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Something stopped by today smile.gif



Gonna put it through its paces tonight.




Also, picked up a psu from a member for a great price. Not the AX from Corsair but still very good, very new and sealed, and a great price




Will be hunting for its 850w sibling to add to the party.
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Very nice....so that's 7970 number 2?
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What brand's of 7970's did you buy?

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Very nice....so that's 7970 number 2?

#1 smile.gif. My old stuff is still pending to sell so I haven't made the purchase on those yet. That might be a few weeks off since I have some other priorities to take care of (frown.gif). Once my tax refund hits my checking account, I'm going all out biggrin.gif (hopefully a couple of more weeks).

The block hopefully arrives tomorrow but I'm in no rush to put it on water.

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What brand's of 7970's did you buy?

Jeffinslaw

Its a Sapphire, used ~6 months, got it for a great price. Seller did offer a return window so I have some back up smile.gif. Dreading coil whine since I had it on a 7970 last summer.
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Its a Sapphire, used ~6 months, got it for a great price. Seller did offer a return window so I have some back up smile.gif. Dreading coil whine since I had it on a 7970 last summer.

Are you going to be buying all Sapphires?

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Are you going to be buying all Sapphires?

Jeffinslaw

As long it works, it wasn't abused, no crazy high temps, and no dreaded coil whine, I don't mind the brand smile.gif
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Ooooh shiny!
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As long it works, it wasn't abused, no crazy high temps, and no dreaded coil whine, I don't mind the brand smile.gif

One of my 7970's is a Sapphire. No complaints here! The other is a Diamond, no complaints either haha.

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Ooooh shiny!

Ty smile.gif
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One of my 7970's is a Sapphire. No complaints here! The other is a Diamond, no complaints either haha.

Jeffinslaw

I've had great success with Sapphire. I wouldn't mind having all of them Sapphire biggrin.gif






Ran five stints of 3dmark11 and she passed (gpu p-score ~9.1k).
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After troubleshooting all night, I'm keeping the 670. Its so stable and smooth. The drivers as usual with Nvidia are good. I can't really deal with Amd drivers and niggles as I have enough stress in life. They both scored the same in 3dmark11 and both play really well in a single screen but the Nvidia did much better in triple screens.

Now to find three more 670 4gb and blocks for all of them frown.gif

Any one interested on the 7970, hit me up. I'll throw in an additional Accell adapter for Eyefinity. Maybe your monitors will do better then mine frown.gif
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