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Try to be more open minded. What if they run lower voltage only to meet the TDP target (because they are too leaky and would exceed the design TDP with higher volts)?
This is exactly what Dave Baumann said. Nothing less nothing more.

I don't know if this is true as the only way to prove is to have several identical cards with different asics and to compare them.
What I know is that my 87% ASIC score is extremely leaky.
Edited by glina - 2/16/13 at 2:34pm
post #22 of 52
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Try to be more open minded. What if they run lower voltage only to meet the TDP target (because they are too leaky and would exceed the design TDP with higher volts)?
This is exactly what Dave Baumann said. Nothing less nothing more.

Just like JFAMD who has disappeared after the Bulldozer fiasco. Dude said a lot of things and all turned out to be not true.
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My 5870 runs 1.6v right nOw withouth any problems @ 1100mhz smile.gif i love this card. Max temps are 40c and vrm @ 88c smile.gif
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My 5870 runs 1.6v right nOw withouth any problems @ 1100mhz smile.gif i love this card. Max temps are 40c and vrm @ 88c smile.gif

good gravy! drool.gif
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Just like JFAMD who has disappeared after the Bulldozer fiasco. Dude said a lot of things and all turned out to be not true.

I don't know that case, but I think the OP of this thread has a valid point.

How do you explain the fact that GHZ edition 7970s generally have an ASIC quality of ~60%?
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Just like JFAMD who has disappeared after the Bulldozer fiasco. Dude said a lot of things and all turned out to be not true.

I don't know that case, but I think the OP of this thread has a valid point.

How do you explain the fact that GHZ edition 7970s generally have an ASIC quality of ~60%?


Why would I explain it? How do you get the idea that it needs explaining? How did you arrive at the presumption there there is a correlation? Where is your proof that ghz are generally 60-70%?
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Why would I explain it? How do you get the idea that it needs explaining? How did you arrive at the presumption there there is a correlation? Where is your proof that ghz are generally 60-70%?

This:
http://www.google.com/search?q=7970+ghz+edition+asic+quality

do the homework and you'll find your answers

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Out of the three cards we've laid our hands on, the ASIC quality readings ranged from 59.8% to 61% - lower than the 70-80% that we've had on our bunch of other older 7970s. That said, we could run the new cards at 1.3V with MSI Afterburner without tripping the overvoltage protection and attained core frequencies of between 1260MHz and 1290MHz, slightly higher than the older cards.
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This:
http://www.google.com/search?q=7970+ghz+edition+asic+quality

do the homework and you'll find your answers

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Lol do your homework at tsm. Just rofl biggrin.gif
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in the official 7970 owners club i counted roughly 9 ghz edition card owners all but 2 have lower than 70 percent asic quality.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/pub?key=0AoeARoYueiKXdGhhU1NWMTdhS2h1aEczV0REc3Jkb2c&chrome=false&gid=0
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post #30 of 52
This is sillyness.


DO THE GHZ CARDS SCALE VOLTAGE VIA ASIC????


NO.


What did they do, they locked the freaking voltage. Thus it's a tarp lol.



Oh btw, what's the voltage on GHZ cards again?
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