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On the hw compare website with the same settings I use on BC2 the 6950 gets 50 FPS while the 6870 get 44 so its 6 FPS :-) and that is the standard 6870. I've got the overclocked 6870 so its more like 4 FPS for me :-)
Yea but their "control" system can vary from your's and say Xristo's.

That site does give you a good idea, though.

I'm also looking to improve my FPS in BC2. It's great on my 5770, Really is. Unfortunately sometimes FPS dips in the low 30's when I'm on a rooftop looking down on madness.. So, an upgrade is in my future too.

On topic about the 2 fan's.. I'm not sure, never had one with 2. You can always buy or make a PCI fan to blow right on your video card though.
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I went ahead and ordered it...
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I went ahead and ordered it...
Sweet, Bump this with load temps and idle @ what OC and yada yada when you get it.
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Ok got the card installed :-). Idle temp is about 40 load about 65. Not bad. The card is quiet but its not as quiet as the artic cooling twin turbo that I had. The fans make a slight whooshing noise. As far as gaming goes the only real difference I can tell is, when I had my 6870 I could play BC2 at 2xAA and 16xAF at 1920x1200 and it was butter smooth. If I moved the AA to 4x then it would get choppy at times not much but a little. With the 6950 I can use 4xAA and its butter smooth all the way. I like how this xfx 6950 is much shorter than a standard 6950. Its only about 9.5 inches long where the normal one is almost 11 inches long.
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