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Sony Vaio S Bios Mod For Gt640m Le

Discussion in 'Sony' started by Amal77, Jul 14, 2012.

  1. Amal77

    Amal77 Notebook Deity

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    WARNING! : CURRENTLY THE BIOS MOD IS NOT SUPPORTED FOR WINDOWS 8 MODEL OF VAIO S YET!

    This thread is about BIOS MOD for the GT640M LE.

    STOCK BIOS used for this test : R0142C5

    STOCK BIOS Source : Sony eSupport - SVS13A15GDB - Drivers & Software

    BIOS Compatibility : Please check the MD5 Checksum of your model BIOS and make sure it is the same as above.
    By right it should be able to work on all of the S 2012 series. Just do a check to get a peace of mind. :D

    What does it do?
    Increase the stock 500MHz Base clock and Memory Clock.

    There are multiple version (MOD created by svl7 and me) :
    625MHz - svl7
    735MHz - svl7
    835MHz - svl7
    850MHz - Me
    900MHz - Me
    935MHz - Me
    950MHz - svl7
    975MHz - Me
    1000MHz - Me

    No voltage increase.


    BIG BIG CREDITS TO THE FIRST MODDER : svl7 from TECHINFERNO

    Stock (500MHz) :

    [​IMG]
    NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE video card benchmark result - Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3520M CPU @ 2.90GHz,Sony Corporation VAIO score: P1397 3DMarks

    VS

    OC (950MHz) :

    [​IMG]
    NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE video card benchmark result - Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3520M CPU @ 2.90GHz,Sony Corporation VAIO score: P2231 3DMarks

    90% Overclock!

    [​IMG]

    With Memory OC to 1165MHz :
    [​IMG]
    NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE video card benchmark result - Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3520M CPU @ 2.90GHz,Sony Corporation VAIO score: P2358 3DMarks

    3DMark11 by Faceless Rebel on i7-3612QM
    [​IMG]



    The disclaimer
    (copied and modified from http://forum.notebookreview.com/sony/641671-sony-vaio-sa-sb-sc-se-advanced-menu-bios-hack.html) :

    There is no warranty or support at all. Don't use this if you are unexperienced with computers. All you do with this BIOS is on your own risk! Flashing is a dangerous process. Make backups of your data. Your warranty may void with flashing this hack. All settings in BIOS get stored in the flash rom. Disconnecting the RTC battery will NOT reset the BIOS settings since they are non-volatile. If you fail, there is no return since BIOS recovery is unavailable to new sony laptops.

    The only thing changed from the BIOS is only on the GT640M LE, the rest remain.
    BUT STILL, PLEASE BE CAREFUL AND TAKE OWN RESPONSIBILITY!

    PROCEDURE :
    -Unzip the downloaded file.
    -Run the InsydeFlash file.
    -WAIT until it finishes flashing!
    -Restart your laptop.
    -Have fun!

    ADDITIONAL INFO 1 :
    You may experience that when you run benchmark, games, or any application, but your Clock seems to be not at par as the Base clock.

    Please follow the instructions
    Make sure you set to priority to ventilation :
    [​IMG]

    AND :
    Nvidia Control Panel -> Manage 3d Settings -> Select the app you want to run full clock -> Select high performance nvidia processor on the option 2 -> Select Prefer Maximum Performance for the Power management mode.

    [​IMG]

    OR

    Nvidia Control Panel -> Manage 3d Settings -> Global Settings -> Select Prefer Maximum Performance for the Power management mode.
    Now, all the app should run in Maximum clock.

    [​IMG]

    You should be able to run at full clock afterwards.

    ADDITIONAL INFO 2:
    Currently there is a bug with GPU-Z, it will make your clock stays at FULL even when not doing anything(gaming, benchmark, etc).

    The only way for your clock to stay or goes back to idle(135) is by closing the GPU-Z when not using it OR open up MSI AB at the same time if you want the GPU-Z to remain in the background.

    This will definitely saves your battery when you're not plugged in.

    Proof and Explanation :
    http://forum.notebookreview.com/8718963-post184.html






    DOWNLOAD LINK :

    Previously while waiting for svl7 to comeout with the link, I myself have created my own BIOS MOD.
    Like Modder(SVL7), I only changed the Clock for GPU and Memory, no voltage.
    Stock Core Clock and Memory clock is 500MHz Core, 900MHz Memory.

    BIOS MOD created by svl7 - ONLY FOR WINDOWS 7 MODEL

    735MHz Core 1000MHz Memory MOD :
    Downloads | Tech|Inferno

    835MHz Core 1000MHz Memory MOD :
    Downloads | Tech|Inferno

    950MHz Core 1000MHz Memory MOD :
    Downloads | Tech|Inferno

    Source : Sony Vaio SVS13 / SVS15 series - Overclocking BIOS


    BIOS MOD created by me - ONLY FOR WINDOWS 7 MODEL

    800MHz Core 900MHz Memory MOD :
    https://rapidshare.com/files/4231870374/R0142C5-KeplerMod_800MHz_900MHz.zip

    850MHz Core 1000MHz Memory MOD :
    https://rapidshare.com/files/541593015/R0142C5-KeplerMod_850MHz.zip

    900MHz Core 900MHz Memory MOD :
    https://rapidshare.com/files/318676553/R0142C5-KeplerMod_900MHz_900MHz.zip

    900MHz Core 1000MHz Memory MOD :
    https://rapidshare.com/files/2821612780/R0142C5-KeplerMod_900MHz.zip

    935MHz Core 1000MHz Memory MOD :
    https://rapidshare.com/files/58759077/R0142C5-KeplerMod_935MHz.zip

    950MHz Core 900MHz Memory MOD :
    https://rapidshare.com/files/1697313730/R0142C5-KeplerMod_950MHz_900MHz.zip

    950MHz Core 1050MHz Memory MOD :
    https://rapidshare.com/files/2434108335/R0142C5-KeplerMod_950MHz_1050MHz.zip

    975MHz Core 1050MHz Memory MOD :
    https://rapidshare.com/files/2569239213/R0142C5-KeplerMod_975MHz_1050MHz.zip

    975MHz Core 1100MHz Memory MOD :
    https://rapidshare.com/files/1618678276/R0142C5-KeplerMod_975MHz_1100MHz.zip

    1000MHz Core 950MHz Memory MOD :
    https://rapidshare.com/files/2430997175/R0142C5-KeplerMod_1000MHz_950MHz.zip

    1000MHz Core 1000MHz Memory MOD :
    https://rapidshare.com/files/1820654138/R0142C5-KeplerMod_1000MHz.zip



    To flash it back to stock, use the file from the link, because if you use the file from Sony, it will say that yours do not need an update and then close :
    https://rapidshare.com/files/2518519213/R0142C5-KeplerMod_STOCK.zip


    NEW BIOS MOD : - ONLY FOR WINDOWS 7 MODEL

    R0143C5 800/900 MOD
    https://rapidshare.com/files/2698357289/R0143C5_800_900.zip

    R0143C5 900/900 MOD
    https://rapidshare.com/files/3837954727/R0143C5_900_900.zip

    R0143C5 1000/1000 MOD
    https://rapidshare.com/files/3571571628/R0143C5_1000_1000.zip

    R0143C5 STOCK BIOS
    https://rapidshare.com/files/327232129/R0143C5_ STOCK.zip


    VIDEOS :

    Simple comparison video I made on NFS SHIFT 2 :
    [video=youtube;z28V-7rJX08]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z28V-7rJX08[/video]

    Cool gaming video on BIOS MOD made by ComradeNF :
    Sony Vaio S13 Premium (GT 640m LE) Gaming Test/Benchmark (BF3, Skyrim, and Diablo 3) - YouTube

    Crysis 2 video I've made :
    Crysis 2 DX11 Sony Vaio S13P GT 640M LE (BIOS MOD) - YouTube

    Running Borderlands 2 :
    Borderlands 2 Sony Vaio S13P GT640M LE - YouTube

    Dirt Showdown (with temperature reading) :
    [video=youtube_share;a3uvmos7QsY]http://youtu.be/a3uvmos7QsY[/video]

    Different games might give different results.
    Average, we can achieve 40 to 70 percent Frames Per Second increased from STOCK.

    GREAT NEWS!

    You can now OC without the need to BIOS MOD, and it works on the WINDOWS 8 MODEL too!

    Rep to Myst3ri0n!
    :thumbsup:

    Update (27/12/2014) :

    http://www.mediafire.com/download/cua8yxb7wxrs5zr/R0143C5__STOCK.zip

    http://www.mediafire.com/download/8ffctav0dgwcr5n/R0143C5_900_900.zip

    http://www.mediafire.com/download/45p6ukufv4hp67a/R0143C5_1000_1000.zip
     
    Last edited: Dec 27, 2014
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  2. serverxeon

    serverxeon Newbie

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    what does this bios do?
     
  3. Amal77

    Amal77 Notebook Deity

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    Sorry, forgot to mention.

    It increase the base clock of the GT640M LE.

    There are 4 version :
    625MHz
    735MHz
    835MHz
    950MHz
     
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  4. serverxeon

    serverxeon Newbie

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    is it a permanent overclock? ie, everything my system boot it will run at that clock? or it merely raises the upper limit?
     
  5. Amal77

    Amal77 Notebook Deity

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    Yes, a permanent base clock.

    But in idle it will still run as usual (135MHz).

    Something wrong with the Boost features.
    It just wont work.
    The modder need more time to figure that out.

    Depend on which MOD, the temp raised from 4c to 7c.
     
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  6. Supranium

    Supranium Notebook Evangelist

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    i dont see the attachment or link. Where is that bios collection?
     
  7. Enthusiast94

    Enthusiast94 Notebook Enthusiast

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    Will this mod work on my model i.e. SVS15116GNB?
     
  8. Faceless Rebel

    Faceless Rebel Notebook Consultant

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    I'll test this out. The base clock being 950mhz is pretty funny, if your GPU can't handle it and something in your boot sequence makes it clock up to the 3D clocks, your laptop will immediately crash I bet.
     
  9. Amal77

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    Please PM me for the BIOS.

    Don't want to distribute to everyone yet.

    Need to know whether it work for atleast 2 person.
    It works on mine, doesn't mean it work on some.
     
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  10. Faceless Rebel

    Faceless Rebel Notebook Consultant

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    Okay, I have downloaded the BIOS files from CA and US sections of Sony sites. The MD5 checksums match, these files are identical.
     
  11. Amal77

    Amal77 Notebook Deity

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    Good news then.

    Have a look at your PM.

    Thanks.
     
  12. Amal77

    Amal77 Notebook Deity

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    Anyone else want to try? :D
     
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    HiGGz Notebook Enthusiast

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    2 bad don't have my S13P yet :(
     
  14. pokiworms

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    I would be down but I'd need a nice walkthrough to idiot-proof me from bricking my S13p. Are there any special tools I'd need?
     
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    Yeah, I'd be interested in a walk-through too for my S15. Just got it, and the last thing I want to do is brick it.
     
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    If hes running 950mhz bios then its pretty much foolproof to run 735mhz version for sure.
    Flashing itself is very straight forward and easy.
     
  17. Roy Batty

    Roy Batty Notebook Geek

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    Wanna try it on your S15?
     
  18. Amal77

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    It is very easy.

    Unzip the file that I will give.
    Run the file, wait until it finishes flashing.
    Restart your laptop.

    That is all. :)

    May I know what is your exact model? Example : SVS13A15GGB
     
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    Oh! :D

    I thought maybe we'd have to flash it ourselves or something.

    My Model # is SVS13A190X. I'd be willing to try 835mhz and below unless you would say 935mhz is still almost a guaranteed safe.

    The only room for error here is the power going out during flashing right? The process itself won't have a bug and maim my expensive new laptop? D:

    Edit: But of course my S13P isn't supported yet. :'( goodbye super gaming performance.
     
  20. Amal77

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    Already checked your BIOS :
    Sony eSupport - SVS13A190X - Support

    It is the same MD5 Checksum.

    Means that you can use it on your laptop.
     
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