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^^^I see some ppl hitting 1800 mem, I'm sure it will make a bit of difference, but worth the shot?


Not really. I'm about to beat Vegas quads clocked at 1335/1800+ something something lol.
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Not really. I'm about to beat Vegas quads clocked at 1335/1800+ something something lol.

Is he running Lightnings?
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MSI 7950 TFIII (non-7970 PCB):

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Is he running Lightnings?



Was. He's selling everything just like always.
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Was. He's selling everything just like always.

haha, I'm like that.


No dice with 10 runs of looped 3d11. I got seven days if the guy doesn't respond before I can submit a claim with ebay frown.gif. I hope the incoming Sapphire is a lot better.


I've heard of fixes for these. Anyone have any suggestions? I know these are warranty voidable procedures.
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Was. He's selling everything just like always.

haha, I'm like that.


No dice with 10 runs of looped 3d11. I got seven days if the guy doesn't respond before I can submit a claim with ebay frown.gif. I hope the incoming Sapphire is a lot better.


I've heard of fixes for these. Anyone have any suggestions? I know these are warranty voidable procedures.

Just the coil whine problem? Give it some time. Mine was pretty bad for the first couple weeks and it slowly went away.

It also helps out a lot if you use vsync or a frame limiter (like in MSI AB).
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Just the coil whine problem? Give it some time. Mine was pretty bad for the first couple weeks and it slowly went away.
It also helps out a lot if you use vsync or a frame limiter (like in MSI AB).

The thing is that this card is pre-owned (two months to be exact). So it should have settled then already?
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Just the coil whine problem? Give it some time. Mine was pretty bad for the first couple weeks and it slowly went away.
It also helps out a lot if you use vsync or a frame limiter (like in MSI AB).

The thing is that this card is pre-owned (two months to be exact). So it should have settled then already?

Not if the old owner never fully used it.
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Not if the old owner never fully used it.

You have a point there. I'll see what develops of the next few days. The whine is louder than all my case fans and the turbine cooler eek.gif
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Not if the old owner never fully used it.

You have a point there. I'll see what develops of the next few days. The whine is louder than all my case fans and the turbine cooler eek.gif

Honestly, I'd overclock the snot out of it, run some Heaven and Crysis to ensure stability, and see where its at. If its a decent enough clocker, I'd just keep it. The coil whine should eventually die down some after time, and using vsync / frame limiters helps a lot.
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