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hey guys its me again, i finally bought the sapphire 7970 dual x , and i got 5games aswell XD,just want to know is this a reference pcb 7970, if not can i stll flash ont of the bios to the Ghz edition thanks guys,
     
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Probably but why? Open ab and just oc a bit your card. No need for bios
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oh i thought the ghz edition is better on ocing and voltage and more stable
     
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it might lock your voltage control
 
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for some reason my card cant oc even just to 1050 mhz when i run 3d mark it will black screen and then 3d mark error
     
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which is the exact model you bought. is it the Sapphire HD 7970 (925 mhz) or Sapphire HD 7970 OC (1 ghz) . also is it a blue PCB with model no 11197-03-40G or a brown PCB. try voltage tweaking wih sapphire trixx. thats a better option than flashing the BIOS.
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Sapphire HD 7970 OC (1 ghz) with a blue pcb
     
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Originally Posted by Raf Leung View Post

Sapphire HD 7970 OC (1 ghz) with a blue pcb

there are two BIOSes on your card. the BIOS switch is near the CF connector. if the first BIOS does not respond well to voltage overclocking switch to second one and try. use sapphire trixx. max out board power to +20% and bump up voltage in 0.05v increments. eg: if stock voltage is 1.175v push it to 1.225v and see if you can hit 1.1 ghz and then 1.15 ghz.
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which one is the voltage ?vddc?
     
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which one is the voltage ?vddc?

yeah. core voltage is vddc.
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