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i would recommend the Sapphire HD 7950 boost card over the MSI HD 7950 Twin frozr. the sapphire card has better vrm cooling. the sapphire dual x cooler is also better than msi twin frozr.
Hmm, alright, so you would say it's worth $15 more?

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I wouldn’t waste money on a 7950, Buy a 7970 or just don't bother with 79xx....
7950 is better bang for the buck than the 7970, and at stock there's a very small difference.

And for the CF arguement (check the 6990 which is similar to 6970CF):

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So have you already gotten refund $$? Rma normally refurb or replacement
Well, I live in Norway, so maybe different laws etc. I also turned in my mechanical keyboard a few months back because of a bad key and got a brand new one lol. But it seems like they refund unless they have the same model in stock, which they didn't, so.
Edited by Stefy - 12/11/12 at 10:49am
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Hmm, alright, so you would say it's worth $15 more?

imo yeah definitely .
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imo yeah definitely .
Ok, Sapphire it is then. Thanks again, hehe.
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Proof? I doubt that.

mine does not oc that well. i've seen some that reached 12000 graphics scores but they may have tweaked their bios.

http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/5063226

i said almost as powerful.
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The 7970 is out of the question anyway, too expensive for what it offers imo.

Found a backplate, but only for ref design. Oh well frown.gif The Vapor X is voltage locked as well, shame.
I have a ref sapphire, one of the early unlocked ones devil.gif
    
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Changed my mind again and bought the Vapor-X on impulse. $55 cheaper and it's not voltage locked as previously thought, just got to use the latest Trixx software.
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Changed my mind again and bought the Vapor-X on impulse. $55 cheaper and it's not voltage locked as previously thought, just got to use the latest Trixx software.
really? thats sweet. had a 5870 vapor-x that i bought for folding rig, but after seeing it was vapor locked, immed sold it back. nice find thumb.gif
     
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