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Hi,

I just read the following in MSI site...

"MSI's R7900 series graphics cards have also implemented an all-solid capacitor design to guarantee stability even when working under full loads over extended periods of time."

Is this statement valid only or MSI cards or all 7970s?

I thought that all reference cards have identical PCBs in all aspects!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ElGreco View Post

Hi,
I just read the following in MSI site...
"MSI's R7900 series graphics cards have also implemented an all-solid capacitor design to guarantee stability even when working under full loads over extended periods of time."
Is this statement valid only or MSI cards or all 7970s?
I thought that all reference cards have identical PCBs in all aspects!

It's like advertising that your car has airbags for safety, nevermind that airbags is mandated by the federal government.

MSI is just grandstanding like usual.
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My two ek blocks just came I only have one gpu so far if I can get over 1300c Im selling second block. Can't install until tonight though.
 
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What kind ek blocks did you get?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tumdace View Post

New driver:
3% (up to) performance improvement in BF3?
LOL
Why even bother. At 60 fps thats an extra 1.8fps.
Call me when its a 10% increase.

It's a step wink.gif It will soon add up when they release more (hopefully)

Also, does anyone mind telling me how they check their memory for stability? What with error correction n all.

I used the Crysis benchmark but while my avg amd max fps was going up my minimum fps was not, Not sure if this is a sign of errors or not.
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It's a step wink.gif It will soon add up when they release more (hopefully)
Also, does anyone mind telling me how they check their memory for stability? What with error correction n all.
I used the Crysis benchmark but while my avg amd max fps was going up my minimum fps was not, Not sure if this is a sign of errors or not.

I check it by running furmark at a medium resolution so that it has a really high framerate. Bump the memory up 25MHz at a time until there stops being a corresponding increase in framerate. Take it high enough and you will be able to see furmark stuttering from all the error correction. I hit 1900MHz before the framerate stopped going up.

Until someone can prove to me otherwise or give me a better method of testing, I seem to be good to go at 1850MHz.

GPU-z validation at 1850MHz
Edited by wTheOnew - 1/20/12 at 2:02pm
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Just placed my order for 2 MSI 7970s!!! Now the waiting game on getting some of those EK full cover blocks!
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I bought two Nickel Acetal, two Links for my Bridge and they gave me a free beenie I guess. Only thing I'm missing is the second 7970


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