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Many different opinions on this. If a card can go though 30 min furmark and 30 min. heaven maxed the card is stable.

I am willing to throw anything at the card, just dont need to spend any more money to do it.redface.gif
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yea tried one, the top 30 or something. didnt submit though. scored 1610. guess i need to.
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Many different opinions on this. If a card can go though 30 min furmark and 30 min. heaven maxed the card is stable.
I am willing to throw anything at the card, just dont need to spend any more money to do it.redface.gif

Furmark is a complete waste of time. The only thing it achieves is shaving down the lifespan of the card. LOL. Heaven is ok, but only gets you to 95% stability, it's obviously not harsh enough. BF3 or Crysis is pretty darn good. BF3 especially taxes the IMC of your cpu and if it can cope with the gpu requests.

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yea tried one, the top 30 or something. didnt submit though. scored 1610. guess i need to.

That matches my 5ghz run at 1300/1750 single card. You are wasting the life of your mem chips running deep into ecc I bet.
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The official Heaven thread's settings are fully maxed but 1680 x 1050 resolution. Run it at that res and post your score. For the record, most of the 7970's get around 62-66fps at max OC....
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Thanks, I will back off on the memory and if a see an improvement.
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I will run and post. Thanks...
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For my card after i ran Crysis 1 and 2, passed Metro 2033 and BF3, and ran CoD.
Card crashed in Test Drive Unlimited(2006), you need lot of games/aps to ensure full stability.
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lol ASUS is a joke. I can't believe I waited nearly 2 months for an RMA of my DCII TOP 7970 only to find out that it was a crippled design as far as overclock ability goes. Locked vcore except with a hard mod or ASUS RIVE control? Come on ASUS.

I think they definitely did this to prevent a swarm of RMAs due to their earlier bad VRM design. However my recent RMA replacement has the VRM fixed and doesnt even exceed 65C when fully loaded and OC'd on stock voltage.

I'm happy I got 3 more lightnings instead of 3 more DCII TOPs to watercool. Just waiting for DHL to arrive with my lightning blocks rolleyes.gif
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I'm amazed a single 7950 can run BF3 Ultra (with MSAA x4) at 3482x1920 (3x 1080p monitors in Portrait) with little lag. It runs between 30~40FPS.
    
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I'm amazed a single 7950 can run BF3 Ultra (with MSAA x4) at 3482x1920 (3x 1080p monitors in Portrait) with little lag. It runs between 30~40FPS.

Thats what people don't realise. A HD 7950 OC card with decent cooling easily does 1150 - 1200 Mhz speeds with voltage tweaking and presents the best value of any high end card in the market. better than the HD 7970, GTX 670 and GTX 680. With Ultra 2x MSAA at 3 x 1080p you can really get to 40 - 50 fps range which is considered very much playable.
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