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Old 01-08-12, 06:29 PM   #301
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That's going to be amazing.
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Old 01-08-12, 07:09 PM   #302
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I have my doubts it's even going to work if he intends to put all three in the same computer and does not have a Silverstone Raven case.

The top two cards are going to burn in any other case.

You really need a couple more monitors also Roadie. Your rig is going to be like a Toyota Prious with a Dodge Hemi engine in it. Totally unbalanced.
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Old 01-08-12, 07:19 PM   #303
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I have my doubts it's even going to work if he intends to put all three in the same computer and does not have a Silverstone Raven case.

The top two cards are going to burn in any other case.

You really need a couple more monitors also Roadie. Your rig is going to be like a Toyota Prious with a Dodge Hemi engine in it. Totally unbalanced.
Well he is getting water blocks so cooling wont be an issue.

However, I'd say even with his 3 6970s he could use another monitor, maybe two. But for certain with the 7970s.
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Old 01-08-12, 07:58 PM   #304
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That should be pretty cool.

I see we have the Sapphire in stock down here for sale now. Just way to expensive to even consider ATM.
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I have my doubts it's even going to work if he intends to put all three in the same computer and does not have a Silverstone Raven case.

The top two cards are going to burn in any other case.

You really need a couple more monitors also Roadie. Your rig is going to be like a Toyota Prious with a Dodge Hemi engine in it. Totally unbalanced.
My 6970's on air worked fine. The 7970's have even better air coolers and use the same power so I bet they will work even better.

I don't want a couple more monitors. I've had 3 at one time before and went back to 1. Never used the other two enough.
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That's going to be amazing.
indeed :P


looking forward to some benches
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First 7970's showing up here starting at $750AUD. Haha! only available at two stores so far though so hopefully prices go down at least $100 when at more stores.
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indeed :P


looking forward to some benches
I'm very interested in the comparisons between the 6970's and 7970's in Battlefield 3. I hope you do some Roadhog.
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First 7970's showing up here starting at $750AUD. Haha! only available at two stores so far though so hopefully prices go down at least $100 when at more stores.
Okay staticice is a bit slow, found them on other sites for $699. I'm not feeling the need to upgrade like a few months ago so there's no point in jumping on these gouged prices until I'm sure I want to upgrade.
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hehe... You only live once.. Right?

sexy...

australia the prices are a bit jacked up so i am going to wait a bit or atleast for the 7950 results.

right now ure looking at 700-800 for a 7970 no o/c edition, standard stock clocks with stock cooler....waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaaaaaaaaaaaayy too much for a single gpu tbh....

and ati can actually do this since there is no competition for the card atm...
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gotta love the great british mark up, they are coming in at $800 here.
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My 6970's on air worked fine. The 7970's have even better air coolers and use the same power so I bet they will work even better.
Did they have the dual open face fans like these 7970s? Will be interested to hear how it works out for you.

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I don't want a couple more monitors. I've had 3 at one time before and went back to 1. Never used the other two enough.
As a person who always uses three, I don't get this. However, people thought I was nuts putting my 3007 WFP-HC in storage so I could game on a 22" TN panel in 3d or at 120Hz, so I have to respect your position or be a hypocrite.
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