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i am not sure about the air being sucked up from the card but i am sure if it was it would be expelled through the vapour chamber......my tower is partitioned into top and bottom,i have 1x120mm intake on the front at the bottom and 1x80mm exhaust directly above my psu on back at the bottom,so psu/hdd is on the bottom seperated from motherboard/gfx/cpu on the top,the tri flow is on top level

He's saying that the card blows air out the back, but it gets that air from the inside of the case. His airflow isn't as good as yours, so his card is hotter because the air it's intaking is hotter.
    
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Ebay 24/7.

If ebay is my only option I will have to pass. I DO NOT trust ebay for anything
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If ebay is my only option I will have to pass. I DO NOT trust ebay for anything

Well, keep an eye on this thread, but likleyness is you will have to bid it up pretty high to get one. biggrin.gif
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If ebay is my only option I will have to pass. I DO NOT trust ebay for anything

If you use paypal, and you're buying on ebay, you've got nothing to worry about. It's only when you're selling that you're at all likely to get screwed.
    
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If you use paypal, and you're buying on ebay, you've got nothing to worry about. It's only when you're selling that you're at all likely to get screwed.

This.^ Much better to sell on OCN.
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I know some of you have been using the various Catalyst releases. thumb.gif

You might be interested in this write-up: http://www.hardocp.com/article/2011/12/19/amd_catalyst_121_preview_profiles_performance
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Just got one! (Canada)

Quick question, should I follow this guide and use CC to overclock, or follow the guide linked in this guide (http://www.overclock.net/t/1101098/reviews-benchmarks-sapphire-6950-toxic-2gb-overclocking-unlocked) and disable a\everything and use Trixx?

Also DAMN this Toxic is loud at 100% Fan ;p (just testing biggrin.gif)

Also, is there a way to make sure Overdrive turns he clock back down when not gaming? Its stuck at my overclock.
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Just got one! (Canada)

Quick question, should I follow this guide and use CC to overclock, or follow the guide linked in this guide (http://www.overclock.net/t/1101098/reviews-benchmarks-sapphire-6950-toxic-2gb-overclocking-unlocked) and disable a\everything and use Trixx?

Also DAMN this Toxic is loud at 100% Fan ;p (just testing biggrin.gif)

Also, is there a way to make sure Overdrive turns he clock back down when not gaming? Its stuck at my overclock.

If you want to maintain powersaving features, best way imo is to use the raacerx mod and good ole Overdrive.
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yeh i would just do that until i RMA'd it! i have mine set so it barely goes above 70c anyway. it might be a common issue, i mean does anyone here let there's go as high as 80c? if so does it cause issues?

No. I never see mine go over 60*C in gaming. The reason: my pc crashes if the graphics card his like 75*C. I don't think it's the graphics card, though. I think the heat rising off it is too hot for the nb (already runs hot anyways.)

Also your temps are quite bad, mine stays in bf3 at around 58* with 52% fan through 60* with 60% fan.

Btw: Mine is at 930 core 1.2 volts and +20 in powertune.

which of my temps are bad? none of them get close to max safe temps other than my cpu which hits high 50's, still perfectly safe though...


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i am not sure about the air being sucked up from the card but i am sure if it was it would be expelled through the vapour chamber......my tower is partitioned into top and bottom,i have 1x120mm intake on the front at the bottom and 1x80mm exhaust directly above my psu on back at the bottom,so psu/hdd is on the bottom seperated from motherboard/gfx/cpu on the top,the tri flow is on top level

He's saying that the card blows air out the back, but it gets that air from the inside of the case. His airflow isn't as good as yours, so his card is hotter because the air it's intaking is hotter.

yes this is correct!
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which of my temps are bad? none of them get close to max safe temps other than my cpu which hits high 50's, still perfectly safe though...
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yes this is correct!

Your temps aren't bad necessarily for your graphics card, just bad for the fan speed.
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