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To CF or not?

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Newegg cart is sitting open, would like to send before bed tonight so I know my stuff will land mid week.

Do I put a 1 or 2 on Qty. of the MSI TFIII 6950 box?

If I go with a 1 would the Asus DU2 be better for cooling? I am not relying on the "unlock" of the TFIII as they are hit/miss with unlocking.

If i go DU2 there is no hope for CF in the future.
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1x TF3
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post #3 of 6
1x6970 or go the lenght and get GTX 580
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Go Crossfire !
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post #5 of 6
If money is not an issue just CF the R6950 TFIII. It's a great card!
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post #6 of 6
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pulled the trigger on TFIII CF should be here by the end of the week!
/squeals like a schoolgirl

buddy at work built a new rig on the weekend and went CF 6950's. Cant be getting shown up like that
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