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Originally Posted by Hamy144 View Post

In this thread it says they are but on cooling configurator it says it's 7950.

Seems to be a luck of the draw kinda thing then! OCUk have a B Stock GTX670 for £229, tempted by that too.
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Originally Posted by Pedroc1999 View Post

Go on Google Shopper and search it up, you can find it for £40 cheaper. Always look on Google Shopper as it looks for the absolute smallest price.
This the cheapest one there.

http://www.deep-signal.com/msi-ati-radeon-hd-7950---3gb-gddr5-pcie-graphics-card-hdmi-dvi
r7950-twinfrozr-3gd5-v2oc-112320-p.asp

That's ex vat mate.
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Originally Posted by raghu78 View Post

OP the HIS HD 7950 iceq x2 boost uses a reference HD 7970 PCB with 8 + 6 pin power. has more power phases which allow better stability and lower temps for extreme voltage overclocking

you will need to remove the top HDD cage to fit in the card with its stock cooler as its 311mm long. if you put a waterblock then you should have no problems fitting it within 295mm

http://www.fractal-design.com/?view=product&prod=108

http://www.hisdigital.com/un/product2-731.shtml

http://www.legionhardware.com/articles_pages/his_7970_iceq_xsup2_ghz_edition_7950_iceq_xsup2_boost_clock,3.html
http://www.overclockers.com/his-hd-7950-iceq-x2-boost-clock-graphics-card-review
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/HIS/HD_7950_X2_Boost/31.html

the card is compatible with HD 7970 full cover waterblocks. you can check the model no H795QMC3G2M with ekwb's site

www.coolingconfigurator.com

http://www.pixmania.co.uk/uk/uk/12942026/art/his/radeon-hd-7950-iceq-x2-bo.html#srcid=369&CodePromo=oui

Really expensive in the UK tho sadly! Yeah all my cages are out, Im gonna be running Dual 240mm rads in my case.

EDIT: thats a nice deal on Pixmania, good to see ive got a few options.
Edited by Swiftes - 2/19/13 at 8:45am
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I found this for £130! Must be a typo!

http://xbox360.fraffy.com/asus-radeon-hd-7950-directcuii-top-3-gb-gddr5-2/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=base&utm_campaign=19%20Feb%202013%2000:18
     
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I'd say go for this one, although the PCB looks non-ref as it's blue. Quiet fan but still exhausts out of the back of the case unlike all the other non-ref's. smile.gif

Also, take a look at this noise comparison, compared a load of 7950's with videos so you know how loud/quiet they all are.
    
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Originally Posted by Swiftes View Post

Seems to be a luck of the draw kinda thing then! OCUk have a B Stock GTX670 for £229, tempted by that too.
That's ex vat mate.

Sorry bout the misslead. Forgot to check
     
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post #15 of 18

Quite a typo if true.

The site also says it's been reduced from a ridiculous 700 quid. The site contains no contact infomation of the store, only a form to fill in to message. It also doesn't accept Paypal.

The entire site stinks of scam to be honest. Alot of their stuff is far too cheap to be legitimate. A quick domain search turns up this:

http://whois.domaintools.com/fraffy.com

And the postcode provided seems to direct to a residential area. More than likely some foreigner running a scam from his bedroom.
Edited by Thingamajig - 2/19/13 at 8:56am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Pedroc1999 View Post

MSI Lighting is what I recommend for every 79xx card, they have had so much success with it

Good card but he said cheap, they're not cheap compared to other 7950's.

I recommend the Sapphire 7950 Boost. Reference design with full voltage control. High quality product with a first rate board partner.
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I would go for HIS IceQ boost, or Sapphire Boost, they are voltage unlocked, people seem to have lot of success OCing them and both of them have good coolers.
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post #18 of 18
OP, are you planning to do crossfire?

If you are then get the blower fan design otherwise I would recommend an ASUS DCII, Sapphire Vapor-X. A non-reference PCB is a good thing provided that they tested it thoroughly smile.gif
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