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post #11 of 20
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Update:

It seems GA WF3 is now voltage locked;

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post #12 of 20
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I will go for the GA anyway.

It seems not everyone is getting them Voltage Locked.

The Sapphire Dual-x cooler isnt that good for OC, only lefting Vapor X.

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post #13 of 20
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Originally Posted by Tasm View Post

I will go for the GA anyway.
It seems not everyone is getting them Voltage Locked. The Sapphire Dual-x cooler isnt that good for OC, only lefting Vapor X. thumb.gif

yeah the gigabyte hd 7950 is a good choice. also there is an F3 boost bios which gigabyte removed from their website which can be got on these forums. 1 Ghz boost clocks and higher voltage . should allow to hit 1.1 - 1.15 Ghz at stock voltage with the F3 bios. thumb.gif
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+1 for the Gigabyte
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post #15 of 20
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Yes, i will take my chances.

I hope it comes unlocked, maybe it was only a locked batch.

Still, if you look at the market, the MSI 7950 TFIII are having many problems, the Sapphire/powercolor arent at my top list, they are brands i like to avoid.

So, the GA is my choise thumb.gif
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Are there any 7950's with two dual link dvi ports?
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54.4% ASIC quality, i am very disapointed mad.gif
post #18 of 20
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54.4% ASIC quality, i am very disapointed mad.gif
I would take that ASIC reading with a grain of salt, since it doesn't necessarily mean the card won't clock well.
Edited by DerComissar - 12/11/12 at 10:52pm
    
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post #19 of 20
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Stay away from GA.

The first one was defective, randomly freezing.

The replacement one, i recieved it today, is defective too, i wont show any image.

GA must be cutting badly in QC.

Just get ASUS or MSI, much better manufacturing quality.

Or HIS/CLUB3D - they are growing.
post #20 of 20
Weird that everyone ignored MSI TFIII, newest TFIII-cards are built on 7970 PCB and it seems they overclock very well on low voltage, I played full BF3 round on mine with 1150 core @1,106v and I´ve read about similar results from other users as well.
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