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Love my XFX reference card. Its quiet while gaming but I normally max the fans since i overclock and it gets really loud. The thing is I have my speakers/headphones maxed and i cannot hear the fans. I am not quite sure why ppl always say that i dont like loud gpu's when the sound of the game should drown out any fan noise. Unless they game with the volume muted. As long as it keeps my card cool its ok with me:thumb:
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Hey guys, I know there isnt much to go on, but my Friend is having issues with his 79xx series card ( Hes a WoW friend, im assuming he got a 7950/7970).
I dont have the full list of details yet, and ill get more info tonight if I can, but just that the card is acting funky in some way and he is using the 12.6 driver. So, all i can ask for now is, is there any issue with 12.6 driver?
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Hey guys, I know there isnt much to go on, but my Friend is having issues with his 79xx series card ( Hes a WoW friend, im assuming he got a 7950/7970).
I dont have the full list of details yet, and ill get more info tonight if I can, but just that the card is acting funky in some way and he is using the 12.6 driver. So, all i can ask for now is, is there any issue with 12.6 driver?

I suggest telling your friend to join the club so we can get further information into the matter and so he can get advise from us as to what may be the issue.
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I've had my Sapphire HD 7970 OC edition for a little over two neeks now. Had the GSOD problem, but disabling FF hardware acceleration seemed to fix it as I haven't had any probs after doing that. Time to OC!thumb.gif What is the best way to test stability with these cards? The only gpu intensive game I have right now is BF3.
     
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I suggest telling your friend to join the club so we can get further information into the matter and so he can get advise from us as to what may be the issue.
Ill see what I can do when I get home ( 3 more hours yay!). But hes not one to know much about PCs and such and forums...
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hopefully the 6% off the gigabyte 7950 will still be on sale. Comes to 328.00 with the 6% off and there is a $20.00 MIR.

 

I doubt it will be on sale since newegg paid for UPS ground shipping and then it takes days to see my refund to my account. I like the gigabyte card with the tri fans so im going to get that card

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Wasnt not talking about scaling, yes it does scale better. I was talking about performance, nothing else.
If by max you mean with LN2, yes. But on air that is defiantly debatable.

Take a look at the 7970 toxic overclock. 1325/1900
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hopefully the 6% off the gigabyte 7950 will still be on sale. Comes to 328.00 with the 6% off and there is a $20.00 MIR.

I doubt it will be on sale since newegg paid for UPS ground shipping and then it takes days to see my refund to my account. I like the gigabyte card with the tri fans so im going to get that card

I was tempted to get that too with the better PCB it has and all that. Also as a bonus it actually makes contact with all the memory where as MSI always seems to skip the one chip by itself on the side. No idea why they do that.
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Take a look at the 7970 toxic overclock. 1325/1900
You should check out the 670 voltage unlocked thread devil.gif
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I've had my Sapphire HD 7970 OC edition for a little over two neeks now. Had the GSOD problem, but disabling FF hardware acceleration seemed to fix it as I haven't had any probs after doing that. Time to OC!thumb.gif What is the best way to test stability with these cards? The only gpu intensive game I have right now is BF3.

Heaven 3.0 and BF3 are good for stability testing. And for overclocking with voltage tweaking use Sapphire trixx thumb.gif
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