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


Oooh dear  redface.gif, after all the trouble you have had !!!

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Oooh dear  redface.gif , after all the trouble you have had !!!

Well I just can't figure out what else it could possibly be! The VRM evidence was there (95C!!) and everything else was at perfectly acceptable temps... I've just parted the whole thing down and I can't see any obvious signs of damage but something was definitely burning because I smelt it when I opened the case. The only thing I haven't looked at is my PSU, but it's under a year old and is really plenty of wattage for what I am running.

Anyway they're posting the card back to me and I've bought a new mobo and RAM sooner than I had intended but that will rule most things out. Everything else in the system except the CPU and SSD (which wasn't in when I had the card issues) has been used in previous builds.
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Tried installing catalyst 12.2 over thr 11RC drivers and it turns out that worked great! I'm getting almost flawless graphics on all full settings now.smile.gif
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I have both an EK waterblock (assuming it's a "new/fixed" one as I just ordered yesterday) and a 7970 on their way. Just want to make sure that as long is my EK waterblock looks like this:
600x403px-LL-f8f4c778_6df20cfe_blockmod.jpeg
I'll be fine regardless of whether or not my 7970 has the raised capacitor.

Basically will an 'old' version 7970 work with the new EK Waterblock without any problems?
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post #6316 of 38704
Hmm, just about to spend about £700 with EK so keen to know the answer to this one myself.
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Same, mine 2nd card and block should arrive tomorrow.
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My build isn't done yet but can I join the club?

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Originally Posted by azdre View Post

I have both an EK waterblock (assuming it's a "new/fixed" one as I just ordered yesterday) and a 7970 on their way. Just want to make sure that as long is my EK waterblock looks like this:
600x403px-LL-f8f4c778_6df20cfe_blockmod.jpeg
I'll be fine regardless of whether or not my 7970 has the raised capacitor.
Basically will an 'old' version 7970 work with the new EK Waterblock without any problems?

I believe so? I would check out this thread: http://www.overclock.net/t/1228205/warning-ek-fc-7970-incompatibilities#post_16694460
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Originally Posted by azdre View Post

I have both an EK waterblock (assuming it's a "new/fixed" one as I just ordered yesterday) and a 7970 on their way. Just want to make sure that as long is my EK waterblock looks like this:
600x403px-LL-f8f4c778_6df20cfe_blockmod.jpeg
I'll be fine regardless of whether or not my 7970 has the raised capacitor.
Basically will an 'old' version 7970 work with the new EK Waterblock without any problems?

This is a problem with your board not the block. You need to check your and figure out if it is from one of the lame AIBs, ie. powercolor or possibly msi. All other brands were not cheap and did not deviate from AMDs spec.
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Hmm, just about to spend about £700 with EK so keen to know the answer to this one myself.

Normally you shouldn't buy a block till you've seen the pcb. The bottom line is cya right? Anyways, just make sure you don't have a powercolor card for starters!

Where's all the lashings for powercolor?
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