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Really in the mood to upgrade and I want to know if trading in my two 470's for two 6950's (guaranteed unlock). Would it be worthwhile? I can upgrade for $200 out of pocket (watercooled). Any other options / ideas are welcome.

Notice: I dont care about AMD driver issues.
    
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If you unlock both of those 6950's to 6970's you would basically have a Radeon HD6990, so why don't you just get a 6990? But to answer your original Question, Yes it is a pretty decent Upgrade!
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Really in the mood to upgrade and I want to know if trading in my two 470's for two 6950's (guaranteed unlock). Would it be worthwhile? I can upgrade for $200 out of pocket (watercooled). Any other options / ideas are welcome.

Notice: I dont care about AMD driver issues.
No way. You already have a mad OC on your 470s, it would be a waste of money and even a downgrade in some games.
    
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200$ for a 10% speed increase?

Are you high?
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