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What is the best HD 6950 1GB model ?

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Does anyone know what is best HD 6950 model with 1 GB memory ?
Something like Asus, Sapphire etc.....
Thanks
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Anything that has 2 fans cooling the gpu.
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Sorry, but in my country we don't have an XFX 6950 GPU's
Anyway, does anyone else knows some good 6950 1gb cards ?
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I personally like the most http://www.asus.com/Graphics_Cards/AMD_Series/EAH6950_DCII2DI4S1GD5/ from the 1 Gb 6950 models.

It has decent cooler, small factory OC and can drive up to 6 screens (in theory) with 2x DVI 4x Displayport. Downside is that one of the DVI's is basically single link, but TBH card does not have enough horsepower anyway to drive over 5 displays at resolutions higher than 1920x1200.

If you are seriously considering doing Eyefinity, however, I would suggest looking for a 2 gig card. There is similar 2 gig card from Asus as well although it's a 3 slot model.
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if you are not overclocking i recommend you a sapphire dirt 3 edition. it uses same cooler as msi twin frozr, but different (cheaper) pcb. if you are overclocking, buy msi card. that cooler rly rocks (its silent and very efficient), and msi card, due to very good custom pcb, can overclock very well.

dunno about msi 1gb version, but sapphire should have 1gb version with that cooler.

later i will post some links to those cards.

sapphire 1gb 6950 with msi twin frozr cooler design
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102949
27cm long

also gigabyte have some good card with good cooler, but it's gigantic.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125385
it's over 9000! (+30cm long)
Edited by prznar1 - 8/11/11 at 5:57am
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Originally Posted by prznar1;14543040 
sapphire 1gb 6950 with msi twin frozr cooler design
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102949
27cm long
I would agree on this one. sapphire makes some nice cool cards.
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I have a great sapphire 2gb 6950 with bios switch flasable to 6970 if wanted for sale. Pm me if interested.
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