PowerColor HD 7950 3GB Boost State Review Comment Thread
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August 21, 2012, 04:43 PM
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There is nothing inherant with the boost edition that would prevent that on other samples though. 7950's become a 7950 for one of two reasons: speed (i.e. they are slower than XT ASIC's) or harvesting (some CU's need to be disabled). Now, the harvested ASIC's actually have the same speed distribution as the XT's, so in many cases the opportunity good overclock (as measured as a percentage delta from the base / default speed) is even greater on the PRO than the XT.
Statistically speaking! :)
Dave, I totally agree. This is why I am trying my absolute best to get in other samples as we speak!!
Hopefully we will have the Sapphire, HIS and custom PowerColor cards all here within the next two weeks.
I.....WANT to be proven wrong on this one!
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