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That card is pretty amazing too, but the cooler on the 6870 just plain sucked. Temps aren't as good as msi's cyclone from what i've seen.
As a stock card I'm sure the temps will be better on the MSI, but I am willing to bet that if someone threw an aftermarket heatsink on the toxic it would rock simply because it has a beefier pcb and more power delivery.
 
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Hummm....i would lean toward the toxic as well just because it has a better pcb...but i would stand by msi cards any day as well...looks like its between the msi and the toxic
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As a stock card I'm sure the temps will be better on the MSI, but I am willing to bet that if someone threw an aftermarket heatsink on the toxic it would rock simply because it has a beefier pcb and more power delivery.
This may be true but if your going to fork over the dough for an aftermarket cooler which may void warranty why not just get somethingxlike the R6950 TFiii for 280 and be done with it?

Always gotta be thinking opportunity cost in this hobby
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