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Cough cough, I've got an Accelero for sale. tongue.gif


RIP golden card.
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Cough cough, I've got an Accelero for sale. tongue.gif


RIP golden card.

Thinking about buying a ton of 5850's now. smile.gif Do some tri fire results, and throw a few more in some spare rigs. smile.gif
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Thinking about buying a ton of 5850's now. smile.gif Do some tri fire results, and throw a few more in some spare rigs. smile.gif

I didn't realise the golden 7970 was dead! redface.gif
I'd suggest to throw some 5830's and 5870's in the mix, to see what the shaders etc do for heat/performance and overclocking potential on all the cards. (Average on 5850 might be higher on a 5870 due to heat?) etc.

Would be a good read, and it would probably still apply for newer cards in some cases.
 
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Thinking about buying a ton of 5850's now. smile.gif Do some tri fire results, and throw a few more in some spare rigs. smile.gif

If my memory serves xfire performance only became worthwhile with the HD6900 series. Although I was running two 5870s on a thurban for a long time so I might be wrong. doh.gif
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Thinking about buying a ton of 5850's now. smile.gif Do some tri fire results, and throw a few more in some spare rigs. smile.gif

why couldn't you get a RMA for your golden HD 7970 which died ?
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Adding to my post yesterday, the Gigabyte HD7970 has been delivered and installed. But i have yet to run anything except gpuz at the moment hehe.

The first thing i noticed was just how noisey the fan is. I thought the Windforce cooler with it's 3 fans was supposed to be quiet? It's far louder than my just replaced Stock cooled HD6870.

Then i took a look in CCC to see it fans are running at 50%. Why so high? Is this normal? I put the fan on manual and turned it down to 35% and it was silent. And it's running at a cool 34c, which is a full 11c cooler than my 6870 at idle.

So can anyone recommend a good program to adjust the fans as as when i need them? I heard msi afterburner is ideal for this? I have never had to use anything other than ccc's auto setting for fans before.

Well i better get on with some benchies and then some gaming smile.gif

Here's a few (poor) shots of it. Taken half an hour ago. Yes it's that new smile.gif






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I use MSI Afterburner. Just as you stated, alot of us use it. There is also Sapphire Trixx. But I like AB better.
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I use MSI Afterburner. Just as you stated, alot of us use it. There is also Sapphire Trixx. But I like AB better.

I went for Afterburner. Great little program, thanks.
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why couldn't you get a RMA for your golden HD 7970 which died ?

Why do you consider it golden? AFAIK it only did 1200mhz core. Or did pioneerisloud run it at around 1300mhz without me noticing? biggrin.gif
     
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why couldn't you get a RMA for your golden HD 7970 which died ?

Why do you consider it golden? AFAIK it only did 1200mhz core. Or did pioneerisloud run it at around 1300mhz without me noticing? biggrin.gif

after a chat with him, i believe he had it up to 1300 but couldnt pass at 1375 due to temps and temp scaling thumb.gif
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