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MSI R7970 Lightning Bios req

petejk

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Hi, I'm looking for the BIOS for the 7970 Lightning which I can't seem to find anywhere online.
I want to try it with my 7970 Power Edition to get the higher standard clocks. I uploaded PE my Bios through GPU-Z, so that may appear at some point.

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How does your card handle over clocking?
 

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I've been running at 1070 gpu and stock memory clocks in crossfire with an identically clocked ref MSI for a couple of days. No benchmarking (apart from a couple of run throughs of Heaven), but seems to be solid.

I'm not really interested in looking at anything higher than that for now, maybe once I've improved a little on my case fan setup
 
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Sounds decent.

How much head room for over clocking does your stock BIOS give you for over clocking on the voltage settings and clocks?
 

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1300 gpu and 1600 memory showing in ccc.
I would really like to see how this card works with the lightning bios, so if anyone has it I would appreciate a link, even if on a PM.
 
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IF you flip the onboard switch to the 'LN2' you will find p/n 113-AD40900_X01 dated 2012/02/01
it is the LN bios
also take the stupid blue cover off the GPU reactor all it does is hold in the heat the reactor can reach temps of 65+ @1070mhz cover on .....cover off <55 @ 1090mhz
 
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