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Are you sure you just haven't switched the BIOS to the OC BIOS on the new card?
The first version of Sapphire HD7950 OC cards need the BIOS to be switched to the 2nd profile for the OC'd core and such.
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Are you sure you just haven't switched the BIOS to the OC BIOS on the new card?
The first version of Sapphire HD7950 OC cards need the BIOS to be switched to the 2nd profile for the OC'd core and such.

Nah it's really two different cards, one normal Sapphire 7950 dual-x (default core clock of 800mhz) and a Sapphire 7950 dual-x OC edition (default core clock of 900mhz).

I'll just try to push both cards to about 1050-1100 as soon as I get home from vacation. Shouldn't be too hard for any 7950 to reach those clocks with some slight voltage tweaking, I guess?
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What if i would flash the normal Sapphire 7950 with the OC edition BIOS btw? So both cards are using the OC edition BIOS.
Would that even be possible? Like i said, both cards are 90% identical except for the default coreclock speed/voltage.
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I'd say just try and OC it normally and see how it goes.
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What if i would flash the normal Sapphire 7950 with the OC edition BIOS btw? So both cards are using the OC edition BIOS.
Would that even be possible? Like i said, both cards are 90% identical except for the default coreclock speed/voltage.

Wouldn't serve any purpose unless you were wanting to run both of them at stock, which you aren't.
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All right, ill try overclocking as soon as i get home.
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