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I'm using one displayport to DVI active adapter, the included HDMI to DVI adapter, and the DVI port for my 3 monitors. No tearing for me thumb.gif

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I'm using one displayport to DVI active adapter, the included HDMI to DVI adapter, and the DVI port for my 3 monitors. No tearing for me thumb.gif

Awesome thanks!
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Dumb question:
Are you reading card #1 accidentally as card #2? Because 63c is very cool for a top card with 1.174v and only 40% fan speed, whereas the #2 is hitting 80c. My top card hits 80c easily with 1.175v with 40% fan speed.

No mate, that's what's weird! This is happening with each card installed individually - I haven't run crossfire yet!
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Check out my results

7970 vs 7950 in multiplayer of bf3 plus other tests. Both are clocked at 1200/1700 and also a 6970 thrown in there.
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I just got my 7950 recently, overclocked it to 1200Mhz core and 1500Mhz memory, however, I had/have some issues.
Issue #1: First of all, the 12-2 precertified driver caused certain games like Portal 2 to crash, while causing Shogun 2 to immediately power off the system as soon as it gets to the splash screen, and caused my sound blaster recon3D to produce loud-pitched crackling and sqeaking. I fixed it by downgrading to the driver on my Gigabyte CD dated 2011.
Issue #2: My Gigabyte Windforce 3 came with a somewhat bent PCB. Is this normal?
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As well, I'm using it in sync with my previous 6850, I have both running bitcoin mining, 6850 gets 220Mhash/s and my new 7950 is getting 560Mhash/s, temperatures never go beyond 70C for either card.

That's an extreme amount of warpage.
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Since 12.1 and 12.2 don't work for me. Nor does the one bundled on the GIGABYTE CD.

I'm running out of options. It's like my card is bricked.
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Since 12.1 and 12.2 don't work for me. Nor does the one bundled on the GIGABYTE CD.
I'm running out of options. It's like my card is bricked.

I feel for you bud - I think an RMA could be the best option.

Did you come from Team Green?
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You have to edit the .cfg files (open in Notepad) and enable unofficial overclocking. Google has great info about this smile.gif

Turned out I was using an older version of afterburner, downloaded the latest beta and I can change voltage now.
stable at 1100 core so far. These cards run pretty cool also thumb.gif

Nifa have you tried using the 11.x drivers yet? Might be more stability from the 12.x drivers.
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I feel for you bud - I think an RMA could be the best option.
Did you come from Team Green?

Yep, i came from a GTX 570.
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Hey I am looking for buying an HD7970 and overclock it, what is the best design with the best cooling capibilites? so far I think that the gigabyte is the best, is it true?

I did the research and the Gigabyte non-ref design comes out as the clear winner for cooling and low noise.

Solid decision.
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