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Originally Posted by LA_Kings_Fan;15537063 
Best BRAND
- Sapphire HD-6950 TOXIC Edition
- MSI Power Edition/OC TwinFrozrIII 2GB Edition
- Sapphire HD-6950 DIRT3 Edition
- Asus EAH6950 DCUII/2DI4S/2GD5 edition
- PowerColor Model #AX6950 2GBD5-P22DHG & Model #AX6950 2GBD5-P22DH ++PCS editions
- HIS 6950 IceQ X Turbo X 2GB model #H695QNX2G2M
THE REST = XFX, Diamond, VTX, VisionTek, Gigabyte and ALL Other HIS, PowerColor, MSI, ASUS, Sapphire cards wink.gif
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There both really good cards, if price is a bit of an issue, choose the one that fits your pocket book, you will have chosen a good one either way.

Agreed!....me biased? of coarse...GO MSI:cool:
 
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Thanks for all the informative replies! I just ordered a TFIII OC 2GB card.
post #23 of 27
I wish a TFIII is available in canada
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Originally Posted by TheOddOne View Post
I wish a TFIII is available in canada
Amazon would ship to you ... ... but damn are they ripping you off, that card isn't worth that, I'd spend no more than $300 USD for it, and hopefully less.

Provantage ships internationally ... but oddly they have TWO different Cards & Prices listed for this SAME Item ?
- MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III Pe/OC PCIE 2GB GDDR5 VGA 2DVI HDMI 850MHZ - Part# R6950TFIIIPE/OC @ $313.29
and
- MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III Power Edition PCIE 2GB GDDR5 VGA 2DVI Mini HDMI - Part# R6950TFIIIPOWEREOC @ $367.60
Confusing ? but BOTH Still over priced IMO.

Edited by LA_Kings_Fan - 11/2/11 at 1:40am
   
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post #25 of 27
Gigabyte 6950 windforce 3x version is good.
post #26 of 27
Thread Starter 
I'm getting mine for SGD$388, which is ~US$304, would that be considered worth it?

Anyway now that I am switching from NVIDIA to ATI, is there a certain procedure I have to follow in terms of driver installation? How do I remove my old NVIDIA drivers and which ATI drivers should I install?
post #27 of 27
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Originally Posted by LA_Kings_Fan View Post
Amazon would ship to you ... Amazon.com: MSI Radeon HD 6950 2 GB GDDR5 2DVI/HDMI/2xMini DisplayPort PCI-Express Video Card R6950 TWIN FROZR III PE OC: Electronics ... but damn are they ripping you off, that card isn't worth that, I'd spend no more than $300 USD for it, and hopefully less.

Provantage ships internationally ... but oddly they have TWO different Cards & Prices listed for this SAME Item ?
- MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III Pe/OC PCIE 2GB GDDR5 VGA 2DVI HDMI 850MHZ - Part# R6950TFIIIPE/OC @ $313.29
and
- MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III Power Edition PCIE 2GB GDDR5 VGA 2DVI Mini HDMI - Part# R6950TFIIIPOWEREOC @ $367.60
Confusing ? but BOTH Still over priced IMO.
I got my Sapphire 2GB for $270 on newegg, it comes with a $20 rebate card Free Dirt3 can't resist
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