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If you can afford it, 7970.
It's just... better.
Not too shabby for a 100 dollar difference in my opinion.

will do! thx for the quick reply
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SWIFTECH KOMODO HD7970
Well, this is something different... thumb.gif
http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?278780-Swiftech-Komodo-HD7970-Preview


In case something went wrong again, 7990 is going your way smile.gif

 

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In case something went wrong again, 7990 is going your way smile.gif

 


Come on... smile.gif everything is going to be ok !

If not,.. i dont want to think about it wink.gif
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Looks neat. I'd need to upgrade my water loop if I'm going to be getting 2 blocks for my Crossfire 7970's.

That's just too much money rolleyes.gif
     
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It's true. Regardless of ASIC VID, it's locked @+125mV. This proves that higher quality ASICs will not overvoltage higher and better than the lowest ASIC VID. Overclockability is unique to each chip regardless of ASIC quality.

Flash it with ASUS BIOS will not by-pass the +125mV OVP (Over Voltage Protection).

Hmm. Flashing to the Asus bios actually seems to have removed the OVP limit for me. I was stuck at 1350-1360 on the core. Moving between 1.25V and 1.3V didn't seem to make a difference. Flashed to the Asus bios and it seems to vdroop less (according to Asus GPU Tweak) and I can clock higher than I could. Still trying to find final clocks but ran through two loops of Metro 2033 at 1390/1500@1.325V (1.28V actual). FWIW, this is a 1.05V card (ASIC = 83%).

From my limited experience with two cards, the ASIC value seems to hold true. Using the reference cooler, my 1.175V card could only do 1125-1150 on the core at 1.175V. My 1.05V card was good for 1225. But that is a very small sample size. Sounds like with other people the ASIC value doesn't seem to mean much.
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Been noticing something a bit strange about my 7970's as of a late. Whenever I watch a video, say on youtube, or similar site, the temp will go up as much as 10 - 13 degrees, something that never happened with my GTX 570. The videos I'm watching or not even great quality by any means. The 570 temps would increase about 4 or 5 degrees max. The 7970 is totally different in that regard. Anybody else experiencing this?
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Been noticing something a bit strange about my 7970's as of a late. Whenever I watch a video, say on youtube, or similar site, the temp will go up as much as 10 - 13 degrees, something that never happened with my GTX 570. The videos I'm watching or not even great quality by any means. The 570 temps would increase about 4 or 5 degrees max. The 7970 is totally different in that regard. Anybody else experiencing this?


Right click on Youtube then disable hardware acceleration. You don't need GPU power to watch Youtube.
 

 

 

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IS the pcb on the ASUS red like the MSI version?
     
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IS the pcb on the ASUS red like the MSI version?

Pretty sure it's black, like most of the reference cards are. I have the MSI version and they're also black as well.
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Right click on Youtube then disable hardware acceleration. You don't need GPU power to watch Youtube.

 


Thanks. Solved the issue for me.
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