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^^You can use hwinfo64 to read realtime voltages. All the other apps only read intended voltage. Just don't go monitoring voltage in another app at the same time as hitting the sensors with multiple calls will cause conflicts.
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^^You can use hwinfo64 to read realtime voltages. All the other apps only read intended voltage. Just don't go monitoring voltage in another app at the same time as hitting the sensors with multiple calls will cause conflicts.

Hwinfo won't give accurate voltages (probably not, haven't actually looked at it with 7970), any more than it can give accurate watts for the cpu. Software can be close at times but is rarely accurate.
    
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Thanks for the reply.
Yea i fugured i would was just curious if it was possible through the desktop.
Thats sone pretty heavy droop. I plan on jumping into ln2 with these come summer, just waiting on the waterblocks atm.
At first i snagged 3 when they first came out but 1 was doa and obviously no stock for the rma. They came in stock last monday at 8 am for 519 (use c4c for firefox, it will change ur buying life lol) and i heard for 4 hrs last wed. as well.

So you're going to watercool and then get LN2 pots later on? You have too much money tongue.gif
     
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Hwinfo won't give accurate voltages (probably not, haven't actually looked at it with 7970), any more than it can give accurate watts for the cpu. Software can be close at times but is rarely accurate.

It is accurate enough for under 1.3v. Telling people to pull out a fluke for simple volt monitoring is not realistic. You are used to cold so it's a whole different ballgame then us guys in the minors.
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The current work in progress, will sleeve and clean up once water blocks get here

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Ok, so I had set up my AB (2.2 release) with a 2D and 3D profile when I reformatted on Monday, and I'm currently on 12.4. It was causing display driver crashes so i removed it and I'm just applying my overclock manually to play intensive games like BF3. However, I don't use the MSI AB OSD and I think it's causing issues (I can't get it to show up ingame even if I enable it, and every other time I've tried to use it it's caused problems for me, even when I had my 580), it refuses to exit without closing Afterburner, and I like having afterburner open to keep an eye on temps. How can I stop the OSD from opening? Everytime I right click the tray icon and hit exit, it reopens.
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^^You can use hwinfo64 to read realtime voltages. All the other apps only read intended voltage. Just don't go monitoring voltage in another app at the same time as hitting the sensors with multiple calls will cause conflicts.

I think GPU-Z is pretty accurate also, no?
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Hi guys is it worth getting the 7950 atm? or should i go with the GTX670?
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Hi guys is it worth getting the 7950 atm? or should i go with the GTX670?

If you don't need the extra 1GB of RAM and don't care for GPGPU that much, the GTX 670 is currently the better option. 

I personally wouldn't get either of them (I like the top dog of the line). 

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If you don't need the extra 1GB of RAM and don't care for GPGPU that much, the GTX 670 is currently the better option.
I personally wouldn't get either of them (I like the top dog of the line).

Performance vs. cost price it is not worth it getting a 7970 over a 7950 in my opinion.
But if you want top line of everything, that is ofcourse a different story wink.gif
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