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Hi Guys,
Long time no post.
Anyway i just got myself a new msi 7970 lightning to upgrade from my sli gtx 480's.
Is there anything you would recommend me do for this upgrade?
Should I just uninstall the nvidia drivers and and slap my card in and go?
Thanks for your help.

uninstall the GTX 480 graphics cards from device manager. plug in your new card. install the latest 12.11 beta drivers.
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Hi Guys,
Long time no post.
Anyway i just got myself a new msi 7970 lightning to upgrade from my sli gtx 480's.
Is there anything you would recommend me do for this upgrade?
Should I just uninstall the nvidia drivers and and slap my card in and go?
Thanks for your help.

Keep one 480 for hybrid physx. Can't hurt. thumb.gif
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Thanks guys.

Is it a pain to run physx with amd?

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Or if anyone could at least point me in the right direction. Maybe there's a guide or something somewhere on how to volt mod these things but i haven't found anything but reviews. All of which had no problem maxing the card out.


http://www.overclock.net/t/1265543/the-amd-how-to-thread/0_40


Scroll to unofficial overclock method, then go down to the bottom of the 2nd post. Don't forget to grab the clock control files at the top.
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What you guys think about this small elements, it should be connected with vrm heatsink, or it doesn't matter with vrm temps?
http://www.overclock.net/t/1303929/7950-vapor-x-voltage-locked/260#post_18455773
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What you guys think about this small elements, it should be connected with vrm heatsink, or it doesn't matter with vrm temps?
http://www.overclock.net/t/1303929/7950-vapor-x-voltage-locked/260#post_18455773


The parts circled are not vrms or anything that needs direct cooling.
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The parts circled are not vrms or anything that needs direct cooling.

So nothing to fix ? Or i can do something with this heatsink, because on stock clocks it going to 85C on VRM1
Edited by adamlop - 10/26/12 at 1:21am
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Acceptable. Just don't let it go over 100'C
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Thanks guys.
Is it a pain to run physx with amd?
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From my experience, it is a massive waste of time and money. Any time the physx is utilised, the system will stutter due to latency between the communication of the hardware and the work from the software collectivly. (Based from my experience. Not actual fact.)
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I have hd 7970 ghz vapor - x card. So, if i don't have voltage control slider in the Trixx i can assume that voltage is bios locked?
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