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I know you already said you would be going with the Dirt 3 Edition, but I thought I would just give some more info.

I bought the Sapphire Dirt 3 Edition about a month ago now. Flip of the switch and it unlocked the additional shaders and overclocked to 910/1375mhz (up from the stock 800/1250 of a 6950) stable without any voltage tweaks. I imagine it could go even higher with voltage tweaking but I don't want to as it powers everything like a champ.

I highly recommend the card.
    
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http://www.guru3d.com/article/msi-r6...ion-oc-review/

Look that review , its the VGA i recommended
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Go with the gtx 560 2gb if you use physx and or cuda otherwise I would go with the 6950.
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I have a twin frozr 3, I know its risky and stuff but I really want a 6970 and was wondering if I can for sure overclock it to a 6970, if there is anyway to look at it or something...
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I have a twin frozr 3, I know its risky and stuff but I really want a 6970 and was wondering if I can for sure overclock it to a 6970, if there is anyway to look at it or something...
1st I would like to OC it bcuz it has a similar performance with OC compared to HD6970
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Certainly is possible I had to raise Mv on core to 1.25 others have done it with less!
 
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Here's my toxic card. Unlocked easy, just flipped the switch! Runs the crap out of BF3, ultra settings and 60FPS on multiplayer.

[IMG][/IMG]

Worth every cent, can't wait to get a second for XFire and eyefinity!

I say get the toxic
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1st I would like to OC it bcuz it has a similar performance with OC compared to HD6970
Are you saying its as good as the 6950 unlocked then?
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6000 OC 6950 vs 5499 stock 6970 3Damrk11 score difference according to http://www.guru3d.com/article/msi-r6...n-oc-review/22
cards without unlock in this case
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If I were to buy a 6950 then this would be the one I'd get:
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16814125385

Edit: Here's a review on the card http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...mark,3041.html
Edited by MiKE_nz - 11/3/11 at 8:39pm
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