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There is no doubting the physical quality of the MSI R6970 Lightning. Its high-end "Military Class II" component set and its custom "Twin Frozr III" cooler should extend its useful life beyond its more pedestrian competitors. Here at HardOCP, MSI's Lightning series of products has become synonymous with quality designs, even if the performance it offers isn't always on par with its price premium. These video cards, and the R6970 Lightning is no exception, it simply oozes class and radiates quality. It may not be for every gamer, or for gamers who upgrade frequently, but if you need a video card made of right stuff that will last longer than most, the MSI Lightning series is a good way to go.
    
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Along the top edge there is another switch. This one controls the fan's operational profile. The options are "Silence" and "Performance". In Silence mode, the fan will not ramp up to annoyingly loud speeds. In Performance mode, the fan will go as fast as it needs to go.
I think somebody need to correct this as its not what the switch does.
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I think somebody need to correct this as its not what the switch does.
It's [H] what do you expect?
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I really dislike the way they do reviews. Every single card is run under different settings; different AA, different filtering, different resolution, ect...

Why do they do this lol?
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