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There will be no more TOXIC 69XX cards made. Sapphire has moved on to the 7XXX cards now.
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Are these cards available for sale anymore? Newegg seems to be totally out and no other retailer seems to be selling them. frown.giffrown.gif
Any chance of a restock in the future?
If not, I'd be *super* interested in purchasing a used card should someone from this club ever want to sell...

I think they've stopped making them now but it doesn't mean it's not possible to buy a new one somewhere. Besides, you can just keep an eye on this thread for people selling their's. However, I personally will be keeping hold of mine for at least another couple of years yet and hopefully crossfiring it at some point smile.gif
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I think they've stopped making them now but it doesn't mean it's not possible to buy a new one somewhere. Besides, you can just keep an eye on this thread for people selling their's. However, I personally will be keeping hold of mine for at least another couple of years yet and hopefully crossfiring it at some point :)

 

This +1 ... especially when KhaoticKomputing hooks me up on that sweet cheap deal on his used Toxic whistle.gif

   
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This +1 ... especially when KhaoticKomputing hooks me up on that sweet cheap deal on his used Toxic whistle.gif

lol. mind you its still up in the air at this time redface.gif
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Got the Google Owners List updated to include you ... welcome aboard thumb.gif  ... NOTE: I'd update your AMD CCC driver ... http://support.amd.com/us/Pages/AMDSupportHub.aspx ... you're WAaaaaaaaaaay behind. wth.gif

using the 12.2 pre certified flavor biggrin.gif

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http://www2.ati.com/drivers/hotfix/catalyst_12.2_pre-certified/12-2_pre-certified_vista_win7_64_dd_ccc.exe
release notes
http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles/Pages/AMDCatalystSoftwareSuiteVersion122PreCertified.aspx

Just going to wait out march's beta's as this card will do 950 on stock volts.
 
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Yeah sorry somehow I messed up your #'s and saw 8.9 {or whatever it was ?} ... thought that was the CAP # and since we're at 12+ now thought you were way behind ... blushsmiley.gif 

I'm still a dumb noob at times doh.gif

 

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using the 12.2 pre certified flavor :D
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Just going to wait out march's beta's as this card will do 950 on stock volts.


 

   
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Just registered here, I'm interested in buying a Sapphire 6950 Toxic

I have heatware and ebay feedback all positive.

send me your offers smile.gif

valvedray@gmail.com

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Just registered here, I'm interested in buying a Sapphire 6950 Toxic
I have heatware and ebay feedback all positive.
send me your offers smile.gif
valvedray@gmail.com
Edit: typo

Well you can try, but the competition is way stiff. Also, welcome to OCN.
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Hello, I'm new to the forums but wanted to ask you guys a couple questions. any help would be appreciated.

I currently have the toxic 6950 and just purchased a used HD 6970 (for almost the same price, luckily) however, I've never set anything up in crossfire before. are these two cards compatible together or is there anything special I need to do to get them both running?

Also, I'm worried that my power supply might not be good enough since I've heard these cards are power hungry.
I currently have this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139006
with a http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115211
and 6 sticks of http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145224

do you that PS will be enough?
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Hello, I'm new to the forums but wanted to ask you guys a couple questions. any help would be appreciated.
I currently have the toxic 6950 and just purchased a used HD 6970 (for almost the same price, luckily) however, I've never set anything up in crossfire before. are these two cards compatible together or is there anything special I need to do to get them both running?
Also, I'm worried that my power supply might not be good enough since I've heard these cards are power hungry.
I currently have this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139006
with a http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115211
and 6 sticks of http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145224
do you that PS will be enough?

More than enough PSU. First thing would be to install the TOXIC card and see if it unlocks to a 6970. You don't have to download anything to do anything hard. all you need is GPU-z. and the Toxic 6950 installed. Open up GPU-z and look at the shader count. If the shader's are at 1408 then its 6950 mode. If the number is 1536 then its unlocked.

If your GPU-z is showing only 1408 go ahead and shut down and flip the BIOS switch on the card, its small and hard to miss but is right next to where the Xfire bride plug's into the card. Once you flip the switch restart the PC and check GPU-z and see if your card unlocked or not. If it unlocks that will be sick! of not its not the end of the world.

After that just plug in the 6970 in the proper slot on the mobo, hook up the power line's and plug in the Xfire bridge. Open AMD CCC and turn on eyefinity. Simple:)
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