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post #3461 of 7827
I'm trying to decide between getting two 7970 lightnings or two 680 lightnings. I was all set and ready for the 680 because it was more powerful, had physx, better connection options, and I'm familiar with Nvidia having always gone Nvidia in the past. Then AMD came out with the new drivers that boosted performance and a great 3 game coupon I could keep or sell, plus it was the cheaper option. Now the 680's dropped in price and cost the same as the 7970 versions so I'm stuck wondering again.
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post #3462 of 7827
GOT My Lightning Replaced RMA from MSI finally. Will check the bios now

- OK the stock bios was just numbers stock Kboost1202 MHZ

- LN2 BIOS is 80.04.00.28.3A (P2002-0000) stock Kboost 1202 MHZ

And power limit goes only until 133%

Again just got my replacment card from MSI Today

PS ADD SOME PICTURES TO PROF OWNERSHIP


Edited by K2mil - 10/24/12 at 9:06pm
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post #3463 of 7827
Since my new VGA BIOS IS LOCKED whats better to flash 3A or F8
THANKS and since my card was RMA it lost $50 value it took MSI 3WEEKS to replace it o boy
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post #3464 of 7827
Nvidia just released drivers also..but the 3 game coupon..also I would wait as MSI is releasing a 7970 lightning boost edition.with higher clocks then the stock lightning.I guess they trying to compete with the matrix
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post #3465 of 7827
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Originally Posted by K2mil View Post

Since my new VGA BIOS IS LOCKED whats better to flash 3A or F8
THANKS and since my card was RMA it lost $50 value it took MSI 3WEEKS to replace it o boy

I'd use the 3A since it doesn't require a hard-reset every time your overclock fails.
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post #3466 of 7827
Can someone point me in the direction of the 3a bios.. tired of haveing to hard reset.
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It's in the first post smile.gif
    
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Duh me!!!!
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post #3469 of 7827
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I'm trying to decide between getting two 7970 lightnings or two 680 lightnings.

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I'm only interested in the lightning series as I will be getting the Mpower board and Averix mpower ram because I like the black and yellow color scheme so much. I know the Matrix is the new hot thing, but I just find the lightnings to be the absolute prettiest cards in the market imo.
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