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#1 bp9801

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Posted 13 June 2012 - 01:27 AM

OCC has a new video card up for testing, this time a high-end model from Sapphire. See what BluePanda thinks of it in the OCC review of the Sapphire HD 7970 Dual X - http://www.overclock...pphire_hd_7970/

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Posted 13 June 2012 - 10:39 AM

Wow...this one was a real hit...guess my other reviews are more interesting to readers. :lol:

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Posted 13 June 2012 - 12:44 PM

Haha poor blue :P

When I saw it I had hopped red had done it because I wanted his opinions on the difference between sapphires older vapour-x cooling and the dual-x cooling they are using now.

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Posted 13 June 2012 - 01:20 PM

Blue had a 4850 Vapor-X and a 7770 Vapor-X...I think she liked this one just as much. Obviously she'll be able to fill you in when she gets home. :P

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Posted 13 June 2012 - 02:20 PM

Blue had a 4850 Vapor-X and a 7770 Vapor-X...I think she liked this one just as much. Obviously she'll be able to fill you in when she gets home. :P

Fair enough although the 6970 to 7970 should be the better comparison.

Anyway sapphire makes some nice coolers and very solid cards.

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Posted 13 June 2012 - 10:48 PM

Very good review @BluePanda.
There is one thing I can't understand how the max core clock speed of 7950 is 25MHz higher than the speed of 7970. :dunno:

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Posted 14 June 2012 - 08:49 AM

For the 7970 review CCC was used for the OC. I think if you look back at the 7950 reviews from January -- the voltages were increased to up the OC rather than just using CCC. GPU-Z read the values for the OC that way...making up the extra OC that can't be obtained from CCC.

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Posted 15 June 2012 - 10:01 PM

Ok. Now I understood. :)

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