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Will a 7970 Ref block fit on my TFIII 7950 (2x6pin version)

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I can't find a 7950 block in stock near my area, so I was wondering if the 7970 blocks would work.
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Take your card out and look down by the pin for a serial number.

The 7970/7950 which the 7950 uses the 7970 pcb board with a serial of 109-C38637-xx (xx is revision number)

and there's the straight 7950 reference board with a serial of 109-C38137-xx (xx is revision number)


If it's the C38637 then a 7970 block would work on it, it also needs to look like this




This one is your board, so as you can see, it won't work.



which actually looks a lot like the Sapphire 7950 PCB that works with blocks like the Swiftech Komodo or the EK FC7950 that uses a serial of 109-C38137



So from what I've heard, if you take your heatsink off and snap a picture of us we'll tell you for sure. What "area" are you looking in, if it's in the U.S. I can link you a waterblock.

Also you have the option of using the universal GPU waterblocks.
Edited by SpykeZ - 3/15/13 at 11:21pm
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