Third set of benchmarks, this time at stock cooling limits (1300/1600). Not pushing memory much and heavily CPU bottlenecked in 3dmark11.
Unigine Heaven 3.0
3dmark 11 - Default settings
3dmark 11 - HWBot (Modified tessellation)
Also, an overclock data table I have put together. Not fully complete but adequate. This will be useful for those looking to buy this graphics card as there are no reviews as far as I can tell.
MSI 7970 OC Edition (R7970-2PMD3GD5-OC)
1. Fan noise measured at a distance of roughly two feet with an open case.
2. At a core clock of 1225MHz and above the fan was set manually.
3. Power measured during a run of Unigine Heaven DX11 Benchmark 3.0