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what 6950's have the best chance of unlocking?

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and whats the advantage to unlocking it?
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For the most part any reference model will unlock, and none or very few others might. If you want any chance of unlocking greater than 1% go with a reference design.

The advantage of unlocking is only the fact you have more stream processors. Howerver, you experience a greater increase in fps with a straight overclock than with a shader unlock most times, because they can usually overclock father without the disabled shaders.
    
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I have read that the gigabyte reference cards have the best chance of unlocking but they are nearly impossible to find. So just go with any brand that you like and make sure it is a reference design with the bios switch on the back.

Edit: be sure to get the 2gb version if you plan to unlock
Edited by Shigityshwo - 6/16/11 at 11:07pm
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