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I have a Asus GTX 680 CU II OC card and i have never seen the fan speed above 33% even with a heavy overclock and at that speed its very silent

And Adaptive Vsync is one of the best things to come out in years what it does is fix the problem normal Vsync has.
What its does is limit the FPS to 60 FPS on a 60 MHz monitor or 120 FPS on a 120 MHz and that pevents screen tearing but where normal Vsync can only work at 15/30/60/120 FPS Adaptive Vsync just turns itself off when it goes under 60/120 FPS and it makes the game seems so much more smooth and playable

I've heard plenty of people say the same about their 560 Ti Hawk, yet here I am (and a fair few others). And yeah, like I said, a framelimiter. Won't go above the limit, but isn't stuck with using multiples of 60. In any case, my buddy has a 560 Ti ASUS and he doesn't have any issues either, unlike my other buddy who has the same card as me and wishes MSi would just burn to the ground so I'm inclined to go for that one.

So I'll probably be going for that ASUS 7950. Let's hope this V2 is every bit as good as the 'normal' one because there aren't any reviews out I can find about this particular card. Not in English anyway.
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The only downside to Asus is their RMA sucks if your cards break you might as well try and talk to a brick wall Gigabyte and Sapphire are much better with their RMA
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The only downside to Asus is their RMA sucks if your cards break you might as well try and talk to a brick wall Gigabyte and Sapphire are much better with their RMA

Okay, ASUS is out and can go suck a fat one. Gigabyte is in, or would you recommend that Sapphire one posted on the previous page?
post #14 of 22
Who wouldn't go with Gigabyte's 7950, It will have the lowest load temperature of them all, and it looks better.
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Okay, ASUS is out and can go suck a fat one. Gigabyte is in, or would you recommend that Sapphire one posted on the previous page?

As far as RMA goes , i once rma'd my 6770 , no problems , my card was back within a week .
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As far as RMA goes , i once rma'd my 6770 , no problems , my card was back within a week .

Are you talking about Gigabyte, ASUS or Sapphire? Your current card is an ASUS, but it's a 670 so I'm not sure.
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Are you talking about Gigabyte, ASUS or Sapphire? Your current card is an ASUS, but it's a 670 so I'm not sure.

My previous card was an Asus 6770 , had horrible coil whine , rma'd it and got it back a week after , happened roughly a year ago thumb.gif
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post #18 of 22
GB probably b/c it has the best cooling.
post #19 of 22
I have heard so many horror stories here on OCN with users that has talked about how horrible Asus RMA is but i dont know first hand as i live in Denmark and we dont have RMA here

Last i have only had one Asus product break and that was party my own fault
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id go with sapphire one 299 http://www.alternate.be/html/product/SAPPHIRE/HD_7950_3GB_with_Boost_(11196-19-20G)/1060525/? with boost, beasty card, great reviews smile.gif nice cooler aswell

yeah the sapphire card is a good option. 925mhz clocks. unlocked voltage and good cooler. you can see the card here

http://www.overclock.net/t/1367119/sapphire-100352-3l-hd7950-stripped-for-your-viewing-pleasure

the current versions of gigabyte HD 7950 cards come with 1 ghz boost clocks and locked voltage. 1100 mhz should be easy to achieve. though you need to decide whether the lack of voltage control is ok. . also as far as performance goes the HD 7950 is 3 - 6% slower than HD 7970 at same clocks. with a HD 7950 at 1150 mhz you would be matching HD 7970 at 1100 mhz and GTX 670 (1250 mhz). the HD 7950 boost is a GTX 670 competitor. easily better than GTX 660 Ti.
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