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Yes, I got a diamond card. and installed their drivers, and then did a cap 2 mod. Im not certain i did it right as I've been at camp nvidia a few years now.
http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles/Pages/radeon-7900-series.aspx
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So many owners so far. I wonder if any of they really need the HD 7970 or just want it.
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I'll try that, thanks.

And if that does not work I'll go ahead and do a reformat/reinstall.

And if that doesnt work.... I will be disappoint.

Also, I read a few post back about posting pictures, whats a good site to host those images on.
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I'll try that, thanks.

And if that does not work I'll go ahead and do a reformat/reinstall.

And if that doesnt work.... I will be disappoint.

Also, I read a few post back about posting pictures, whats a good site to host those images on.
Please use this uninstaller first:
http://www.mediafire.com/?0brywmam3d14r9b

I usually use TinyPic for image hosting.
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So many owners so far. I wonder if any of they really need the HD 7970 or just want it.

What does that even mean? Do we need them, as in minimum specs need them? No. Do we want them? Yes.

I personally have been on a quest to max out FFXIV.
Two 570's did not do it, and I did not have the money to get two 580's. So i downgraded my entire build to a 2500k paired with a single 570. As news started to get released about this card (7970) I started to anticipate near 570sli fps at the least, with out the hassle of actually running an sli set up.

I cannot answer for anyone else, but isnt having the best you can afford part of the point of being a hardware enthusiast?
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Count me in. Should be here tomorrow biggrin.gif

Might even water cool my card for the first time.

Edit: Sapphire reference. Air cooled for now.
Edited by Jokah - 1/9/12 at 2:10pm
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So many owners so far. I wonder if any of they really need the HD 7970 or just want it.

On OCN, there is no difference between "need" and "want"? biggrin.gif
    
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Alrite,

I tried the atiman unistaller, reinstalled the driver in your link, and am still getting pretty poor performance. Im going to go ahead and wait to see what other people who actually have the card can tell me about the performance they are getting. As of right now, this frustration after spending right under $700 after tax is making me want to do nothing but return the card for a 580 mdt:mad:
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My PowerColor 7970 should be here Thursday. thumb.gif
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Alrite,

I tried the atiman unistaller, reinstalled the driver in your link, and am still getting pretty poor performance. Im going to go ahead and wait to see what other people who actually have the card can tell me about the performance they are getting. As of right now, this frustration after spending right under $700 after tax is making me want to do nothing but return the card for a 580 mdt:mad:
Low FPS? Stuttering?
How is it comparing to your GTX 570?
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