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When you start to move up to the power of cards like the HD 7900 series you just feel as if it's a given you have to sacrifice some noise to get that kind of power. What we're seeing from Sapphire, though, is that it's not a sacrifice you have to make. You can enjoy power that equates to 10% more of a reference HD 7970 and have a card that runs so quiet that it's not even funny.

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http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/4599/sapphire_radeon_hd_7970_dual_x_3gb_oc_video_card_review/index.html

The non reference coolers are showing up for the 7970s. XFX had the Double D to start but everyone else has been reference. According to the review this hasn't been posted on Sapphire's site yet but should start showing up in retail channels shortly.
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Props to Sapphire. Even with MAX Voltage still only 64C.
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me like...
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great, so when can i get the cooler for my ref card? rolleyes.gif
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Not sure how long they have been doing this, but I am loving how TT handles pictures, just hold the mouse over them and slide it around to adjust the zoom.
 
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Originally Posted by Darius Silver View Post

Not sure how long they have been doing this, but I am loving how TT handles pictures, just hold the mouse over them and slide it around to adjust the zoom.

Caught me off guard for a minute, but is a nice (quick) way to zoom the pictures.
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Oh wow.... Fast, quiet, and cool. I'm in love.
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Now, this or the Gigabyte 7970OC, this or the... headscratch.gif
    
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post #9 of 24
very very nice. But im skipping this gen.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by John-117 View Post

Now, this or the Gigabyte 7970OC, this or the... headscratch.gif
Am I the only one still waiting for the 7990?
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