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I have two MSI 7970 @ 1125/1575, i7-2600k @ 4.7Ghz and 16GB of Ram.
Any tips and tricks?

Sorry, I really don't know about your setup, 2 cards and 120Hz monitor, but personally I reduce it significantly by capping the FPS at 53-55.

51FPS I get the least, almost non-existent tearing, but 53-55 makes the game smooth.

By the way, I was getting the same tearing with my previous Nvidia card. If I enable Vsync tearing is gone 100%, but I've to play on Medium Settings.
Edited by Deo Domuique - 4/2/12 at 2:26pm
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This metro 2033 benchmark is a huge HT hater - at least with my 920. HT off = plus 5 fps. And these fps count when we are in the 40-60 fps area.
Edited by stinart - 4/2/12 at 1:38pm
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Hey guys can anyone tell me if this is a reference card..
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127652
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Hey guys can anyone tell me if this is a reference card..
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127652

According to Coolingconfigurator.com it is, but I would email MSI just in-case and ask. I have had coolingconfigurator be wrong before. Not because the site is bad, but because AMD partners sometimes make small changes and keep the same model number.

http://coolingconfigurator.com/step1_complist?gpu_gpus=634
Edited by svthomas - 4/2/12 at 3:44pm
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Had a play around on that site and it listed the 7970 Lightning as "Coming Soon" wheee.gif Maybe I will go WC sometime in the near future
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Hey guys can anyone tell me if this is a reference card..
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127652

According to Coolingconfigurator.com it is, but I would email MSI just in-case and ask. I have had coolingconfigurator be wrong before.

http://coolingconfigurator.com/step1_complist?gpu_gpus=634

Thanks. I'm a little concerned about it. I know newegg review's suck but comparing this card to the stock MSI 7970 it seems to have some issues. Bad cards, bad temps. Maybe I should stay away.
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Thanks. I'm a little concerned about it. I know newegg review's suck but comparing this card to the stock MSI 7970 it seems to have some issues. Bad cards, bad temps. Maybe I should stay away.

Can't go wrong with a Lightning tongue.gif
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Thanks. I'm a little concerned about it. I know newegg review's suck but comparing this card to the stock MSI 7970 it seems to have some issues. Bad cards, bad temps. Maybe I should stay away.

I have had 0 problems with my 2 Reference 7970s, and they are some of the fasted clocked cards in Xfire that i have seen on the forums, 1270 on the core and 1825 on the memory.
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Thanks. I'm a little concerned about it. I know newegg review's suck but comparing this card to the stock MSI 7970 it seems to have some issues. Bad cards, bad temps. Maybe I should stay away.

I have had 0 problems with my 2 Reference 7970s, and they are some of the fasted clocked cards in Xfire that i have seen on the forums, 1270 on the core and 1825 on the memory.

Yah I want the reference model. I'm assuming the one I linked has a reference PCB. But the cooler may be a tad different. Maybe not. I would rather just get the regular MSI version. Someone was selling that OC version at a pretty good price. But not sure its worth the risk.
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Hmmm

Still got some problems with the latest Batman game.
After finding my stable core overclock for gaming I do not get the "driver has recovered error anymore".
I now get this though :

Faulting application name: BatmanAC.exe, version: 1.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x00000000
Faulting module name: atidxx32.dll, version: 8.17.10.422, time stamp: 0x4f1855d4
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x000122c9
Faulting process id: 0xf4
Faulting application start time: 0x01cd11181030f8c6
Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\WB Games\Batman Arkham City\Binaries\Win32\BatmanAC.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Windows\system32\atidxx32.dll
Report Id: 437ca9c1-7d1a-11e1-a3fe-c8600006bd0e

I got latest Batman patch (automatically via windows live games) and still running RC11.

Any idea what is causing this? rolleyes.gifmad.gif
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