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post #12511 of 38704
True but first i want to see sapphire hd7970 toxic and vapor-x.
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post #12512 of 38704
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Originally Posted by antonis21 View Post

True but first i want to see sapphire hd7970 toxic and vapor-x.

Yes, you are right, these will be some beasts but they won't have the correct ports ( I heard they will only have 2 x Display Ports)
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try lower your refresh rate...Some games will drop the resolution down if it is not fully supported e.g crysis is maximum 50Hz for some unknown reason headscratch.gif
Playing at 75Hz on Crysis leaves me with a good two inch boarder around my screen but if I drop it to 50 i get full 1080p.
Edit: This is on HDMI though..

Just change your desktop resolution to 1080p @ 75hz and drop over/underscan to 0 and you wont have those boarders in game.

Here is a great guide to kill all the boarder issues with AMD. Just dealt with it in some games that drop me to 50hz.
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Originally Posted by darkstar585 View Post

Not with Vsync locking the framerate to 50fps...It sucks but its the only way I could play crysis smoothly on full screen without the shoddy boarder sad-smiley-002.gif


Why you use HDMI for? Connect it using DVI and you're self inflicted problems will be gone.

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why? Apart from the boost feature (which I can see becoming annoying) there is no difference what so ever ....They aren't even going to be binned or anything so you will not see any difference in a gen 1 overclocked 7970 vs a ghz overclock 7970....the pcb is identical

Concur.
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Yes, you are right, these will be some beasts but they won't have the correct ports ( I heard they will only have 2 x Display Ports)

Since you've already gotten two ref cards that go 1300, there's no point in waiting for anything else. You want two more 1300mhz cards. Special/custom 7970s have not proven to be a sure thing when trying to hit 1300mhz . They are still a crap shoot just like any other card, since it is down to silicon only.
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Just change your desktop resolution to 1080p @ 75hz and drop over/underscan to 0 and you wont have those boarders in game.
Here is a great guide to kill all the boarder issues with AMD. Just dealt with it in some games that drop me to 50hz.

This is a great guide, thanks for the link. It should help with my HDMI. Rep+ And thanks to the guy who made it!
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if the 7970 GHz edition is exactly the same as the 7970s, why doesnt your 7970 Turbo to 950 or whatever..

im telling you, there is a difference, so the driver can enable/disable turbo.
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if the 7970 GHz edition is exactly the same as the 7970s, why doesnt your 7970 Turbo to 950 or whatever..
im telling you, there is a difference, so the driver can enable/disable turbo.

BIOS? Slight hardware add on to enable boosting? I'd like to know if any actual changes have been made as well.
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BIOS? Slight hardware add on to enable boosting? I'd like to know if any actual changes have been made as well.

AMD and everyone keep repeating that they are the same PCB, Same Chips,

-Then why doesnt a 7970 Ghz Edition Bios, when flashed to a Normal 7970 Work?
-Then why doesnt a regular 7970 have a 50Mhz Turbo

The BIOS is different But there is a piece of hardware missing from the equation, if the PCB is the Reference design, then there is no reason a 7970 GHz edition BIOS wouldnt work on a 7970 Reference.
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AMD and everyone keep repeating that they are the same PCB, Same Chips,
-Then why doesnt a 7970 Ghz Edition Bios, when flashed to a Normal 7970 Work?
-Then why doesnt a regular 7970 have a 50Mhz Turbo
The BIOS is different But there is a piece of hardware missing from the equation, if the PCB is the Reference design, then there is no reason a 7970 GHz edition BIOS wouldnt work on a 7970 Reference.

Yeah, this is what I am trying to work out here.
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Why you use HDMI for? Connect it using DVI and you're self inflicted problems will be gone.

Because my monitor is HDMI or VGA only redface.gif
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Aspire 5755g
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Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
256gb Samsung 850 pro Be Quiet dark rock pro 3 Windows 10 64bit 23 inch Samsung SA3000 
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Qpad Mk 85 Corsair HX750 Fractal Arc Midi R2 Corsair M65 
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i7 2600k @ 4.5Ghz HT on 24/7 GA-Z68X-UD5-B3 MSI 7970 [2PMD3GD5] @ 1270/1900 4x 4gb Corsair XMS3 1600 
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