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hey guys, i was just wondering if i swap my 2 6970s with 2 6950s, will i be able to max out new games with my current rig? cause the 6950 saves me about 150 bucks... and i will be using 3 monitors in eyefinity..
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just get 6950 and flash them to 6970s here is the guide, its so easy a cave man can do it lol
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just get 6950 and flash them to 6970s
? Like shader unlock right? Full flash is dangerous.

I'd say go for 6950 and unlock shaders then OC past 6970 levels.
     
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well, will the 2 6950's max out ALL new games on stock? just keen about it
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well, will the 2 6950's max out ALL new games on stock? just keen about it
No. Well nearly all. Actually yes all, besides metro, youll be alright for Crysis (original). But once you get twhm, do unlock them to 6970s alright.
     
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Why would you swap 6970,s for 6950,s?
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post #7 of 22
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well i am just thinking about it... i am not sure yet, i might swap cause it'll save a some dollars for water cooling...
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well i am just thinking about it... i am not sure yet, i might swap cause it'll save a some dollars for water cooling...
Wait I misread Op. You already own the 6970s? WHY THE HECK would you go to 50s? No it wouldn't save you squat in WC. Blocks cost the same across all gpus.
No just no. Stay with 6970s, and leave it at that.
     
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brache ein bios von HD6970 1GB vo finde das
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Wait I misread Op. You already own the 6970s? WHY THE HECK would you go to 50s? No it wouldn't save you squat in WC. Blocks cost the same across all gpus.
No just no. Stay with 6970s, and leave it at that.
but still, having a watercooling kit would be kewl wont it...



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brache ein bios von HD6970 1GB vo finde das
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