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post #11 of 38
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Originally Posted by tx-jose View Post

that's why i wont let go of my Sapphire 7950 OC....it does 1000Mhz on stock volts....and its the non boost card with the 7970PCb 8+6 pin

I made a mistake. You can only see the first pci-e power connector which is 6-pin, I though the 8-pin was at the end so there is still hope for a 7970 pcb. Anyway those pics are probably just the standard 7950 not the new boost edition.

I lucked out and got the TF3 7950 with 7970 pcb, oc champion with 93% asic thumb.gif
post #12 of 38
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Originally Posted by Phoriver View Post

1.25v in AB isn't bad. way more voltage than the TF3 cooler can handle anyway.

Edit: Looking at the pictures I see a 6pin pci-e connector.. sigh. No 7970 pcb :'(

The problem is you can't use less than 1.25v in AB. With Trixx you can. And yes, mine is a 2x 6-pin board... no 7970 PCB for me.
 
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post #13 of 38
I have the new MSI TF3 Boost Edition and I was able to achieve an overclock of 1200/1575 on the stock voltage (Boosts up to 1.25). I have maxed the sliders in Afterburner so I guess I'll just stop there. The voltage is locked in AB to 1.125v idle and 1.25v under load, but you can change it using trixx. Like the OP mentioned you can also use Trixx to bring the voltage up higher than AB lets you. Anyways, if you are thinking of getting this card do it! It is amazing!
post #14 of 38
The MSI R7950 I rma'd last month was a boost edition on non-7970 pcb. So they have been in the wild for a few weeks.
post #15 of 38
Mmmm, looks great as always. I started out jealous, but then realized it wasn't on a 7970 pcb, surprisingly enough my XFX is.
     
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post #16 of 38
my 7950 TFIII has 7979 board 8, 6 pin power. Does 1020 on 1.05v stable with stock ram speed. probably could push more but fan's way too loud. need to set up my WC
Overall really happy with MSI graphics cards. thumb.gif
post #17 of 38
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Originally Posted by Fullmetalaj0 View Post

Just got 2 normal twn frozrs a few days ago, love em.

Did they have the 7970 PCB?
And if so, where did you buy them?
I need to get a twin for mine, so I need the 7970 PCB.

Thanks


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post #18 of 38
If they have the 8 pin and 6 pin that makes it the 7970 pcb?
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post #19 of 38
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If they have the 8 pin and 6 pin that makes it the 7970 pcb?

Correct.
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post #20 of 38
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that's why i wont let go of my Sapphire 7950 OC....it does 1000Mhz on stock volts....and its the non boost card with the 7970PCb 8+6 pin

have the same card biggrin.gif

though my only problem with it (maybe it's only me) is that at certain fan speeds it vibrates and it's annoying. (i guess it vibrates to a certain frequency created by fan speeds. after a little while it mostly stops and i guess it most likely my dusty rig and environment that caused it but not sure)

another B**ch with this card is to find another one. can't find it locally, can't find it in any US based shop, can't find it on eBay etc. if i plan to go the wet road (water cooling) and getting a second card it's hard to find blocks. its either i get another 7950 and find a block that fits with both 7950 and 7970 or get a 7970 and have the unconventional monster of CF. (7950&7970)
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