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post #21 of 26
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Running stock its not real loud but its hot and not good for OC's, and...

WOW talk about an upgrade.

Ya I needed the 7870 for a temporary card after selling my leaf blower (HD6990) and having ebay/paypal hold the money for 3weeks.. and then I grabbed the GTX690 but ya now I'm going for SLI Titans wink.gif

But ya back on topic, I've own a HD6970 with the windforce cooler and two of my friends have the 7970 with the windforce cooler, pretty much silent at 100% fans thumb.gif
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post #22 of 26
I sold the triple slot version and bought 2 dual slot cards



The dual slot GTX 680 CU II is the same cooler as on the GTX 670 CU II
Edited by shilka - 5/14/13 at 3:28am
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post #23 of 26
I have the xfx 7870 black edition, and that never goes past 60 degrees on anything, (crysis 3 on ultimate settings) etc...fans never go on full either but even when I do on Catalyst, its not that loud, my processor fan is louder and that's only one....

Im not a cooling nut either yet, only got 2 crappy case fans in :').
post #24 of 26
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I have the xfx 7870 black edition, and that never goes past 60 degrees on anything, (crysis 3 on ultimate settings) etc...fans never go on full either but even when I do on Catalyst, its not that loud, my processor fan is louder and that's only one....

Im not a cooling nut either yet, only got 2 crappy case fans in :').

Your talking about 78xx not 79xx cards...
     
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post #25 of 26
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guys i decided to go with the MSI GTX670 Power Edition.

it overclocks insanely well & kinda outperforms the 7970 OC'd


I'm still a fan of AMD tho =P

I'll wait for the HD8970 / HD8990 hoping that it performs ALOT better than 7970.
Hope AMD changes their driver support also.. we need better quality with that.
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post #26 of 26
I've been through three XFX DD 7970s over five months and am now asking them for a reference version, if they wont comply i'll be forced to ask for my money back. All three my DD 7970s ran at the wrong clocks and artifact at stock as well. They for some odd reason ran at 1000/1425. Voltage was locked as well. I bought a Diamond reference 7970 for 420$ and love it. Though i'm still down 400$ from the XFX crap. I need to find some way to get my money back.

As the others have said XFX DD is crap stay away.
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