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he's looking at a ref 6870.
I know... look in the post I made above the previous now look at the post you commented on and see what I was replying to
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I've got a non-ref XFX 5870 paired with a Vapor-X 5850 and it's top notch

It's much lighter than the reference card, so you'd think cooling was going to be inadequate, but it's very cool and very quiet

5870 still beats a 6870 at most things, most importantly price-wise
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Well took the plunge.................. an ordered a GTX460 SE lol

Sapre cash took a beating from a Gas bill, so was the next choice really. Happy with the choice so will see how it goes.

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