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I can send my 7970 vapor-x bios to you when I get back home tomorrow.
     
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post #12 of 19
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i did delete it,than voltage slider showed up and it goes to 1.3 but voltages dont change,
i set force constant voltage and all that what u nedd for overclocking in affterburner settings
but with no use
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post #13 of 19
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that woud be great! btw what bios is yours?

if is same as mine than it's no use

getting really frustrated with this card isn't it supposed to be powerd one 6 and one 8 pin power connector?

whell my is dual 8 pin power? that is on vapor-x 6gb card if i am not mistaken
Edited by doza - 11/3/13 at 3:13am
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I don't remember what bios it is but I guess we'll see tomorrow.
     
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post #15 of 19
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Ukkooh i just tested your bios and it' giving me same resaults and vdrops as mine bios

if on default gpu voltage (for this card it's 1.256v) i am geting redouts in gpu.z about 1.90v, so it's a big vdrop.
if i put voltage slider to 1.30v i am getting a voltage redout about 1.23, big vrop
thing is i am stable at 1215mhz stock volts 1.256v(1.90v) or at 1.30v (1.23v) but that vdrop is awful

does your card have vdrop like mine?

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Edited by doza - 11/3/13 at 5:02pm
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Ukkooh i just tested your bios and it' giving me same resaults and vdrops as mine bios

if on default gpu voltage (for this card it's 1.256v) i am geting redouts in gpu.z about 1.90v, so it's a big vdrop.
if i put voltage slider to 1.30v i am getting a voltage redout about 1.23, big vrop
thing is i am stable at 1215mhz stock volts 1.256v(1.90v) or at 1.30v (1.23v) but that vdrop is awful

does your card have vdrop like mine?

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Graphics Score 9765

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haven't tried to oc memory yet

If a Sapphire 7950/7970 vapor x has 2x 8pin its the second series and uses elpida ram.

Coil whine is common if bad components are used. Same for vdrop. Should have bought a seasonic / corsair AXi psu.

You can get bios for your card here http://www.techpowerup.com/vgabios/index.php?architecture=ATI&manufacturer=Sapphire&model=HD+7970&interface=&memType=&memSize= . they have a large database of vga bios.

The "Blue" button is for bios switch from 1 to 2 or in your case from "default" to "boost". you don't have to press it everytime you boot up. just leave it on or off.

If you don't want to use any bios from techpowerup i can edit one for you, just send me your uploaded bios with a link from mediafire.com. sent me a PM with your wanted clocks / voltage.
Edited by Takla - 11/3/13 at 5:17pm
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If a Sapphire 7950/7970 vapor x has 2x 8pin its the second series and uses elpida ram.

Could you post some sources on this second series stuff? I'd be interested in learning the differences between them.
     
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post #18 of 19
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uf Takla

i flashed moded bios restarted comp and got error code i think it's 62 and no boot up or screen (last time i had 62 code when i tried dead graphic card in my computer)
i had a problems flashing to my def bios as i needed to boot comp with switch 1 bios and in windows turn switch 2 bios (blue button) i had to flash it 3 times and finally it flashed to def bios and it worked
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finally fixed vdrop with afterburner, trixx is useless!
what ever voltage i set in ab i get wery low oscillation in voltage slider can go up to 1.3v

used 280x vapor-x bios!
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