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I have a 6950 1gb. Its too loud for my tastes and I wanted to install a Artic Cooling Twin Turbo on it, but it turns out it is not compatible with it. I have looked at other coolers and I just don't care for them. I want to get a 6870 and put the twin turbo on that, as I know its fits and works perfect. I play BC2 at 1920x1200 with 16X AF and 2-4X AA butter smooth with the 6950. Will the 6870 be able to play at those setting butter smooth as well?
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Manually set the fan to silent on ur current card and turn vsync on, its not gonna heat up if your playing that game at max.
 
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I do have Vsync on already :-) and I already have it set to 20% fan speed and its the loudest thing in my system. My friend has the same setup as me, except he has the 6870 with the twin turbo on it, and his system is dead silent you can't even tell its on really..
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Well play the game on your buddy's setup and if it plays good enough then go for it
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well play the game on your buddy's setup and if it plays good enough then go for it
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The loudest thing on my rig is my CM TX3, but I have to run it fast to keep up with the heat from my OC

I can't hear my 6950 until about +40% fan

I usually game with it set from 45%-60% depending on the game and if I add volts


What temp to you let it run at in BC2 ?
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