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Still waiting for the 7950 Twin Frozr Boost Edition Talon Attack Hawk Turbo Nitro OC eXtreme Gamer Platinum III Overkill Ultra Alpha Dominance FTW Superclock Classified FPB Windforce Lightning Mpower Military Titan Slayer So Fast You Cant Even Touch Me edition

Need even more fixing!
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post #32 of 38
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My current TF3 does 1200/1500 on stock clocks. I got lucky.
Out of curiosity, did it come with 8+6 pin connectors? I just ordered one for in store pickup but I'm only interested if it uses the 7970 PCB.
Both I got were 6+6. From what I've heard all the 8+6 have dried up. I had to exchange my first one because of fan buzzing but they both overclocked pretty well and I pumped 1.25v with no issues. Unless you are putting it under water I really don't see what the big deal is with the 6+6.
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Both I got were 6+6. From what I've heard all the 8+6 have dried up. I had to exchange my first one because of fan buzzing but they both overclocked pretty well and I pumped 1.25v with no issues. Unless you are putting it under water I really don't see what the big deal is with the 6+6.

Agreed. The ASIC on my card is only 62.2%, but I am at a completely stable overclock of 1200/1575 @ the stock boost voltage of 1.25v. The cards temps max out at 57c under the heaviest load. I have never seen it get hotter than that. I just bought a Sapphire Dual-x Boost Edition 6 + 6 pin 7950 to crossfire with the TFIII so hopefully I have luck with it being a decent chip. I have never crossfired or even SLI'd before so hopefully it works out with minimal problems.
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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)

Mine does that vibration thing as well but only when I crank up the fan manually to 100% on its way up it will vibrate a bit. But on its stock fan curve it doesnt vibrate and its silent! ! I hear my psu fan more then anything else lol.


The biggest problem I had with mine was coil whine was insanely loud!! But for some reason.....it only does it at stock 950mhz ....when I oc it even on stock volts it goes away lol


Also Amazon has a few in stock but they need there heads tested $469!!!

www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B0082D58P4/ref=mp_s_a_1?qid=1361721318&sr=8-7&pi=SL75
Edited by tx-jose - 2/24/13 at 8:02am
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post #35 of 38
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Uh oh Spaghetti O's

lol.

I received my 7950 TF3 OC Boost Edition a few days ago, runs very quiet and cool. Afterburner is limited to boost voltage (1.25v) and CCC clocks of 1200MHz, but Trixx can go up to 1400MHz and any voltage you want.

Just enable unofficial overclocking in AB
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I'm waiting for the flashable BIOS now.
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Both I got were 6+6. From what I've heard all the 8+6 have dried up. I had to exchange my first one because of fan buzzing but they both overclocked pretty well and I pumped 1.25v with no issues. Unless you are putting it under water I really don't see what the big deal is with the 6+6.

Yup. it's just for watercooling that I need 8+6

thanks!
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sent in my reg 7950 and they sent this one back to me...its aight
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