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Ok recieved my 1st MSI Lightning 7970 Boosted Edition, very pretty card. And have done nothing but install the latest 12.11 Beta drivers, i haven't touched the CCC yet since i'm not familiar with it. Anyway i went straight in and ran 3DMark11. Is this score about right given the system?

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Single MSI 7970 Lightning Boosted Edition @ Stock Speeds [Core: 1150Mhz Memory: 1500Mhz]

P11,131
http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/5055019

I must say though, this card runs rather cool thumb.gif
 
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Yes its in the right range. thumb.gif
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install the latest 12.10 cap 1. the CAP (Catalyst application profiles) improve even single GPU performance and game compatibility with the latest game releases.

once you have tested your card with heaven and 3d mark 11 you can try out games like BF3. 1.15 Ghz out of the box is awesome. thumb.gif
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Just curious, what's your asic %?
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Just curious, what's your asic %?

Not sure where i'd find that
 
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Run gpuz, click the top left corner pcb icon.
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Quote:
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Run gpuz, click the top left corner pcb icon.

ASIC 65.6%
 
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Run gpuz, click the top left corner pcb icon.

ASIC 65.6%

That's what I thought. They seem to pick the low asic for the cold aspect of the card.
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That's what I thought. They seem to pick the low asic for the cold aspect of the card.

ie; lower = better overclocking on water?
 
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That's what I thought. They seem to pick the low asic for the cold aspect of the card.

ie; lower = better overclocking on water?

60% ish is more LN2 area, ie. cold. What it boils down to is that your card loves volts if you can keep it cool enough.
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