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Is it worth taking the my 7950 Windforce3 cooler off to apply some Arctic Ceramique or is the stock TIM sufficient?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bluestang View Post

Is it worth taking the my 7950 Windforce3 cooler off to apply some Arctic Ceramique or is the stock TIM sufficient?

if temps are good don't mess with the cooler.
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I had 4 nvidia cards before i decided to get my 7970, and never had an issue with them. Now that i have it i constantly get bsod, game crashes, flickering you name it on every single driver! There's not one that has absolutely 100% performance! i dont understand frown.gif

AMD should really concentrate on the foundations first before trying to get performance.
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Originally Posted by rubixcube101 View Post

I had 4 nvidia cards before i decided to get my 7970, and never had an issue with them. Now that i have it i constantly get bsod, game crashes, flickering you name it on every single driver! There's not one that has absolutely 100% performance! i dont understand frown.gif
AMD should really concentrate on the foundations first before trying to get performance.

Are you using Beta Driver? As far as i know having single HD 7970 i did not have much problems after 12.6 Driver. BSOD, Game Crasher are not caused by driver. Look at ur other system part or unstable OC.
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Are you using Beta Driver? As far as i know having single HD 7970 i did not have much problems after 12.6 Driver. BSOD, Game Crasher are not caused by driver. Look at ur other system part or unstable OC.

This. Also I would recommend a reformat when moving from nvidia to AMD.
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A question, is 650W enough for OCed 3930k + OCed Matrix 7970 , with Liquid Cooling.?
 
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I wouldnt recommend 650w psu for these pc gear
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Does anybody know good cooling solution than water cooling (or other that costs 200$/€) to Gigabyte 7950 VRMs? I got these heatsinks that came with Arctic cooling Accelero Xtreme 7970 and they just suck. Can't up voltage that much so I could overclock it frown.gif

 

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Is it worth taking the my 7950 Windforce3 cooler off to apply some Arctic Ceramique or is the stock TIM sufficient?

 

If your temps are good I would leave it alone. But if you plan on oc'ing it or pushing it hard then yes. Changing out the stock tim for a good aftermarket tim is a very good idea. The stock stuff is ok but not that great. Personally the first thing I do whenever I get a new gpu is swap out the tim before even installing it in my rig. Well I'll test it to make sure it works first of course.  wink.gif

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I had 4 nvidia cards before i decided to get my 7970, and never had an issue with them. Now that i have it i constantly get bsod, game crashes, flickering you name it on every single driver! There's not one that has absolutely 100% performance! i dont understand frown.gif
AMD should really concentrate on the foundations first before trying to get performance.

 

That's very wierd having issues like that with a single card. You should always try wiping all your old nvidi drivers off your rig before installing the AMD drivers. Most likely your drivers issues are not due to bad drivers but a conflict somewhere in your registry or between something left behind from you old nvidia drivers and the new AMD drivers. If you could do it I would recommend actually doing a full clean install of everything. Like that you are 100% sure there is nothing nvidia related left behind that will conflict with your amd drivers. Let us know if you try wiping your drivers or reinstalling everything and how it worked out.I have gone from nividia to amd and vice cersa and never had a serious issue like what you are having. But I always did what I just recommended also. At the moment my rig is on it's 3rd 7970. I went from a reference clock 7970 to a XFX Black Edition 7970 clocked at 1000Mhz core and now a PowerColor 7970 at 110core which of course I oc'd alil more. But I haven't had any driver issues yet. And I'm using ccc 12.11 beta

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A question, is 650W enough for OCed 3930k + OCed Matrix 7970 , with Liquid Cooling.?

 

I would say yes 650 watts is enough for a 3930K and a single 7970 with a full loop. You have to remember these newer gpu's are more efficient than the older gens and so are the newer cpu's. But if you could get something alil stronger for a psu I would do it. Iactually ran a 2500k oc'd to 4.8 24/7  and Crossfired 6870's on a cpu only water loop with a 550 watt psu for about 5 months with zero issues. I ended up changing rigs but if I still had it I'm sure it would've still been running fine. Right now I have a 2700k oc'd to 4.9 24/7 a single 7970 lightly oc'd and a full loop this time pluss all the fans and hue lighting running off of a 750 watt psu. I also have a second 7970 for crossfire that I decided to take out until I got a second monitor and the 750 ran both of them just fine.

 

Sorry for the double post. Didn't see this post until after I replied to the others. I guess I was speeding alil. biggrin.gif

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I had 4 nvidia cards before i decided to get my 7970, and never had an issue with them. Now that i have it i constantly get bsod, game crashes, flickering you name it on every single driver! There's not one that has absolutely 100% performance! i dont understand frown.gif
AMD should really concentrate on the foundations first before trying to get performance.

Did you uninstall drivers properly? Have you tried to reinstall windows?
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If your temps are good I would leave it alone. But if you plan on oc'ing it or pushing it hard then yes. Changing out the stock tim for a good aftermarket tim is a very good idea. The stock stuff is ok but not that great. Personally the first thing I do whenever I get a new gpu is swap out the tim before even installing it in my rig. Well I'll test it to make sure it works first of course.  wink.gif
You forgot to answer my question, when quoted me?
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