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Need some thoughts on "SAPPHIRE HD 7970 3GB GDDR5" Graphics Card?

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Just wondering, I have been reading some reviews online and a handful of people have seem to have gotten issues with this graphics card. Any thoughts on it?
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Got 2 of them in crossfire. Never had any issue with them. Play everything all maxed out.
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Sapphire makes some of the best AMD cards out there; you should have no worries buying one.

Also, as a few have said, wrong section. biggrin.gif
    
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Clicked this thread thinking

"hey, I have two of those, maybe there is an article on why sapphires are better than other brands".

You got me OP. You got me.
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moved
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+1, great cards. I have two Sapphire HD 7970s, they run great and overclock well with a moderate voltage bump hovering around the unsafe temperature zone but never getting too hot with the stock sapphire cooler. I'd get another two if I had the extra cash to spare (would need a new motherboard to fit them... then I'd have to find a good DAC to replace my sound card as there wouldn't be any room for it!)... they are so cheap right now ;(
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