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This news bodes well for anyone thinking of jumping onto the 28nm AMD bandwagon, hope this translates the same way across the rest of the 7000 series - aftermarket GPU cooling FTW
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If i could somehow run two of these at those clocks stably, for an extended period of time.......
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If i could somehow run two of these at those clocks stably, for an extended period of time.......

You could, if you can find some shady dealer for a **** ton of LN2 tongue.gif but seriously I've seen people on other forums and stuff "claiming" to have hit 1400mhz on air, with high temps of course, but if they're telling the truth I can't wait til I get mine tomorrow to overclock. Then I get to watercool it next week when the EK waterblocks are available biggrin.gif
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I haven't seen anyone do over 1250 stable on air. Its really because the cards need to be cooled. It seems that 1300 on water is pretty easy though. So we will all see.
 
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Holy crap that is insane. Ordering my card tomorrow biggrin.gif
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I haven't seen anyone do over 1250 stable on air. Its really because the cards need to be cooled. It seems that 1300 on water is pretty easy though. So we will all see.

At 1250 on air is unreal. I hope that all of the 7000 series overclock as well.
I read an article yesterday says that all the Nvidia manufacturer are worried about the release of the 7970. With it being released so much sooner and blowing away the competition for a single card solution. Nvidia is gonna have to bring something big to the table that's for sure.

I love card wars lol biggrin.gif
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At 1250 on air is unreal. I hope that all of the 7000 series overclock as well.
I read an article yesterday says that all the Nvidia manufacturer are worried about the release of the 7970. With it being released so much sooner and blowing away the competition for a single card solution. Nvidia is gonna have to bring something big to the table that's for sure.
I love card wars lol biggrin.gif

I hope everyone keeps this mindset, tbh. card wars are just like processor wars, pretty much everyone wins as the price/performance continues to go down. I really am excited to see what NVIDIA brings to the table... biggrin.gif
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I hope everyone keeps this mindset, tbh. card wars are just like processor wars, pretty much everyone wins as the price/performance continues to go down. I really am excited to see what NVIDIA brings to the table... biggrin.gif

I like the card war much better than the processor war. As we all know it has been one sided for a couple of years.
At least ATI and Nvidia are neck and neck for the most part.
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