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sapphire hd 7950 vapor-x

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April 10, 2013 9:50:47 PM

Is the sapphire hd 7950 vapor-x still worth getting since I've heard a lot of people complaining about how it is voltage locked but if I don't plan on OC'ing to the max is it still worth getting or is there something better?

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April 10, 2013 9:53:10 PM

I suggest boost edition hd 7950 as i heard heating issue with vapour x model
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April 10, 2013 9:54:28 PM

the vapor-x has some voltage locked models(ones in circulation are probably voltage locked by now, can be changed by bios flash if necessary). Other problems are that some people have bad vram coolers. If you get one without that problem, its a solid card. Best is also subjective to preference on temperature, or preference on sound.
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April 10, 2013 11:55:20 PM

It's a good choice my son has that card he has not had any issues.
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April 11, 2013 10:42:09 AM

dudewitbow said:
the vapor-x has some voltage locked models(ones in circulation are probably voltage locked by now, can be changed by bios flash if necessary). Other problems are that some people have bad vram coolers. If you get one without that problem, its a solid card. Best is also subjective to preference on temperature, or preference on sound.


So I guess it's just a luck of the draw but I think i'll go with the dual-x instead of the vapor-x thanks guys...
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April 11, 2013 11:39:47 AM

Yeah, its a great card!

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