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Check the newegg reviews on this card. There's a high rate of DOA failures.

what card do you suggest?

Anything Sapphire and MSI have my vote
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If you are going to watercool a 7970 get a Diamond one, they overclock like crazy.

It's a luck of the draw, he could just as well get a terrible overclocker with any gpu manufacturer.

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But Diamond are above average for good overclocking, but as you say it is still silicon lottery.


It's true that its luck of the draw, but I haven't see many true reference cards that clock for crap. However I do see a lot of the boost cards run like junk.
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