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But will the fact that the 6950 unlocked card only has 2x 6 pin power connectors limit my oc capabilities? I'm planning on reaching something like 970-1000 mhz on the core... But i've read that you can't tweak the voltages anywhere?
1000 core is very much doable. You can tweak the voltage by using Afterburner on the reference 6950 design.
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Well the GTX 560ti is great card, but in some cases pretty close and may have a price per performance argument, but that's not what the OP asked.

BTW cherry picked stats Stefy.

The GTX 560ti comes close to it stock but can't match AMD 6950 unlocked, it pulls away even more. What the OP has asked then the AMD 6950 unlocked is better. Better is better and some want better regardless of price.
     
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But will the fact that the 6950 unlocked card only has 2x 6 pin power connectors limit my oc capabilities? I'm planning on reaching something like 970-1000 mhz on the core... But i've read that you can't tweak the voltages anywhere?
Yes the unlocked AMD 6950 dosen't have much head room for a heavy overclock after that. The performance reaches 6970 though, and the GTX 560ti even heavy over clock isn't comparable.

As for the GTX 560ti it's got a higher over clock than the AMD 6950 that isn't unlocked if you compare OC per OC and performance without BIOS flash. The 560ti is an over clock beast.

If you looking for price per performance the AMD 6950 unlocked is really a great deal. However if money isn't an issue than the AMD 6970 over clocked will out perform the GTX 6950 unlocked by far and safer.
     
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I am tired of getting comments from you Arizonian. Unless you are able to prove me wrong, don't bother replying to me, please.

I'm here to help people out not to argue. If you disagree with me, then post your results. I do not appreciate childish comments as "cherry picked stats Stefy". 6950 is the better card, period.

I don't want any more remarks from you. Either prove me wrong or keep my name out of your posts.
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I am tired of getting comments from you Arizonian. Unless you are able to prove me wrong, don't bother replying to me, please.

I'm here to help people out not to argue. If you disagree with me, then post your results. I do not appreciate childish comments as "cherry picked stats Stefy". 6950 is the better card, period.

I don't want any more remarks from you. Either prove me wrong or keep my name out of your posts.
First off, I AGREED with you on this post. Your such a fool.

Second off, I live in America and this is a free country. I'll say what I please, get a grip.
     
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But will the fact that the 6950 unlocked card only has 2x 6 pin power connectors limit my oc capabilities? I'm planning on reaching something like 970-1000 mhz on the core... But i've read that you can't tweak the voltages anywhere?
2x 6 pin plugs are more than capable of controlling such overclocking. When do you plan on getting those cards? Make sure to post some benchies after you get them and pics of the WC setup
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2x 6 pin plugs are more than capable of controlling such overclocking. When do you plan on getting those cards? Make sure to post some benchies after you get them and pics of the WC setup
Sounds good - i plan on getting them, as soon as im off with the old cards You can follow it here - http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...ridge-sli.html

hasnt been updated with pictures yet, since im changing gpus .. But once it's finished, pics and benches will be here

And guys - no need to get upset
    
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yes 1000 core is doable on ref unlocked 6950. i see plenty of those already in OCN. i myself already tried it and it works. however ima put my 6950 in water first if i want to leave at 1000core 24/7
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