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lol

Honestly XFX is the EVGA of the AMD world. Their cards are usually the best looking. (thats one of the reasons I went with them, length being the main reason)


I dont understand the anger. lol He wants a XFX 7970 so just help hime figure out how to overclock via BIOS flash or something.

The black editions from my experiances have a better chance at overclocking at stock volts.

You choose cards for their length?

Try real quality, get an MSI or Sapphire.
     
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They're the evga in so far as they're an exclusive partner.

In terms of quality? HECK. no. Got mad respect for EVGA

lol I should have clarified. Looks wise. biggrin.gif


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You choose cards for their length?

Try real quality, get an MSI or Sapphire.


Yes

Why is that hard to believe?

If I would have had the space, my first choice would have been msi hawk 7870's or a single 7970. They were too long and would not fit though.
Edited by sinnedone - 2/12/13 at 3:50pm
   
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It is hard to believe... most cases don't have a problem.
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It is hard to believe... most cases don't have a problem.


lol

Im not working with a normal case. wink.gif
   
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The fact that you don't have a rig... makes it difficult for us to know that you even have a non-standard case. wink.gif
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lol

your right I should fill that section out.

*EDIT* Sig section filled biggrin.gif *EDIT*

sorry op for the ot
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I just got a XFX 7970 DD (non black). It was 2nd hand from a guy but it was near new. The guy didnt use it much.
I have cross fired it, raised the volts to 1.21 and the clocks to 1100/1550. I did no proper overclock testing just put it at that and then it works.
The cooler looks fine. Not as beefy as my saphire 7970 but that takes up 3 slots and the XFX expells more air from the case than the saphire.. The temps for both when gaming are within a few degrees of each other and I have no complaints.
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It is a shame there is so much hate for the XFX, people will not help the guy. The thread has gone completely off topic. rolleyes.gif
     
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OP if you're watercooling anyway why do you care about how the card looks? You're not using the default heatsink or cover anyway.

If you worry about damaging the card and you want good warranty to feel safe, and XFX actually has better warranty than the others, then I see no reason not to choose the XFX card since you are watercooling anyway and you'll have good performance.
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OP if you're watercooling anyway why do you care about how the card looks? You're not using the default heatsink or cover anyway.

If you worry about damaging the card and you want good warranty to feel safe, and XFX actually has better warranty than the others, then I see no reason not to choose the XFX card since you are watercooling anyway and you'll have good performance.

THANK YOU

Jesus, all I want to know is if I can overvolt a 7970 from XFX. I'm going to put a waterblock on it and I still would like the card to be replaced for free if something goes wrong. NO OTHER MANUFACTURER HAS A LIFETIME WARRANTY! All I really want to know is which card from XFX will most likely let me overvolt it (with tweaking) if any.
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