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So i placed an order for a GIGABYTE windforce HD 7950. And i got a couple of questions for owners of the HD 7950.

1. What is the max safe voltage?
2. since mine is 900MHZ factory oc. how much voltage would it take for 1100MHZ? (About)
3. at 1GHZ clock speed. will it wreck a 3GB GTX 580?
4. what is the CCC limit for clock speed? i heard it was around 1080 (i'll be using MSI AB anyways. but just wondering)
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Originally Posted by crunkazcanbe View Post

If anyone can flash there cards has anyone tried This Bios.
i've tried this MSI's special 7970 bios for my trifire 7970.
Gained extra 25MHz than the Asus's, from 1250 to 1275MHz @ 1.25v during gaming.
i think Asus bios had worse vdroop.
post #5083 of 38701
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Originally Posted by rageofthepeon View Post

Amazon just delivered my Sapphire 7970 a couple of hours ago. Took my lunch break to grab my precious and put it inside. I should have made something to eat but ended up deciding that installing my shiny new toy was more important :rolleyes:. Just installed the drivers from CD and took a quick peek at GPU-Z before rushing back to work. Longest 3 hours of my life ahead of me...
*Has anyone else had problems with Fallout 3 and New Vegas defaulting to medium settings for some reason? When I loaded Skyrim it picked up my new graphics card no problem and maxed every setting.


I have the same card. Yes FNV somehow auto decides that medium settings are best on the first run. No problems. Just go into the settings area and smash everything to MAXIMUM. (Except 4XAA). I get fairly sever micro-stuttering at the moment though, it ran smooth as butter on my "old" Asus DCUII 6870 O/C... drivers most probably. But it's playable and looks glorious :)

 

Congrats mate enjoy :)

 

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i've tried this MSI's special 7970 bios for my trifire 7970.
Gained extra 25MHz than the Asus's, from 1250 to 1275MHz @ 1.25v during gaming.
i think Asus bios had worse vdroop.

And how did you go about flashing it because atiflash will not detect my cards for some wired reason. tongue.gif i get error 0fl01 and it says checking parameters is missing and my bios switch is on 1. I typed in atiflash -f -pa filename and tried without -f aka forcing it to still a no go. I even changed the file extension to .bin .rom still did not work and this is the first time i have used a file extension .102 tongue.gif

i would like any advice if you have any thanks

btw i have flashed many cards befor with a moded bios so i dont have to use any software and it has always worked
Edited by crunkazcanbe - 2/27/12 at 3:51pm
post #5085 of 38701
Alright Pls ... lol I'm in! Just ordered one of the Powercolor brand. Not sure when it'll be here yet, but should be by this Friday, I would think. biggrin.gif157
My proof of purchase. Go Newegg! biggrin.gif
post #5086 of 38701
I'm ready to join, but have a little issue I need to resolve first...

My free copy of CyberLink PowerDVD won't recognize my new HD7970... redface.gif

Tried different drivers and reinstallation of PowerDVD/update, with no luck.

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Is there something better for free? smile.gifbiggrin.gif
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Most definitely darth. Go to the AMD/ATI site and get the DIVX codecs for DVXA playback and the Media Player Classic file player. It plays DVD's and with graphics acceleration. Best file player of any kind that I've had and its free. smile.gif Here's the link for you. Hope you enjoy... http://www.divx.com/en/electronics/pmc/accelerated P.S. Just get the codecs and put them into the MPC by view>options>external filters and then check the codec, pick add filter and finally tick the prefer option and hit ok and you're all set up. The video playback is awesome and again hope you enjoy. smile.gif
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Originally Posted by DarthBaiter View Post

I'm ready to join, but have a little issue I need to resolve first...
My free copy of CyberLink PowerDVD won't recognize my new HD7970... redface.gif
Tried different drivers and reinstallation of PowerDVD/update, with no luck.
Is there something better for free? smile.gifbiggrin.gif

Doesn't VLC support Blu-ray now?
     
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Got my 7950. Here is the unboxing smile.gif
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I don't have that game....my lock ups are at idle after my monitors turn off (after some time).

Are you still having issues with this? I am not sure I want to continue reading the next 50 pages to look for answers. I have the same problem. Computer is rock solid stable, until my displays turn off. After the displays turn off from idling it locks up.
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