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So far my stable oc is 1110/1630 @ 1.15v
idle @ 30-31, max @ 81 C.

81c gameload or stresstested.

If it's gameload, be aware of summer temps and the higher ambient it brings. Might wanna adjust the fan profile to ramp up a bit more around 70-75c.

You could push it a bit further with a higher fan profile i guess.

It is nice to see such a low idle temp. Lower then my Acellero does at 1.262v.. wink.gif
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Temps seem fairly normal to me. Idle temps are just the same as mine, although the highest temp I recorded was 74°C on gaming load. Although mine's a reference design.
 
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I'm from Slovenia and I'm asking about RMA without receipt if anyone knows if its possible and whats the procedure?

Best bet is to just contact Sapphire directly mate smile.gif Or the place you bought it from

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You should be able to RMA it to store where u bought card,and they will give u replacement in couple days when they figure out to card is broken.After that u will get new card and they will handle RMA with sapphire or manufacturer from card is

I bought it from a guy who got it as a gift. So i don't have a receipt nor the store name.
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I bought it from a guy who got it as a gift. So i don't have a receipt nor the store name.

Then contact Sapphire, or talk to the guy you bought it from
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Not getting that dual card title in Heaven 3.0 I'm afraid. Things were going well, I got to 1220MHz at 1231mV but no matter what voltage I set (up to 1307mV + 30mV Aux) they wouldn't do 1225MHz. Now its time to start OCing the VRAM...
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I am on 12.3 seeing as 12.4 has no performance increase in Tera, and even the new CAP didn't add Tera.

Im going back to 12.3 when my card returns from RMA, 12.4 introduced a mess of problems for me.

Im still looking through my windows logs for the last day or 2 before the 7950 called it quits. to see if it was a driver error, i overtaxed the GPU or if it was Injured on Arrival and finally died from its injuries.

A few days into ownership of the card the mouse cursor would scramble, but every game ran clean and fine, no GFX issues.

I noticed in BF3 some of the Mountain Textures in the map with the Tunnel had red/green/blue blotches on them but they disappeared and re-appeared at the exact same distance and angles.,

updated to Cat 12.4

Then i Re-Enabled Eyefinity once my screens arrived at my new location, started to get the corrupted mouse cursor on the desktop, but it would only be on 1 of the 3 screens, moving it to one of the other screens and the cursor was fine, back to the other screen and it was corrupted again.

left to run an errand, to find the system un-responsive after it had turned the screens off. had to hard reset, and disabled the monitor power off and set a screen saver (mystify).

next day, watched a movie, then fell asleep on the recliner, woke up looked at the screens and they all had red " s all over them, a few scrambled spots, moved the mouse, screens went blank, rebooted, same thing. Originally though post screens and windows loading were fine, but closer inspection, the red " s were present on post and windows loading, they were just faded and harder to see.

I'm guessing it was injured on arrival and died from its wounds?, i did notice that the card "Flexed" alot when it was in the slot, maybe i should route the power cables so they help hold the card up when it gets back.

on a side note, my 8800GTS is still burning along, at 50^C idle and 80^C Load in BF3, lol, my 7950 never broke 60^c underload in eyefinity.
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Not getting that dual card title in Heaven 3.0 I'm afraid. Things were going well, I got to 1220MHz at 1231mV but no matter what voltage I set (up to 1307mV + 30mV Aux) they wouldn't do 1225MHz. Now its time to start OCing the VRAM...

The VRAM boosts scores more than you'd think... in 3dmark11 I had like 10700 with OCed core and no OCed VRAM. After boosting VRAM to 1700, it jumped to 11115. 400 or so points for just a memory OC? suhweet.

EDIT:

Skatezilla: I noticed a few weird texture things too with my 7970, but I can't reasonably duplicate them all (minus one). In SW:TOR, when I'm in a group, the little avatar pictures next to the person's name is always some weird scrambled array of colors. That one is the same EVERYTIME I play SW:TOR. So weird.

The other glitch is every now and then when my mouse cursor is trying to interact with something in the tray down in the lower right corner of my taskbar, it'll replace my mouse cursor with 3-4 vertical dashes... As soon as I move the mouse cursor over to another monitor, it fixes itself, but it's so intermittent I can't figure out the cause. The dashes one has only happened 2-3 times in the last few weeks.

Definitely some silly stuff going on. My card does these same things at stock too, so the OC isn't the issue. *scratches head*
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Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric View Post

Not getting that dual card title in Heaven 3.0 I'm afraid. Things were going well, I got to 1220MHz at 1231mV but no matter what voltage I set (up to 1307mV + 30mV Aux) they wouldn't do 1225MHz. Now its time to start OCing the VRAM...



I get the feeling you never tested each card individually, which is why you're surprised you hit this wall at 1225mhz....

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Originally Posted by SkateZilla View Post

Im going back to 12.3 when my card returns from RMA, 12.4 introduced a mess of problems for me.
Im still looking through my windows logs for the last day or 2 before the 7950 called it quits. to see if it was a driver error, i overtaxed the GPU or if it was Injured on Arrival and finally died from its injuries.
A few days into ownership of the card the mouse cursor would scramble, but every game ran clean and fine, no GFX issues.
I noticed in BF3 some of the Mountain Textures in the map with the Tunnel had red/green/blue blotches on them but they disappeared and re-appeared at the exact same distance and angles.,
updated to Cat 12.4
Then i Re-Enabled Eyefinity once my screens arrived at my new location, started to get the corrupted mouse cursor on the desktop, but it would only be on 1 of the 3 screens, moving it to one of the other screens and the cursor was fine, back to the other screen and it was corrupted again.
left to run an errand, to find the system un-responsive after it had turned the screens off. had to hard reset, and disabled the monitor power off and set a screen saver (mystify).
next day, watched a movie, then fell asleep on the recliner, woke up looked at the screens and they all had red " s all over them, a few scrambled spots, moved the mouse, screens went blank, rebooted, same thing. Originally though post screens and windows loading were fine, but closer inspection, the red " s were present on post and windows loading, they were just faded and harder to see.
I'm guessing it was injured on arrival and died from its wounds?, i did notice that the card "Flexed" alot when it was in the slot, maybe i should route the power cables so they help hold the card up when it gets back.
on a side note, my 8800GTS is still burning along, at 50^C idle and 80^C Load in BF3, lol, my 7950 never broke 60^c underload in eyefinity.

Skip 12.3, go to 8.97 beta, especially the modded one. wink.gif

mouse cursor would scramble = cursor bug, happens from time to time, they've fixed most of the issues but some still get it mildly, it's an annoyance but nothing detrimental

the red " s were present on post and windows loading, they were just faded and harder to see. = You suffer from the sleep idle issue unfortunately. You need to not fall asleep on the recliner and turn off yer panels or set a screensaver, etc. I don't know if it's been long enough to cause long term damage but you definitely have some degree of image persistence.

LCD panels use a complicated process of organizing liquid crystal molecules into a twisted or untwisted state, which allows polarized light to pass through the liquid crystal substrate. Over time, it is possible these liquid crystals can "get used to" the state of twist they are in, causing a static image, very similar to phosphor burn-in, to be visible on the screen permanently...

the Windows or Macintosh desktop was left uninterrupted on a LCD display, with no screen saver for an extremely long period of time, image persistence could become an issue and (possibly) be permanent.
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