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Originally Posted by srsparky32 View Post

tubing came off the cpu block and dumped water all over the gpu. the pcb was water logged. luckily nothing else was damaged. just my ego, and my card. my ego will be fine by tomorrow i hope my card is too
were you using barbs or compression fittings?
NVM
looks like you were using barbs
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bought the TF3 7950. selling 680 once i get a replacement. i also bought worm clamps and 45 degree rotary fittings. ill be back on water and gaming again by the end of the week thumb.gif
 
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post #53 of 84
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bought the TF3 7950. selling 680 once i get a replacement. i also bought worm clamps and 45 degree rotary fittings. ill be back on water and gaming again by the end of the week thumb.gif

Lets hope you get a TFIII with the 7970 PCB. If there still out there..
 
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post #54 of 84
Your first mistake was going under water.
thumb.gif
But we have had that discussion before.

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post #55 of 84
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Originally Posted by bustacap22 View Post

Lets hope you get a TFIII with the 7970 PCB. If there still out there..

how do i know if i got a 7970 pcb?

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Your first mistake was going under water.
thumb.gif
But we have had that discussion before.

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no, my first mistake was not clamping the tubing.
 
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post #56 of 84
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how do i know if i got a 7970 pcb?
no, my first mistake was not clamping the tubing.

Usually you can tell if your board has an 8+6 pin connector. Also, on the side of the card (not the side of the I/O shield) you should be seeing 4 screw holes. Here is a link with pictures as well.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1284472/how-to-know-if-my-twin-frozr-iii-r7950-has-7970-pcb
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looks like the only upside to having a 7970 pcb is waterblock compatability which dosent matter much to me because i dont have any interest in putting my GPU under water. i just really only do CPU because its the one that is most required..a 7950 runs so cold that water is kind of a waste on it in my eyes.
 
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looks like the only upside to having a 7970 pcb is waterblock compatability which dosent matter much to me because i dont have any interest in putting my GPU under water. i just really only do CPU because its the one that is most required..a 7950 runs so cold that water is kind of a waste on it in my eyes.

the quality of the VRM, capcitors and chokes are better on the HD 7970 PCB. So you will have better stability while overclocking. Also the performance with higher quality components will be slightly better for the same overclocked speeds compared to a cheaper PCB.
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the quality of the VRM, capcitors and chokes are better on the HD 7970 PCB. So you will have better stability while overclocking. Also the performance with higher quality components will be slightly better for the same overclocked speeds compared to a cheaper PCB.

good point. in that case i hope i have a 7970 pcb. if i dont no hair off my back at least i wont be using HD4000 anymore. this is the worst experience ever lol
 
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7950 gets a bit hot under OC'ing if you do it at all. Mine using the Dual Fan from Sapphire was 70-75C underload with it overclocked to 1150/1550. Under water it's sitting at 39C under full load with an OC of 1200/1600
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