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Thus, you shouldn't expect anything to overclock or go exactly as well as other people's did. And its OCN, not XtremeSystems rolleyes.gif
     
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Yeah, but I came upon some $ and decided to go a little overkill with it. Plus I want to be able to keep a 120fps minimum @ 1080p or at least 90-100fps+ at all times with my 120hz monitor.
I'm wondering if a 2600K would add the extra power I need via hyperthreading... some people say it brought their GPU usage up by 20% or so in BF3 because of BF3's 8 thread usage.

Sell one of the three and get a 2700k. Done deal.
    
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Just finished flashing the Asus bios. Anyone else have issues launching GPU Tweak from the 7970 pack? It crashes immediately....uninstalled/reinstalled it multiple times. Latest version from Asus works just fine, curious to see if that happened to anyone else
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Thus, you shouldn't expect anything to overclock or go exactly as well as other people's did. And its OCN, not XtremeSystems rolleyes.gif

Agree to disagree. I feel as though you should get what you set out for.
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Is this the MSI or ASUS? Could you link the BIOS please dude?

10 steps ahead of ya lol, sry if you haven't seen Dogma hilarious movie. http://www.techpowerup.com/vgabios/113309/Asus.HD7970.3072.120104.html i posted it earlier, but this thread moves so fast. Use Gpu Tweak to overclock as it will allow for 1.4v core and 1.75v mem, Parton took the leap to 1.4v so try it, it definitely helped me out a lot with vdroop.
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10 steps ahead of ya lol, sry if you haven't seen Dogma hilarious movie. http://www.techpowerup.com/vgabios/113309/Asus.HD7970.3072.120104.html i posted it earlier, but this thread moves so fast. Use Gpu Tweak to overclock as it will allow for 1.4v core and 1.75v mem, Parton to the leap to 1.4v so try it, it definitely helped me out a lot.

Thanks for that mate - I'm sure there was also an MSI BIOS floating around. I'm interested in how they're different (or the same).
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Thanks for that mate - I'm sure there was also an MSI BIOS floating around. I'm interested in how they're different (or the same).

I tried both the msi one can be found here http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=359021, they both unlock CCC to 2000/2000, the Asus one allows for more volts, pretty similiar vdroop up to 1.3v though.
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I tried both the msi one can be found here http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=359021, they both unlock CCC to 2000/2000, the Asus one allows for more volts, pretty similiar vdroop up to 1.3v though.

Interesting - so all the MSI BIOS does is unlock core clocks, not voltage?
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Interesting - so all the MSI BIOS does is unlock core clocks, not voltage?

Yep even if you run afterburner with the asus bios it still only goes to 1.3v, gpu tweak is the only one that allows for 1.4v. Lol on a side note anyone else loving the bios switch, if anything goes wrong, or a game works better on the original bios, bam switch it to 2 and it works, no reinstall of drivers neither!
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Yep even if you run afterburner with the asus bios it still only goes to 1.3v, gpu tweak is the only one that allows for 1.4v. Lol on a side note anyone else loving the bios switch, if anything goes wrong, or a game works better on the original bios, bam switch it to 2 and it works, no reinstall of drivers neither!

Bit of a bugger there! Was hoping that I'd be able to use an MSI BIOS so that my warranty stays intact. Shame we can't edit the BIOSes ourselves either with RBE out of the picture.

Although as you say, the BIOS switch is a life saver. I'm assuming all I'd have to do to restore the original would be to flip the switch, dump the BIOS, then flip the switch and reflash.

Hmm....
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