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post #11 of 19
go for the Sapphire HD 7950 boost with dual x cooler. get an active mini displayport to dvi adapter . this is ati eyefinity certified adapter

http://www.amazon.com/Accell-B087B-006B-DisplayPort-Single-Link-Certified/dp/B004071ZXA/
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post #12 of 19
Because the Vapor-X has more power phases, it would run cooler compared to the Dual-X.
post #13 of 19
What do you mean? The Dual-X cooler is only slightly worse for cooling the core, but has considerably better VRM cooling... unless the still unconfirmed reports that the 8+8pin V-X has improved VRM cooling.
post #14 of 19
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Found some reviews with nice pictures for the Vapor X and dual X. It seems as if they use the same pcb, but the vapor x has a 8 pin instead of a 6 pin and has two more vrms mounted. As for vrm cooling, the vapor X looks bigger and the ram modules are cooled directly by the vapor chamber. It also overclocked better, but that is probaply just luck.
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post #15 of 19
going to go against the grain here, and state that i have a powercolor 7950, and its great, volt unlocked, currently hits 1280 under water at 1.3v, 1370 at 1.381v, although i did run it stable 1250 on air, just didnt like temps, noise is aboslutely fine.
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post #16 of 19
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Originally Posted by jdc122 View Post

going to go against the grain here, and state that i have a powercolor 7950, and its great, volt unlocked, currently hits 1280 under water at 1.3v, 1370 at 1.381v, although i did run it stable 1250 on air, just didnt like temps, noise is aboslutely fine.


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post #17 of 19
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Wich version do you have? In your signature it says you got the pcs version, wich is different than the v2 I was talking about, but does it come with vrm heatsinks?
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post #18 of 19
Its currently under water, but I have the old heatsink, ill find it for you later. The v2 definitely has heatsinks afaik the v3 doesn't...
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post #19 of 19
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Ok, thanks for the hassle smile.gif
But I'll have to check with my retailer anyway, because the powercolor card is not listet to include the never settle bundle, if not I definately would go with something else. You don't get 120€ of free games every day biggrin.gif
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