Unlock extra pipe lines on the X1800GTO - turn it into X1800XL!

Posted on Saturday, Apr 08 2006 @ 00:28 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Madshrimps informs is that The Inquirer spotted a modification of the X1800GTO which unlocks 4 pipelines and allows you to bump the performance to X1800XL level,

"CHINESE website HKEPC shows us how to mod a X1800GTO to a X1800XL by enabling the 16 pipelines. a HIS card was used. You can download the appropriate mod document and the mod bios. Of course, everything you will do to your machine will be at your own risk. "

HKEPC tester also included a few benchmark runs with 3DMark comparing the performance before/after the modification, a quick and dirty chart of his results I threw together here.

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