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Just a couple quick question before I place my order for three of these.

Is this a reference card with 7970 PCB?

Which would be better cooling on a tech bench, that or this?

Who has better customer support for RMAs?

Thanks!
post #2 of 5
The Twin Frozr III will run much cooler and quieter. Read reviews about them but I believe the new V2 version of the Asus DirectCUII cooler is quieter and then the Gigabyte Windforce is even better.

If you are def going with MSI I would get the one with the Twin Frozr.

Don't know about the PCB thing good question though. I think that card has a version that is the 7970 PCB but I don't think the one you linked to is it. The 7970 board should have a 8+6 pin power.
Edited by givmedew - 6/19/13 at 2:49pm
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MSI Twin Frozr III 7950 is 7950 pcb with boost only

Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB DDR5 HDMI/DVI-I/Dual Mini DisplayPort PCI-Express Graphics Card with Boost 21196-00-20G

^^^^ that I do not know biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by yoyo711 View Post

7950 pcb with boost only

There's your answer

http://www.amazon.com/MSI-DisplayPort-R7950-TF-3GD5/dp/B00CKH1MM6/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1371678795&sr=8-8&keywords=msi+7950

Extra $10 probably worth it.
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Thanks all, but I ended up going with the Sapphire cards. Guaranteed 7970 PCB but on a 6+6 connector, which is weird, but I won't complain. Extra $30 per card didn't seem worth it to me in hindsight.
Hope I don't regret it biggrin.gif
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