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So I just got A HD5770 for Xmas, the sapphire edition to be exact. I put it in my rig, boot up, and install the drivers: it worked flawlessly! I fire up MSI afterburner, unlimit the clocks in the .CFG file and get straight to 985 on the core, ON STOCK VOLTS! This card is a phenomenal overclocker. The heatsink isn't bad ether, maxed at 70*C. You can get the card here and for only £100 I think It's pretty damn good value. The only problem is now I am massively CPU bottlenecked!
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Originally Posted by overclocker23578 View Post
So I just got A HD5770 for Xmas, the sapphire edition to be exact. I put it in my rig, boot up, and install the drivers: it worked flawlessly! I fire up MSI afterburner, unlimit the clocks in the .CFG file and get straight to 985 on the core, ON STOCK VOLTS! This card is a phenomenal overclocker. The heatsink isn't bad ether, maxed at 70*C. You can get the card here and for only £100 I think It's pretty damn good value. The only problem is now I am massively CPU bottlenecked!
Good to hear that you like your new card , is it the vapor-x edition ?
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Good to hear that you like your new card , is it the vapor-x edition ?
No, but it does have a custom heatsink and PCB (slightly smaller than reference)
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Awesome, the 5770's do oc like beasts. Great x-mas gift! I love mine.
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I got my woman the same thing for xmas on her WoW rig.
Now she has more GPU power than me..
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post #6 of 17
I have the same card is runs surprisingly cool

i think its the V3

v1- ref PCB w/ batman cooler
v2 - Egg cooler (somethings with striped down pcb)
v3 - Custom cooler with new PCB design

post #7 of 17
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Going to upgrade my CPU to a q8400 or something, get more RAM and then go Xfire. Just been playing metro 2033 in 1080p with mid settings directx 11 and have been getting ~40FPS
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post #8 of 17
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I have the same card is runs surprisingly cool

i think its the V3

v1- ref PCB w/ batman cooler
v2 - Egg cooler (somethings with striped down pcb)
v3 - Custom cooler with new PCB design
How high does yours OC? Are they all this good or is mine just special?
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Does it have Voltage Control?
    
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post #10 of 17
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No, unfortunately, or I'd be hitting like 1,100MHz. I tried to mod the BIOS with RBE but no luck
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