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so i sent my 6950 for RMA, they just replied back to me telling me the dont have my card in stock and they are offering me this one instead, should i get it? does it unlock or i wont need to unlock it after its overclocked? Also will it fit in my case?
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as far as i know they don't unlock since they are not reference, but i could be wrong here... did you manage to unlock your rma'ed card in the first place?

however, the one they are offering you can overclock very well, and keeping the gpu at very decent temps!

if i were you, i'd get it
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I agree If your card didnt originally unlock I would definetly get that one the dcII cards are great cool amazingly allowing for higher OCs they should be the same legenth as your original card the only difference size wise is that it will take up one more slot in your case if you can deal with that I would definetly get it
Edited by racer86 - 5/27/11 at 9:21am
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Yes, get that 1, its the 3 slot on, it overclocks like a beast!
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yeah i did unlock the rma'ed card, it was just giving me problems so i had to rma it.
i gonna tell them to send me the the direct cu, but i dont think it will fit in my case, so i'm probably just gonna sell it.

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Wow that thing is massively PHAT man! lol. It had better stay cool and overclock well lol. What card are you looking at replacing it with if you sell it?
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i might get a gtx 460/560ti (i need it for sony vegas) for now then a maybe a amd 700 series or nvidia 600 series when they come out this fall right before BF3 release
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Originally Posted by spice003 View Post
yeah i did unlock the rma'ed card, it was just giving me problems so i had to rma it.
i gonna tell them to send me the the direct cu, but i dont think it will fit in my case, so i'm probably just gonna sell it.
if your old reference card fits, the dcii will fit too. like racer86 said, the length of the two cards are identical, the dcii is a bit wider (due to the large 90mm fans) and thicker (3 slots), but i think your mobo and case will accommodate it with no problem, unless you are planning on using the 2nd pci slot

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i might get a gtx 460/560ti (i need it for sony vegas) for now then a maybe a amd 700 series or nvidia 600 series when they come out this fall right before BF3 release
the dcii overclocked will destroy both 460 and 560ti, although it doesn't have cuda, so probs won't help with sony vegas...560ti costs more or less the same as dcii these days. if you go down the 460 route, personally i think it's a quite a big downgrade...best bet, keep the dcii, it won't let you down
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