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by Retrorockit
Sun Jul 23, 2017 4:30 am
Forum: Video (VGA) and other BIOS/Firmware
Topic: video mode 103 not supported by this GPU Sapphire R9-285 ITX
Replies: 4
Views: 6723

Re: video mode 103 not supported by this GPU Sapphire R9-285

AMD GCN3 GPU R9-3xx (285) + up can't display Dell BIOS Well it's not just me. AMDs GCN3 architecture doesn't support VESA mode 103 at all, and millions of Dells require this. AMD R9-3xx (and 285) or newer can't run, or can't display the BIOS screen. This is separate from UEFI/Legacy issues. This eve...
by Retrorockit
Sat Mar 12, 2016 5:51 am
Forum: Video (VGA) and other BIOS/Firmware
Topic: video mode 103 not supported by this GPU Sapphire R9-285 ITX
Replies: 4
Views: 6723

Re: video mode 103 not supported by this GPU Sapphire R9-285

I finally heard back from AMD. They informed me that their GCN series GPUs don'r support Vesa mode 103. I kind of already knew that. So I'm going to have to depend on the aftermarket for a solution. I'm into another Dell BTX project now. It turns out the Dell T3400 workstaion will go 4.15GHz easily ...
by Retrorockit
Sat Mar 12, 2016 5:32 am
Forum: Video (VGA) and other BIOS/Firmware
Topic: Help! - AMD Radeon 3870 x2
Replies: 4
Views: 2219

Re: Help! - AMD Radeon 3870 x2

First thing is be sure you're saving your changes correctly when you exit BIOS. Next try creating a System Restore point to save your old driver file. Then remove the onboard GPU drivers in control panel. You could remove the new ones too. It should boot into safe mode without them. Then load the ne...
by Retrorockit
Fri Jan 29, 2016 6:01 pm
Forum: Video (VGA) and other BIOS/Firmware
Topic: video mode 103 not supported by this GPU Sapphire R9-285 ITX
Replies: 4
Views: 6723

Re: video mode 103 not supported by this GPU Sapphire R9-285

I installed a Sapphire R9-285 ITX video card in my Dell Dimension E520. It's a dual BIOS card and runs quite well in Windows 7-64. The only issue is I can't enter my MB BIOS Setup screen due to an error "video mode 103 not supported by this video card". So I either need to change the video mode of ...
by Retrorockit
Tue Jan 26, 2016 7:51 pm
Forum: Video (VGA) and other BIOS/Firmware
Topic: video mode 103 not supported by this GPU Sapphire R9-285 ITX
Replies: 4
Views: 6723

video mode 103 not supported by this GPU Sapphire R9-285 ITX

I installed a Sapphire R9-285 ITX video card in my Dell Dimension E520. It's a dual BIOS card and runs quite well in Windows 7-64. The only issue is I can't enter my MB BIOS Setup screen due to an error "video mode 103 not supported by this video card". So I either need to change the video mode of m...