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Sweet, you got a great card. This is why I recommend this card even though it has locked voltage and 6+6 power.

What are your temps?

voltage isnt locked on mine. i can go up and down and gpu-z reports the voltage change. kombustor says its 1.25 but its wrong obviously.

temps are around 65c in crysis and kombustor. i will fire up crysis and take a pic of temp
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Originally Posted by john1016 View Post

Sweet, you got a great card. This is why I recommend this card even though it has locked voltage and 6+6 power.

What are your temps?

voltage isnt locked on mine. i can go up and down and gpu-z reports the voltage change. kombustor says its 1.25 but its wrong obviously.

temps are around 65c in crysis and kombustor. i will fire up crysis and take a pic of temp
 
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that's 100% fan. i am afraid that would reduce the life of you gpu.. not sure though.. but the temps are nice.. maybe if you reapply the TIM with something better you can still get same settings for 80% fan..

also how loud is it on 100%
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that's 100% fan. i am afraid that would reduce the life of you gpu.. not sure though.. but the temps are nice.. maybe if you reapply the TIM with something better you can still get same settings for 80% fan..

also how loud is it on 100%

lol ive always run all of my gpus at 100% fan for benching and gaming. fans are rated for thousands of hours.
 
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lol ive always run all of my gpus at 100% fan for benching and gaming. fans are rated for thousands of hours.

what about the noise? i can handle loud fans but if they are hovering like a chopper they tend to bother me biggrin.gif
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what about the noise? i can handle loud fans but if they are hovering like a chopper they tend to bother me biggrin.gif

its quiet enough tongue.gif i use headphones so it dosent bug me
 
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i picked up a myst ed powercolor 7870 tahiti le card for my little cousin and i gotta tell you the thing STOMPS...

i can maxxx the whole thing out without a single hiccup.....vantage stable!!! 1280 core >1600mem (dont remeber exact mem # lost my screenshots on a RAID 0 f'up


really good value for $$$ afaic
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OK I have a dilemma if anyone can help? I want to get the Saphire 7950-2L card with ability to put under water, but it is too big for my Rosewill mid tower by 1/2", and I have a OEM copy of W7 and don't want to pay for another $100 if I have to buy another case.

So should I forget about water and just buy the 7950-3L that will fit, or should I but the 7950-2L and transplant everything to a bigger case? Any thoughts and also suggestions of which case accepts the 7950-2L but isn't too big that it looks like furniture - lol.
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You want the long card. Long cardss for life! (though my titans are a wee bit shorter than my 590 was)

As for cases, there are tons of them. Any of the mid-towers that let you remove an HDD cage will fit pretty much any card on the market. I've really liked my C70 and they've been on sale pretty regularly for $80ish on Newegg and Amazon.
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