before so I will take all the help and advise I can get.

Edited by RickIsCool
kept making mistakes, its good now

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