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Originally Posted by crunkazcanbe View Post

3rd 7970 on the way I wanted the sapphire brand so I paid a little more and got it from tigerdirect. I payed for overnight was only $30 more . tongue.gif

I can't imagine having 3... LOL

I have two 7950's and it eats everything up on 5760x1080.
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Threesomes are always more fun tongue.gif
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My "4th" 7970 is coming tomorrow morning and I'm really hoping it doesn't have a coil whine or any problems this time round. If this next one has a fault or is a bad OC'er, I'm just going to give up on the 79XX series for now (upgrading from a GTX 580 Lightning, so I'm definitely hard to please). Another try with the cards ftw.

It's another Gigabyte Windforce, and the one I returned a while back was also a Windforce that was doing 1300mhz on the core at 1.27v - I would've kept it if it wasn't for the buzzing noise that it kept making under load.
Edited by Darco19 - 3/6/12 at 10:34am
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If anyone is interested in my 2 MSi 7970's PM me, baby on the way and I think 1 7950 is more than enough.....kinda.....rolleyes.gif
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Originally Posted by jtostenr View Post

I have a Gigabyte 7950 Windforce on the way for my new build (2500k, M4EZ,8GB ram,128GB SSD, 1TB HDD). Seems like everyone uses the drivers straight from AMD.....is there any reason to use the Gigabyte drivers instead?
Also, what are the opinions of their Easy Boost tool? Should I just use Afterburner instead?
Oh ya, do you think I will see much of an improvement over my old card? (3850 AGP lol) biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by Sir_Gawain View Post

If anyone is interested in my 2 MSi 7970's PM me, baby on the way and I think 1 7950 is more than enough.....kinda.....rolleyes.gif

There is no such thing as "more than enough" in our world buddy! Sell the placenta for some extra cash!
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My "4th" 7970 is coming tomorrow morning and I'm really hoping it doesn't have a coil whine or any problems this time round. If this next one has a fault or is a bad OC'er, I'm just going to give up on the 79XX series for now (upgrading from a GTX 580 Lightning, so I'm definitely hard to please). Another try with the cards ftw.

It's another Gigabyte Windforce, and the one I returned a while back was also a Windforce that was doing 1300mhz on the core at 1.27v - I would've kept it if it wasn't for the buzzing noise that it kept making under load.

Who are you RMA'ing them with if they'll accept "buzzing" as an RMA-able fault eh-smiley.gif ??
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Who are you RMA'ing them with if they'll accept "buzzing" as an RMA-able fault eh-smiley.gif ??

Aria.co.uk biggrin.gif They said it was tested as faulty and were aware of what I meant by buzzing/coil whine noises.

The card was working fine though, and I was actually a bit sad to return it since it was doing 1300mhz on the core, but I just couldn't take the noise (I even wear a headset and I can still hear it when it's under load).
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There is no such thing as "more than enough" in our world buddy! Sell the placenta for some extra cash!

Shhh! I need to justify this tongue.gif
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If anyone is interested in my 2 MSi 7970's PM me, baby on the way and I think 1 7950 is more than enough.....kinda.....rolleyes.gif

I could trade you a 7950 + $400 + $50 Newegg card for them tongue.gif Although, I really should stick to two 7950s to be the first one with liquid 7950s from EK.
     
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