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Do not buy Gigafail cards. You will not be happy.

Please elaborate?

They be voltage locked. No bueno heffe. biggrin.gif
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They be voltage locked. No bueno heffe. biggrin.gif

so because they have the voltage locked they are fail?
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Opinions vary,but...
overclocking and voltage locked are sorta contradictory,no?
My MSI TFFIII w/7970 PCB has unlocked core AND memory volts-really stretches out,esp on water.
My x-fired Sapphire Dual x's(7950/ref pcb) have same,both adjust in MSI AB-currently 1100/1475 @ 1.25/1.635 under water,never see upwards of 48c when gaming...
7970's are great for plug & play,but unlocked 7950's are hard to beat...
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