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Axipher: I have spare Corsair TX650 psu's laying around. Could work something out if needed.

 

Thanks for the offer, but I need something this weekend. I can do anything full load on my current system. As soon as the GPU goes in to 3D clocks, my 12 V rail drops from 12.02 V to 11.64 V. That's far too much fluctuation for me.
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hey guys.

I dunno if this has been asked before. Is there any one preferred Water block for the 7970/7950.

I have the XFX 7950.
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Screw the GHz editions. I love my coil whine

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Hello all.

I was wondering if anyone with an XFX HD 7950 Black edition could measure there card for an exact measurement?

Newegg says 10.5 and I want to see if someone can physically verify before I start making plans to purchase one.

Thanks biggrin.gif


Oh is there any advantage over getting the regular DD XFX HD 7950 over the Black Edition or vice versa?
   
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Hello all.
I was wondering if anyone with an XFX HD 7950 Black edition could measure there card for an exact measurement?
Newegg says 10.5 and I want to see if someone can physically verify before I start making plans to purchase one.
Thanks biggrin.gif
Oh is there any advantage over getting the regular DD XFX HD 7950 over the Black Edition or vice versa?

The ratio is correct, it was abit shorter then my sapphire. Also from my experience... XFX seems to be severely binned.

I've only messed with the 7800 series 7850 models, 7850 Core couldnt OC over 10Mhz, (had a high asic though, 93%) then DD one could clock like all the other 7850 models but the BE version went above that. BE would be the "premium" silicone, DD would be the normal.
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Far Cry 3 puts my card under heavy load as expected rolleyes.gif Rolling on half high, half very high (still 1080p) and I get on average 70-90 fps while OCd card runs nonstop at 100% and temp goes up to 73C (tops 66C while bf3ing on ultra).
So far good game, just kind of annoyed by the childish Ubisoft way, go here, do this, press this, go there and HUD get's annoying sometimes. I'm in my first mission, but I hope weapons will wear out and eventually break like they did in FC2, I really loved that.
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Well i jave $50 USD on amazon credit and i want to blow it on a 7970 ....

I want to go with the gigabyte but i heard new revisions are voltage locked and not reference ....

Can anyone suggest a good overclocker and watercooled compatible 7970 on amazon please ????

Budget is 350-400 not icluding the $50 gift card

Thanks

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The ratio is correct, it was abit shorter then my sapphire. Also from my experience... XFX seems to be severely binned.
I've only messed with the 7800 series 7850 models, 7850 Core couldnt OC over 10Mhz, (had a high asic though, 93%) then DD one could clock like all the other 7850 models but the BE version went above that. BE would be the "premium" silicone, DD would be the normal.

Thanks for the response.

Which XFX card do you have?

At that length it might be a little tight in my case. frown.gif might have to go for a 7870 then.
   
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My first run of 3dMark11 in X mode.
X3901
Sapphire HD7950 950mhz Edition 1325/1800

http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/5070771

7950 does pretty good, I haven't run the extreme test before so gave it a shot on the 7970 lightning. Living room was getting chilly last night at 18° ambient, card finally let me get higher than 1300 core.

http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/5071567
    
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I have a Gigabyte Windforce 7950 which I'm running at 1100/13000 with 1149mv. It works like a charm for BF3. Now, when I'm playing Far Cry 3, I get crashs/freezes after a while. At this point OSD Server shows me temperatures of about 65degrees on the card and about 70 on the VRMs. Is the card running too hot or is it maybe likely that it neeeds more voltage?
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