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MSI just released these cards:

http://www.msi.com/product/vga/R7970-TF-3GD5-BE.html#?div=Feature

Not sure if this belongs in hardware news or here, but here's some press releases:

http://www.guru3d.com/news_story/msi_radeon_hd_7970_twinfrozr_iii_boost_edition.html
http://www.techpowerup.com/182614/MSI-Rolls-Out-Radeon-HD-7970-Boost-Edition-Graphics-Card.html
http://videocardz.com/40844/msi-launches-radeon-hd-7970-twinfrozr-iii-boost-edition

Anybody have any other info on them?

They seem to have a moderate overclock of 975 MHz, the TwinFrozr III cooler. Not sure if it's a custom PCB though, but looks it looks like better than stock parts on the board based on their website.

Basically it looks like something "better" than the stock, but in MSI's hierarchy, worse than the Lightning.

Edit:
http://www.tomshardware.com/news/MSI-Radeon-HD7970-AMD-Boost,21954.html

It looks like it is a custom PCB, according to Tom's.
Edited by CrazyElf - 4/11/13 at 8:19pm
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voltage locked or unlocked?
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Any way to merge the threads?
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Most likely not you can ask an admin to merge them but i would just take the info you have and post it over there.
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Most likely not you can ask an admin to merge them but i would just take the info you have and post it over there.

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