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Originally Posted by LA_Kings_Fan;15333269 
WHY did you sell it ?

Bought it as a temporary card in my spare rig while my 2nd Asus gtx570 DCII was in RMA. smile.gif
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See below. LA Kings Fan helped me in a thread about the two, also. I chose the 6950. Can't wait to install it.

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They are BOTH Great cards, and while I went with and LOVE my TOXIC, as mentioned you can't go wrong getting either ...

The HEAT and NOISE complaints are way over blown out of proportion IMO, yes the Toxic will run slightly warmer and be slightly noisier than the MSI PE/OC TwinFrozrIII card. But on the Flip side, the TOXIC will have a greater chance at UnLocking and could OC higher. Also depending upon where you live and buy it from the TOXIC card is usually a little cheaper than the MSI PE/OC TwinFrozrIII. I've also read about more complaints with MSI cards having issues with Fans failing and the cards needing RMA's ... though that doesn't mean I'd be afraid to buy one. There are pluses and minuses and trade-offs back and forth between each card, but it honestly comes down to this FACT ...

THESE ARE THE TWO BEST HD-6950's on the market and you won't make a bad choice either way you go, PERIOD!



Then get the MSI PE/OC TwinFrozrIII

Then get the TOXIC

BUT EITHER CARD WILL MAKE A GREAT CHOICE ... Does that clear it up ?
I was hoping you'd chime in.
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Originally Posted by spinejam View Post
Bought it as a temporary card in my spare rig while my 2nd Asus gtx570 DCII was in RMA.
THe MSI PE/OC TwinFrozrIII wasn't good enough to make you consider keeping it, and selling the Asus gtx570 DCII instead ?
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See below. LA Kings Fan helped me in a thread about the two, also. I chose the 6950. Can't wait to install it.
I was hoping you'd chime in.
Thanks ... I'm actually thinking I might do up a TOXIC Club thread or something ... it seems like I answer the same questions at least twice a day lately
   
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