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I only get artifacts when my oc is unstable. With my current settings, I can play bf3 for 2-3 hrs without getting artifacts. Using 9.01 drivers + msi ab 2.2.4.

See, BF3 is fine, Metro 2033 is fine, Crysis is fine, it's ONLY those few games. And like I said, it's regardless of OC. I can be at stock clocks and it still happens. Other people experiencing the same thing even went so far as to underclock their cards and it still happened.
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I had great luck with my EK block. I did use the backplate though too.

You mean something like this? You think it's worth the price?

Some time ago I bumped on this interesting thread reviewing 7970 blocks. smile.gif
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I think it's worth the price difference, as it flows much better. Also, that block is a revised version from the one that was used in the review thread you mentioned, and should perform better.
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I think it's worth the price difference, as it flows much better. Also, that block is a revised version from the one that was used in the review thread you mentioned, and should perform better.
You got the point thus I almost forget EK block cools VRMs which is very important factor. Too bad they don't have copper version available. frown.gif Shipping from frozen is just too much for block only...

+1 rep for opening my eyes. thumb.gif
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I got these scores with a 1175 core clock which isnt much higher, not use Lucid
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Here's my first 3DMark11 score. CPU at 4.5 Ghz, 7970 at 1150/1600.
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Great result!!!; I suppose its with tesselation off... :-P

isn´t it?

Thank you.
Edited by Jabba1977 - 9/24/12 at 12:51pm
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See, BF3 is fine, Metro 2033 is fine, Crysis is fine, it's ONLY those few games. And like I said, it's regardless of OC. I can be at stock clocks and it still happens. Other people experiencing the same thing even went so far as to underclock their cards and it still happened.

I clearly understand what you said. I'm just saying that's the only time I get artifacts. Problem is probably from the game coding itself. It's a possibility.
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Just upgraded my 7970 to the GHZ Edition Bios and it has ran well so far. Borderlands 2 was great. Did some Boinc-ing with no issues. I'll have to try and push it a little more later on.
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Found my BF3 stable overclock. 1215/1650. Got a lot higher overclock but wasn't stable so this is where I settled.

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I kinda thought on xtreme the 7970 would have done a little better rolleyes.gif but here is the score I got.

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