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Okay so i am currently running this card FX-797A-TNBC which i am considering converting over to water cooling using this water block

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/16056/ex-blc-1110/Swiftech_KOMODO_HD7970_Full_Cover_VGA_Waterblock_KOMODO-HD7970.html?tl=g30c309s1590

Now what i am wondering is if this will work with my card ? can anyone give me any ideas i kinda did a little searching but to be honest there is a ton of pages and i would like to get this done before the card is out of date which would happen if i went thru all these posts on here sheesh
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Speaking of Ghost Recon, as we were, when is it released in the US?
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Speaking of Ghost Recon, as we were, when is it released in the US?

Google is not so hard to find tongue.gif
http://www.vgreleases.com/pc/ReleaseDate-413919.aspx
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Google is not so hard to find tongue.gif
http://www.vgreleases.com/pc/ReleaseDate-413919.aspx

You should link me to it.
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On air or water?
Here is a 3mark11 run on 1300/1850 on air
Graphics score: 11189
CPU downclocked to 4.5 as i was getting warm at 4.8 redface.gif

Nice

Heres mine 1300/1950 before the heat wave that is coming XD

Graphic Score: 11121
http://3dmark.com/3dm11/3748856

Im using april 18 drivers which dont have the boost on 3dmark of the new drivers and only (68 points) away from yours..
at least 200 points extra on gpu score with those drivers on this one.. I got 150ish with the previous clocks, at this 1300/1950 i expect at least a 200points boost on graphic score guaranteed XD
Edited by zGunBLADEz - 6/26/12 at 7:05pm
post #12576 of 38704
Hey guys...

Stock 7970 3GB scores 48.8 FPS @ 2560x1440 in heaven with 8x AA, tessalation disabled, 4x Ansiotropy, everything else on high.

Just got this card.. what do you guys think?

As a reference I was scoring 43FPS with a GTX 670 at 1080p

Good?
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Why does my 7970 show up at a 6800 series in some programs? For example the program for overclock.net that fills out the info for your system, registers it as a 6800 series. I did have a 6870 but I have uninstalled drivers with atiman.
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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.

Are you using ATIFlash?


ATI flash has many different BIOS parts that can be flashed. I think that it may take a combination of different flashes on a card to make a particular BIOS work. Just not a simple -p -f type of deal.

I've played with ATIFlash alot with my Sapphire HD7950 trying to flash it to a HD7970 and the closest I have came I got the message "You are Gay". No kidding.
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Nice
Heres mine 1300/1950 before the heat wave that is coming XD
Graphic Score: 11121
http://3dmark.com/3dm11/3748856
Im using april 18 drivers which dont have the boost on 3dmark of the new drivers and only (68 points) away from yours..
at least 200 points extra on gpu score with those drivers on this one.. I got 150ish with the previous clocks, at this 1300/1950 i expect at least a 200points boost on graphic score guaranteed XD

Nice, you should give 12.7 a try as it is a brilliant driver I have not had a single problem on it so far thumb.gif
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I have a problem guys, and I can't seem to work out if it's all in my head (which I doubt) or if there is something wrong with one of my components. I will describe the scenario, and my rig is in my sig:

This morning, I log on to play some BF3 before I head out. Something is really strange. What is normally an extremely smooth experience at max settings (bar the 4x AA) seems very weird. Then, I start getting 1 second freezes every 20 seconds or so. I thought maybe something is running in the background by mistake. I close what was there, and try again. Same thing. Everything is smooth, and then, the skipping happens, like it will not recover but then it does. So I restart the PC, do the same thing again, and use GPU-Z to monitor what might be happening. This is the result:
486486486

Notice the sudden drops in VDDC voltage, and also the spiking, and the dips also in the GPU usage to zero on a couple of occasions. Also, the VDDC Current seems awfully erratic also, but I never paid much attention to this until now, so it may be normal. What definitely is not normal is the extremely erratic behaviour of the VDDC, which is normally very consistent and provides a nice smooth line across the top of it's graph close to the voltage I have specified in Trixx.

Other symptoms of funny behaviour is missing geometry when gaming, this has happened in Tribes Ascend and Crysis 2 just now as I was testing some more. Unigine Heaven and 3DMark11 seems to return normal activity, both in benchmark numbers, graphic display and also on the GPU graph. I am pulling my hair out because I love having my system perfect and this is most definitely not that. I am running the 8.97 beta drivers (which worked FLAWLESSLY for months and is the reason I have gone back to them to make sure it is not driver related, which it seems it isn't.

Am I missing something? Normally when I have a gut feeling on something, it usually turns out right, and my gut (and my knowledge from much researching on great forums such as this one) is telling me that something is most certainly busted. I have put it down to maybe 3 things: M/B, GPU or PSU. All of which are no more than 6 months old, and the GPU and MB are only 3 months old, if that.

I have tried switching the PCIe lanes, which did not help anything. I have reset all my OC (GPU and CPU) to stock and am basically running everything out of the box. Nothing has fixed it. Any help would be appreciated a tremendous amount. I have already lost a day to this thing, and tomorrow I am transplanting some parts from my brothers PC to try and diagnose what the issue is. Any further help in advance of me doing this would be fantastic.

Edit: Upon further testing, I am now beginning to see some ghosting around the gun when up against walls in BF3, and also some pixellation when looking through the red dot sight but not when in ADS. Just to add further information.
Edited by AnToNCheZ - 6/27/12 at 4:31am
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