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Diamond GPUs...How is Their Quality?

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Like the title asks, how is the quality of Daimond GPUs? I have an opportunity to buy a new reference Diamond 6950 2GB for $240 but I want to get some feedback about this manufacturer. Are there any CONS about Diamond I should be aware of?
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They have good reviews over here in england, no con's I know of they keep cool and overclock pretty good from what I've herd
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Thanks buddy That's good enough for me
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Diamonds card are decent, they are one of the older Radeon card manufacturers
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I have a diamond 4870. Spent $300 when they just came out. Overclocked nicely at the time. Still going strong and using too much juice for what it does in my htpc. Wife does P90 on it daily. Need more info?
    
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Thanks for chiming in everybody Just got back from picking it up & it has the back-plate and the bios switch

If this fella can be unlocked to a 6970, this would be the best deal I would have experience in my lifetime. $250 + tax for an unlocked 6970? OH YEAH! This will be a good day if this 6950 can be unlocked without a hassle
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post #7 of 7
Diamond cards are great, overclock well. I've never had a problem with one.
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