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What recent edeavour? This?
http://www.overclock.net/amd-ati/990...on-6970-a.html

FYI the CHiL controller does support voltage control.
Also, this PCB revision has been embraced by other AIBs such as Sapphire & Powercolor as well.
Actually Sapphire cards (for example) are still reference design (Even the blue PCB one, which uses a reference design PCB). Some other brands have started putting out non-ref cards too (Gigabyte) but unlike XFX their cards are good.
    
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they cheap out on the quality of the card. not sure if it effects the performance of the card, but they cheap out on it, i guess to save money? and spend the money on marketing and there ''fancy logo'' boxes, and ''XXX'' ''BLACK EDITION'' lol
    
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Don't think they are horrible.. Both the cards i got from them was great? Got a 8800 ultra for years without any problems, same with my HD 5870..
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when i was noobie to watercooling, i had just gotten my 5770 block in the mail.

my card had been working great, but i was tired of the fan, i had the dual crossfire connector ref board, to my dismay, after i installed the waterblock, my 5770 posted a 2A graphics failure on my motherboard.

i knew i had killed the card, i reinstalled the stock heatsink and RMA'd it, and asked nicely for dual crossfire refrence card, and they shipped me one no questions asked, its now happily under water and chugging along in my pc, never a problem since i got it.

took all of 2 weeks from california to canada for shipping, which i find outstanding.

constantly runs 950/1450 OC no problems what so ever.
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