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post #11 of 27
Question is does it use a 7970 PCB?
    
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post #12 of 27
Nope, it's a reference 7950 PCB

There's only one 7950 remaining that still uses a 7970 PCB and it's usually out of stock.
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post #13 of 27
Damn anyway to confirm this?

Looking for a Water block...
    
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post #14 of 27
http://www.coolingconfigurator.com/step1_complist

you can check any card on there for compatability. The only remaining 7950 that is for sure still using a 7970 PCB is this one:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161429

There's also a chance that some Twin Frozr 3's may still use the 7970 PCB but there are no guarantees.

I actually just went through the same thing and I was able to snatch up the HIS card I linked above when it was in stock for like 2 seconds lol


for anyone interested, this waterblock should work. Although it's not really in stock atm, you can order and they'll ship when it is in stock.

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/15577/ex-blc-1081/EK_Radeon_HD_7950_VGA_Liquid_Cooling_Block_-_Acetal_Electroless_Nickel_Plated_EK-FC7950_-_AcetalEN_Nickel.html?tl=g30c309s1626&id=kaAEHeMn
Edited by CaptainChaos - 3/2/13 at 2:01pm
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post #16 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hokies83 View Post

Damn anyway to confirm this?

Looking for a Water block...

 

A dead give away: any 7950 with a coolers in the middle uses a 7950 PCB and not a 7970 one.

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post #17 of 27
Pretty sure the Vapor X 7950 is still 7970 pcb, I bought last week and it has two 8 pin connectors.
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post #18 of 27
The vapor X uses a custom PCB. There are not full cover blocks for it.

Reference PCB's mainly use 8+6 pin connectors.
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post #19 of 27
Anybody else having issues at check out? trying ot get my 3rd one and it says Promo code error please try again...

There is an issue with promo code EMCYTZT3014. Please check promo code again or contact customer service.
Edited by Hokies83 - 3/2/13 at 8:51pm
    
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post #20 of 27
which one will OC better? this or the sapphire?
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