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Wish we knew this before we bought them in store....... i woulda made the sales rep open every box till i found two grey 6 pins lol
I just called them up to get an exchange, they want a 15% restocking fee which turns out to be $105 ($702 x 15%) headscratch.gif

I am definitely not willing to pay $105 for 100mhz.
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Single 7970

375

Will post Single, Crossfire and Tri-fire results sometime on Thursday. Programs that will be used : 3d mark 11, Haven 2.5, Crysis 2 DX 11
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Yes pleeeease let us know how the scaling is in Tri-fire! Mainly games though if you could biggrin.gif
    
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If you plan to go Eyefinity 5 with 5 monitors @2560x1600 = 20,480,000 pixels, yes, the 6GB is the way to go.

The plan at this point is 5760x1200 (3 HP ZR24Ws). If the memory is not shared, and I decide that 3GB is not enough, the conundrum is then will the 6GB be reference? Reason being I will want to put them under water.
post #1145 of 38701
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The 6gb version should take care of all vram needs one could have for the next couple years biggrin.gif

This is why I'm doing a 7990/7970 crossfire. Run the monitors from the 6gb 7990. Real world performance close to trifire 7970's with 6gb of vram for 300 dollars less then trifire 7970's with 3gb.
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If you plan to go Eyefinity 5 with 5 monitors @2560x1600 = 20,480,000 pixels, yes, the 6GB is the way to go.

The plan at this point is 5760x1200 (3 HP ZR24Ws). If the memory is not shared, and I decide that 3GB is not enough, the conundrum is then will the 6GB be reference? Reason being I will want to put them under water.


5760x1200 is only 9,216,000 pixels not 20,480,000 pixels.

 

YES, WATERBLOCK WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR 7960 6GB. Nothing to worry.
 

 

 

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Got my 7970 today and I am having trouble trying to install the drivers and getting windows to recognize this card. Right now, I tried to install 11.2 and the 12.1 drivers and still my card is not recognized. Need help
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Got my 7970 today and I am having trouble trying to install the drivers and getting windows to recognize this card. Right now, I tried to install 11.2 and the 12.1 drivers and still my card is not recognized. Need help

Is this the one from Tiger Direct? Mine says it's still in back order. Hope you get everything sorted out thumb.gif.
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Is this the one from Tiger Direct? Mine says it's still in back order. Hope you get everything sorted out thumb.gif.

Oh, no this is the one I ordered from newegg but I'm still on the list for the backordered tigerdirect card. Anyways, this card is a pain in the ass to install idk why
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So how are the 7970 cards running? More so for the guys who were running the 6990s. What improvements did you guys see so far?

Very smooth!

I went from a 6990 + 6970 and I have to say I am very impressed!
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