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they have a lower priced non-ref 6950 2GB that I would consider for CF, what are they like as a company
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I think they would be fine, but you could go for the saphire which is $10 cheaper after the rebate.

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16814102945
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In which regard?

Cant say much of em, had an Radeon years before that run pretty well. The IceQ series are a good choice. Low noise, good overclocking capabilities. One negative aspect I know of: includes mostly nothing except the card, driver disk, manual, and power adapter. A friend of mine did receive neither a cf bridge nor a dvi adapter :/
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I have a pair of HIS 5770's had an issue with one of them (a resistor popped off) and once and a while both of my fans will start making ungodly noises but other than that they have not let me down
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They are top notch when it comes to warranty and customer service. Had to RMA a 5850, they sent me back the same model brand new in box, no complaints with them. Also keep your proof of purchase as you will need it to RMA to them.
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When it comes to AMD GPU you would want to buy from Sapphire, ASUS, or HIS. I own an HIS 5770 before (very short period before I trade it with a friend) and have positive experience (high build quality).
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I won't have the money for 5 weeks yet, If I had it right now I think I'd ordered a reburibished sapphire for $200 from ebay
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