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Quick tip for you guys having problems starting Bf3 with freezes and stuff, start bf3 then move a window or something around so the game open in windows-mode and goes in the background until menu comes up, works 100% here smile.gif
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Ya setting the computer to not sleep doesn't fix it but I am interested in the bios setting you speak of. Could you possibly find the review you were talking about as 7970 review is kind of vague considering the amount of cards.

http://www.amazon.com/review/R1RN2W97ZX5Q4O/ref=cm_cr_dp_cmt?ie=UTF8&ASIN=B006V6RHVM&nodeID=541966&tag=&linkCode=#wasThisHelpful


There u go I found the thread on amazon its on the single review of the visiontek hd 7970 card
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http://www.amazon.com/review/R1RN2W97ZX5Q4O/ref=cm_cr_dp_cmt?ie=UTF8&ASIN=B006V6RHVM&nodeID=541966&tag=&linkCode=#wasThisHelpful
There u go I found the thread on amazon its on the single review of the visiontek hd 7970 card

it's wrong, lol the dude names of a few things. Which is it, sleep, hibernate or powerplay? My system goes into standby fine and i have 3 visionteks. Everything is default except hibernate is off which is a must on a ssd. Need to conserve that precious space lol.
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Yup, the second cap is touching the block. Crap. This upsets me. I even emailed that picture of the caps to EK_tiborrr on 2/28/2012 and wasn't told anything about needing a different block. mad.gif My trust in EK just went out the window. http://www.coolingconfigurator.com doesn't even mention this, either.
Do you guys think I should put the stock cooler back on my card until I can get a new block?

I'm going to give an unscientific, unprofessional, unmitigated yes on that one. I can't see how a week or two (or more if that's how long to get a block) of WC temps/OC is worth potentially frying your card. Especially if it's one who's warranty doesn't cover taking off the ref heatsink.
 
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Get a dremel, or if you have a drill press... 2 minutes and done. It's just on the top plate.
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Get a dremel, or if you have a drill press... 2 minutes and done. It's just on the top plate.

Yup, did just that--used a dremel. smile.gif Had to be really careful, though, it's quite thin where one needs to dremel for the cap.
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Yup, did just that--used a dremel. smile.gif Had to be really careful, though, it's quite thin where one needs to dremel for the cap.

Nice. +1 for taking matters into your own hands.
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Guys,

For you who have the higher cap, could you please post your PN, part number? EK refers to one specific PN, but according to your statements this might be worse...
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Get a dremel, or if you have a drill press... 2 minutes and done. It's just on the top plate

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Originally Posted by tsm106 View Post

Get a dremel, or if you have a drill press... 2 minutes and done. It's just on the top plate.

Yup, did just that--used a dremel. smile.gif Had to be really careful, though, it's quite thin where one needs to dremel for the cap.
 


Well done , was going to suggest that.

This is what EK do.

6df20cfe_blockmod.jpeg

 

 

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Guys what do i do about Drivers. 12.2 Dont let me OC over Stock Limits, RC11 fails to install Display Driver.


Install 12.2 over RC11 with out un-installing RC11.

If you cant do that, then install the missing files from 12.2 manually.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1226892/fixes-post-if-no-solution-here-catalyst-drivers-error-oc-eyefinity-general-issues/0_30

 

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So PCCG tested my DCUII and found no fault with it... now I am super confused o_0
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