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amd hd 6950 2gb used or gtx 560 Ti TFII new (when added more money)

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so i m selling my gtx 560 Ti from zotac, and i found buyers on craigslist that offer either 220$ cash, and adding another 30$ could get me a MSI GTX 560 Ti TFII OC, but another buyer suggested a trade with a 6950 2gb, what should i do? i know that 6950 is slightly better than stock 560 ti, but beyond that nothing else. apparently it is a reference card, so it can be flashed to 6970, but still didnt get the details on how old it is, why he wants to trade to a slightly slower card, or the brand. anyway what should i do?
EDIT: direct quote
"I bought it from a dealer who owned it for 2 weeks. He said he bought it from amd directly. I am only selling this because I dont play alot of games and 560 ti will be more than enough for me ."
Edited by chcolatesnw - 6/13/11 at 12:08pm
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"I dont play alot of games and 560 ti will be more than enough for me ."

lol I call BS if you don't game a lot a 9800gt would do nicely
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The 560 ti TFII isn't an upgrade except for a different cooler - if you feel yours is running too hot then sure go for it as you will get a better than stock cooler, otherwise not worth the $30 as you can overclock yours

the 6950 will definitely be a good upgrade but seems sort of shady
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hmm was thinking the same thing, i asked him to get me a pic of the 6950 2gb thur gpu-z, waiting for that
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got a pic of his gpu-z
http://i54.tinypic.com/vz9bpi.jpg
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post #6 of 6
Demand pictures of the card itself so you can see how it looks cosmetically. Tell him to write his name on a piece of paper right next to the card too. Is this an online trade or local? I wouldn't trust him if it it's online and you don't know him.
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