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The new Limited Edition Sapphire FleX HD 6970 2GB GDDR5 BF3 Edition graphics card gives gamers access to a free copy of the full game everyone's talking about. And the card itself is pretty rad with 1536 stream processors, 96 texture processing units, and a dual BIOS switch that lets users switch between two performance settings. When set to Normal, the card races along at 880MHz for the core and 1375MHz for the memory, along with a quiet fan profile. Set the switch to Boost, however, and the core clock is cranked up to 930MHz. It also increases the core voltage, just in case you want to try your hand at manually overclocking the card even more.


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Looks good, might even be my new graphics card. Just depends what the price is.
Edited by Kieran - 10/26/11 at 9:22am
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price tag please
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price tag please
From the source - "No word on price or availability."
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Very interesting indeed. Especially for those who had haven't yet purchased BF3 and were planning to upgrade their video card.
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Code:
if (price.Sapphire6970BF3 >= (price.BF3 + price.6970))
{
    return "No thanks";
}
else
{
   return "Good deal";
}
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Quote:
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if (price.Sapphire6970BF3 >= (price.BF3 + price.6970))
{
    return "No thanks";
}
else
{
   return "Good deal";
}
Nice one!
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Single fan...

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Probably too expensive but the cooler is superb. Silent and cool!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by uncholowapo View Post
Single fan...

This!
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I had a single central fan on a few cards, they cool surprisingly well.
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