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Im thinking of selling my visiontek 6970 for a Msi 6970 lightning. I really want to get to 1000/1500. my Visionteck needs more volts that I can't give it. Also I plan on going crossfire too later on. Or should I keep my 6970 and sell it when the 7xxx comes out?
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Your rig, your money.

The question is: Do you honestly think that swapping cards, packing one up, shipping it out, buying a new one etc is worth your time?

If so, man - Go for it! A few MHz isn't worth that much time for me .
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you wont see a big different with that big of a OC maybe 10fps not worth the money and hassle just keep your card!
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id give modded bios before i do that lmao
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One word - Don't
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Originally Posted by bkilla187 View Post
Im thinking of selling my visiontek 6970 for a Msi 6970 lightning. I really want to get to 1000/1500. my Visionteck needs more volts that I can't give it. Also I plan on going crossfire too later on. Or should I keep my 6970 and sell it when the 7xxx comes out?
Why? It's not like you're going to see some performance increase but it's your choice
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I agree with every one else. There would need to be a much larger or effective step up in performance and cooling. If you were trading to move to a water blocked card possibly.
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post #8 of 8
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good advice ill keep the card but i am going to crossfire.
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