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This pretty much, but I would suggest staying with a reference design if you are planning on water cooling. This will give you the most options for water blocks.
Why stay away from MSI?
MSI ... Explosion-grade biggrin.gif
XFX ... Horror stories biggrin.gif
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Im actually surprised people actually still consider XFX
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So the Sapphire 7970 with boost is what I should go with ok. How high will it overclock?
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Im actually surprised people actually still consider XFX
they had their time back in the day. someone who fell off the wheel for couple of years will not know how horrible they are now.
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MSI ... Explosion-grade biggrin.gif
XFX ... Horror stories biggrin.gif

What do you mean by "MSI ... Explosion grade"?
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MSI ... Explosion-grade biggrin.gif
XFX ... Horror stories biggrin.gif

I haven't seen any stories of MSI 7970s exploding. Or are you referring to the exploding motherboards from a few years back?
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Now i'am stuck between the Gigabyte version and the sapphire
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rajwii64 - mate I'm gonna make it easy for you ...

Look into my eyes and count to 10 backwards real slow and picture 3 fans spinning nice and quietly ! And 1 more yrs warranty!

Your sorted now arnt you? thumb.gif
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Hmmmm I will think about it
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