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Where abouts is the switch? If you can let me know ill try it this afternoon.

Its right near the crossfire bridge connector. They normally ship with it in the 1 position, so you should be ready to go.
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Its right near the crossfire bridge connector. They normally ship with it in the 1 position, so you should be ready to go.

Done, and it does make a difference:

Before

http://www.3dmark.com/3dmv/4232962

After

http://www.3dmark.com/3dmv/4236221
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does the bios mod turn regular 7970s into the ghz editon ? or does it basically 'open' the memory up to 1500 spec and 'unlock' the voltage ?

good job on the increase stoffie
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does the bios mod turn regular 7970s into the ghz editon ? or does it basically 'open' the memory up to 1500 spec and 'unlock' the voltage ?
good job on the increase stoffie

It allows you to go up to 2000 on memory and gpu clock up to 1500 apparently GHz edition has minor hardware differences
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does the bios mod turn regular 7970s into the ghz editon ? or does it basically 'open' the memory up to 1500 spec and 'unlock' the voltage ?
good job on the increase stoffie

For comparisons sake, can you post your Vantage and 3Dmark11 Scores with that 670?

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It allows you to go up to 2000 on memory and gpu clock up to 1500 apparently GHz edition has minor hardware differences

Our results are damn near identical with regards to FPS. My last run I did with Gpu @ 1200, and Memory @ 1600. Can you set those numbers and run again? Are you manually setting the fan in CCC to keep the card cool? Im setting mine to 55% Fan speed for 65 degrees under load.
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vantage http://www.3dmark.com/3dmv/4237193

mark11 http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/4108218

those are both 4.7ghz though.
if you want, i'll add 4.5 vs 4.7 runs

vantage http://www.3dmark.com/compare/3dmv/4237216/3dmv/4237193
mark11 http://www.3dmark.com/compare/3dm11/4108323/3dm11/4108218

updated both with 4.5ghz runs today.
Edited by pc-illiterate - 8/12/12 at 8:54pm
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I whole heartedly respect what you saying and I agree Intel is faster, but I don't want intel. I think the route I am going to take (from the advice I have been given) is a full water loop and another HD7970 as when I am playing BF3 my gpu usage is 98% but my cpu is 68% So I hope that will give me some increase then When PD comes . As it stands I get about 80 FPS on BF3 I'd like to get it to 120 to make the most of my monitor that I can't use for 3d because it locked to Nvidia 3d....mad.gif I appreciate that the easiest way to do that is go intel but I just can't bing myself to it!!

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Our results are damn near identical with regards to FPS. My last run I did with Gpu @ 1200, and Memory @ 1600. Can you set those numbers and run again? Are you manually setting the fan in CCC to keep the card cool? Im setting mine to 55% Fan speed for 65 degrees under load.

http://www.3dmark.com/3dmv/4241423

this is not really good my 1090t is dying, it's bottlenecking the gpu now, looks like I have no choice but to get a bulldozer ow, it seems every day the processor is not able to cope with an over clock, I can run at 4ghz for an benchmark but gaming I have to go down to 3.6 or it crashes
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i had problems with 12.6 and 7 gaming. 12.4 seems to resolve the issue.
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Hey RDR09, do you think it would be driver?? usually I don't touch the speed of the Gpu but as soon as soon as the CPU goes above 3.8 at 1.4v it crashes, when I first got this chip about 2 years ago, it could run at 4.1GHZ and be happy at 1.4v, but I seem to be losing it, only last week I wrote on here saying 3.85 was the most, now anything over 3.7 for more than 10 mins and it just hangs.

I'll try 12.4 but I think the CPU is dying...
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