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I just found this out. On the bottom of the PCI bracket of the ASUS 6970 video card, mine reads REV A. On the bottom of the PCI bracket of the new colored PCB ASUS 6970 that is on Newegg it reads REV B. Wonder what all is different from the original. I am sure something is different besides the PCB color being different or it still would say REV A on the PCI bracket. Take a look at the pictures. It is hard to see REV B in the picture on the right but if you look hard and close you can see it reads REV B.
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I think I got revision B then.
Black PCB.
    
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I just found this out. On the bottom of the PCI bracket of the ASUS 6970 video card, mine reads REV A. On the bottom of the PCI bracket of the new colored PCB ASUS 6970 that is on Newegg it reads REV B. Wonder what all is different from the original. I am sure something is different besides the PCB color being different or it still would say REV A on the PCI bracket. Take a look at the pictures. It is hard to see REV B in the picture on the right but if you look hard and close you can see it reads REV B.
That's weird that they would do a revision already. I would definitely RMA those cards. Those clicking sounds are not normal. I've seen other threads where people said that the fans are pretty loud but I haven't noticed any change from my 5850's. Mine idle's at 30C too. The only problem you might run in to RMAing at this point is the 6970 being out of stock at newegg. I bought mine literally when I got the auto-notify from them, checked back a couple hours later for the hell of it, and they were sold out again. I'm kinda waiting to see what the 6990 will do before I purchase a second card though.....

On an unrelated note, I'm kinda pissed Asus didn't include monitor adapters with the card. The Accel adapter I have is a display port to DVI-D which worked perfectly with my 5850's but the new card has a HDMI port instead. Anybody know where I can find this adapter? I've been having trouble finding one.
post #14 of 18
Grats dude, I just ordered a 6750 a couple days ago
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Originally Posted by alex98uk View Post
A 6970 tends to overclock further than an unlocked 6950.
^^
this.

No point on trying to unlock if you're wanting to hardcore overclock the 6970.
   
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Grats dude, I just ordered a 6750 a couple days ago
Nice! What kind?

Quote:
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^^
this.

No point on trying to unlock if you're wanting to hardcore overclock the 6970.
^^ this.
post #17 of 18
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Originally Posted by SohcSTI View Post
Nice! What kind?



^^ this.
He must have mistyped for the 6950.
post #18 of 18
Actually now, if you go to Newegg and look at all the different Radeon 6970's there, if you zoom in the bottom of the PCI brackets of the video cards they are all Revision B now. Wonder what all changes were made from Revision A.
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