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[TPU]Sapphire Launches Radeon HD 6950 TOXIC Edition, Fastest HD 6950 Yet

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The SAPPHIRE HD 6950 TOXIC Edition ships with clock speeds of 880MHz for the core and 1300Mhz (5.2 Gb/sec effective) for the memory making it the fastest production HD 6950 on the market. This has been achieved by building the card on a high specification PCB with digital VRMs for excellent power regulation and 8 + 6 pin power connectors. It has a high performance cooler featuring a Vapor Chamber, blower fan and a new perforated backplate to increase airflow out of the system case
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Nice to see they still add the dual bios feature
Edited by Sneezemeat - 8/4/11 at 7:59am
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Gimme 6950x2
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Kind of late in the game and not really innovative design. ASUS and MSI have much better card.
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Kind of late in the game and not really innovative design. ASUS and MSI have much better card.
yeah, but do they have non-reference cards with dual bios and unlockable?
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A keyhole? i need a key to unlock my lock? preposterous.
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great, and I already bought the Dirt 3 edition 6950.

I wonder how cool will this reference design will be compared to the dirt 3 edition. I can already overclock mines to 920mhz core on stock voltages and it will stay cool.
    
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so - no more hand picked prime OCers?
TOXIC used to be the card to buy.
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Just checked out a kitguru page. These come with 6970 bios pre-flashed on the card if you flip the bios switch. They (kitguru) flipped the switch to the pre-flashed bios and it showed up with the full 1536 shaders. If it's cheaper than their 6970 which looks the same, then it's a really good buy.
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Gimme 6950x2
I don't think the demand is too high haha
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1GB or 2GB?
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