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Xfx has a lifetime warranty though, which is why I went with them. And same as above I found it to run a bit hot when overclocked. This is with the xfx 7950 core edition.

Yeah, they have great warranty, but I was referring to performance wise.
    
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MSI TF, imo, if you're getting a 7950 biggrin.gif. But let's assume that's not in stock -_-. The gigabyte card is in stock at tigerdirect. As is the sapphire non-reference. Either of those will be good. I've heard the gigabyte is almost silent, for what it's worth, but I've also seen a picture of one with some hefty PCB warpage. So, idk. pick your poison.
 
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The GPU isn't close to the sound card now. After the first boot with the lines it's booted twice without incident.
EDIT: Ok, so I've installed my sound card drivers, mouse driver and updated firmware, installed MSE, and installed MSI Afterburner. Nothing else is on the system except for the files on my storage drive and Firefox. It's working ok, however I was adjusting fan speed in Afterburner (to 55%) and it suddenly gave me the vertical blue lines again.
It was running at 36C idle on stock fan (10%).
Just got them again while MSE was updating. Should I try rolling back to 12.2? I'm on 12.3 right now

I haven't had as much success as others on 12.2 or 12.3. RC11 on the other hand has been solid for me. Though I do miss the fancy new eyefinity features like the centered screen. 12.3 was especially troublesome in that my slave cards did not go into low power mode when idle. Viva la RC11.
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thanks, I have a gift card to newegg so I can only buy from them. frown.gif so no go on the asus dcII
    
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Ok. So I was just doing a burn in test with FurMark and when I turned on the office light I noticed a constant light flicker. I never had seen it do this before... I was thinking... nah, can't be.. so I went ahead and shut down FurMark and it stopped. I LOL'ed... started FurMark back up and it was pulsating again. Only in a geeks house will you see lights dim due to a computer. The funny thing is when my coworker seen the size of my cards when I got them in told me he'd know when I was turning on my PC because the grid would dim here... I guess he wasn't far off.
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Ok. So I was just doing a burn in test with FurMark and when I turned on the office light I noticed a constant light flicker. I never had seen it do this before... I was thinking... nah, can't be.. so I went ahead and shut down FurMark and it stopped. I LOL'ed... started FurMark back up and it was pulsating again. Only in a geeks house will you see lights dim due to a computer. The funny thing is when my coworker seen the size of my cards when I got them in told me he'd know when I was turning on my PC because the grid would dim here... I guess he wasn't far off.

You should move the pc to a less utilized circuit, you are probably asking for a brownout.
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I haven't had as much success as others on 12.2 or 12.3. RC11 on the other hand has been solid for me. Though I do miss the fancy new eyefinity features like the centered screen. 12.3 was especially troublesome in that my slave cards did not go into low power mode when idle. Viva la RC11.

Seems to be fine on 12.2, after all the artifacting and stuff it's turned up ok and I've been installing BF3 and dling the 4GB patch for the last 2 or 3 hours. I'll see how it goes in game at about 9 tonight (it's 3... yay internet lol)

And... literally as I hit submit, it does it again. Rollback to 11.12 I spose :/
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You should move the pc to a less utilized circuit, you are probably asking for a brownout.

Can't, I am in an apartment and this is the only spot I can put it. It's a built in desk area in the "sunroom" (Didn't go with a patio). 3 monitors, and PC is the only thing plugged in ATM and a fan. Ah well, we'll see.
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Can't, I am in an apartment and this is the only spot I can put it. It's a built in desk area in the "sunroom" (Didn't go with a patio). 3 monitors, and PC is the only thing plugged in ATM and a fan. Ah well, we'll see.

Try and get a power conditioner, it will help protect against a brownout.
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I just don't know what to do with this card, I finally got it working with drivers and now I just randomly get nice blue and white lines, or just a solid "windows blue" screen. I've tried 12.3 and 12.2 and I'm going to try 11.12, but I'm not sure that'll help anything.
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