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It's getting reaaaally difficult to be patient and hold off for the 7990! biggrin.gif
    
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Man, I don't know the 1st steps to overclocking. redface.gif

right click on your desktop, click on Catalyst Control Centre and then head into the performance part.

You will see "Overdrive" - Click that.

To play things safe, set your Core clock at around 1100mhz and your memory at 1400mhz.

Next set your power control setting to +20% and your done!

enjoy!
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Sorry if this has been asked before but what does the small switch near the crossfire port do?

I hear it allows more overclocking ability but i'm not sure whether left or right allows that.
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How much do you guys thing the 7950 will be (for us poor people lol)?

The 7990 will be like 800$ LOL! biggrin.gif
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right click on your desktop, click on Catalyst Control Centre and then head into the performance part.
You will see "Overdrive" - Click that.
To play things safe, set your Core clock at around 1100mhz and your memory at 1400mhz.
Next set your power control setting to +20% and your done!
enjoy!

Thanks man. That'll void my warranty right?
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No it def does NOT void warranty.

Hence why it is built into the driver.
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No it def does NOT void warranty.
Hence why it is built into the driver.

Ok. Thanks again. I only asked cause it was asking me to agree and mentioned the warranty.


"DAMAGES CAUSED BY USE OF YOUR AMD PROCESSOR OUTSIDE OF OFFICIAL AMD SPECIFICATIONS OR OUTSIDE OF FACTORY SETTINGS ARE NOT COVERED UNDER ANY AMD PRODUCT WARRANTY AND MAY NOT BE COVERED BY YOUR BOARD OR SYSTEM MANUFACTURER’S WARRANTY. "
Edited by The Biz - 1/10/12 at 9:48pm
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haha no worries.

you will be fine mate.

everyone does it.
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haha no worries.
you will be fine mate.
everyone does it.

smile.gif Cool thanks.
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Originally Posted by Tslm View Post

The fan doesn't seem as bad as people made it out to be. It's loudish still but the tone is different to the 6970 one. WAY less turbulance
Runs cool too

Coming from GTX 570 SLI it's actually quieter by a good margin. I find anything up to 42-44% fan to be a gentle whoosh type noise of air, relatively low sound but audible over the rest of my system a little. 38%/below is basically indiscernable over my other case fans (auto maxes at about this and 1125c/1550m coincidentally). Crank it up to 70% or somesuch and it's noisy as heck, but at normal operating speeds it is actually a very pleasant fan tone-wise and in loudness.

Yeah the airflow seems less restricted, I'm guessing the full length exhaust is a big reason. Probably the change in fin design too

2nd card arrives tomorrow so Ill see what CF noise is like
Edited by Tslm - 1/10/12 at 10:13pm
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