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I guess it depends. They are good for looks and plus they help keep the board from warping because the weight of the block pulls down on the card. However, I don't see the point if you run 2 cards because a SLI bridge will prevent that.
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between the swiftehc 7970 and ek 7970 block,s which would you go with? for $35 I get the pads cut and installed, backplate, and the block is sweet, however for $35 less I can just get the ek block
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What is the backplate for? what benefits from it? Decidng swiftech 7970 block or ek,

Some passive cooling for the backside of the vrms, it looks good, and it makes the individual cards a bit more rigid. I have two backplates plus an ek bridge for my 7970s, and the cards are rock solid without any sag.

Here is some 7970 backplate motivation biggrin.gif

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Hello I just received my amd 7970 im new to the series of amd so can anyone tell me how to disable V sync Thank you
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Hello I just received my amd 7970 im new to the series of amd so can anyone tell me how to disable V sync Thank you

You can set it to be application controlled in Catalyst, where you can turn it on or off on a per application basis, using the applications settings menu. You can also set it to always off, or you can just go into your game settings and switch it off.

I recently switched to a 680 so I can't make a screenshot of the exact section of Catalyst where you can find it, but that would be the easiest way to do a global change.
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Hello I just received my amd 7970 im new to the series of amd so can anyone tell me how to disable V sync Thank you
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You can set it to be application controlled in Catalyst, where you can turn it on or off on a per application basis, using the applications settings menu. You can also set it to always off, or you can just go into your game settings and switch it off.
I recently switched to a 680 so I can't make a screenshot of the exact section of Catalyst where you can find it, but that would be the easiest way to do a global change.

Under Gaming, 3D Application Settings, Wait for vertical refresh, slide it to off.
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between the swiftehc 7970 and ek 7970 block,s which would you go with? for $35 I get the pads cut and installed, backplate, and the block is sweet, however for $35 less I can just get the ek block

The Backplate also acts as a Passive cooler for the back of VRMs. I would get EK Block. Its not had to cut the Thermal Pads.
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You all will appreciate this single 7970 Lightning run by Elmor.

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LN2, doesn't have any relation to us regular folk.
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