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Originally Posted by Newbie2009 View Post

mmm, powercolor brand WC card?
Looks just like an EK FC

Yep. lol
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mmm, powercolor brand WC card?
Looks just like an EK FC

Yeah it is EK, its powercolor's LCS series. I had a pair of 6970 LCS's myself until recently.
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Yeah it is EK, its powercolor's LCS series. I had a pair of 6970 LCS's myself until recently.

Pretty cool, and you get to have a warranty too. thumb.gif
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Yay, got my Sapphire 7950 Dual-X OC in the mail today, just installed it and about to test it.
Starting on overclocking, what would be nice to start with? Leave voltage on stock and see how far i can go?
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Yay, got my Sapphire 7950 Dual-X OC in the mail today, just installed it and about to test it.
Starting on overclocking, what would be nice to start with? Leave voltage on stock and see how far i can go?

I pushed volts to max and went from there. redface.gif
Stock volts are for girls.
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393

Hmm, PC's all blue cap altered reference board. thinking.gif
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ill take you a better picture when i get home from work so you can check it out a bit better. thumb.gif
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ill take you a better picture when i get home from work so you can check it out a bit better. thumb.gif
Gratz on the new card.

I have a PowerColor with blue caps as well. Basically a cap (the pink one) is about 1 mm higher. But other than that, it should function just the same as it's still the reference PCB. The unlocked ASUS BIOS works fine on this card, just in case you were wondering about that, too. EK has modified their blocks so this taller cap isn't an issue, and I have contacted Koolance and they assure me that they're blocks can clear it as well.

Here are some pictures of my PowerColor PCB for comparison:
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Pretty cool, and you get to have a warranty too. thumb.gif

I had emailed PowerColor and MSI about this a few months ago.

PowerColor doesn't void the warranty for removing the stock heatsink, and using an aftermarker cooler. They only require that you install the stock heatsink before sending it in, and that the damage wasn't caused by the heatsink removal.

MSI has the same policy.
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^^His LCS come pre-dremeled Thomas. biggrin.gif
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^^His LCS come pre-dremeled Thomas. biggrin.gif

HAHA, yeah, I remember when I was all worried about that! The PowerColor actually ended up being my preferred 7970 out of the two, I actually kept it over the Sapphire as it was a better overclocker. smile.gif
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