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Here's my baby - Sapphire HD7870 OC

I'm really pleased with the performance and most of all the lack of noise. I switched from a GTX460SLI to a single 7870 and although performance is not quite the same I'm loving how cool and quiet the card is.

As far as overclocking goes I have to admit that I was expecting a bit more. Still 1200 MHz core and 1450 MHz mem is pretty good. It appears that in my case anything above 1200 on the core with default voltage leads to a driver crash. For now I'll be keeping it stock.

The 12.3 driver works great for me.
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Thats abit too low for 1200/1350 , your min fps only 9.3 ? something wrong there, normally u should get higher fps at that speed. For comparison heres mine at 1250/1400

Well yeah you have a 2500k which spanks my phenom II. I think it's known for having better min/avg frame rates, if you notice you are beating me in min but our maxes are not that far apart.

I hope to update at some point to a better CPU, but for now it's what it is. I plan to get a Piledriver based FX chip if they turn out to be better than Bulldozer, otherwise I might jump ship to Intel.
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Anyone know where to buy an XFX R7850 Black Edition? or are they not even on the market yet
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Just got my second Sapphire 7870 OC, now have my first CrossFireX setup, didn't get as much of a boost in benches as I thought, hopefully will work fine for games and whatnot.

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Just got my second Sapphire 7870 OC, now have my first CrossFireX setup, didn't get as much of a boost in benches as I thought, hopefully will work fine for games and whatnot.

You need to upgrade your processor.

This does not bode well for the 7800 series.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/image-quality-driver-optimization-graphics,3173.html

12.4 to the rescue!
Edited by di inferi - 4/11/12 at 1:28pm
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Yeah, patiently waiting for Piledriver. (hopefully it's not a disappointment like Bulldozer)

Also I wonder if the CF scaling has to do with my motherboard having a 16x and 4x PCI-E lanes. That possibly has something to do with it.
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For the good folks who currently own a MSI 7870 . I get my MSI 7870 Friday . So what drivers are you using and from where, and also what vers. of msi afterburner to use . I have not used ati in a while, so should I still install CCC, or just drivers .
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For the good folks who currently own a MSI 7870 . I get my MSI 7870 Friday . So what drivers are you using and from where, and also what vers. of msi afterburner to use . I have not used ati in a while, so should I still install CCC, or just drivers .

Install CCC latest version (12.3) well its kinda buggy according to tomshardware but v12.4 should fix that "lower" image quality i hope. Use afterburner 2.20 beta 14 if u want to unlock core/memory overclocking limit
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This does not bode well for the 7800 series.
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/image-quality-driver-optimization-graphics,3173.html
12.4 to the rescue!

OK we need 12.4 ASAP !
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Just got my second Sapphire 7870 OC, now have my first CrossFireX setup, didn't get as much of a boost in benches as I thought, hopefully will work fine for games and whatnot.
405

What was your graphics score?
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What was your graphics score?

13,037

was 7,289 with just one card clocked @ 1200/1350
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