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Poll Results: Which is better?

 
  • 10% (2)
    GTX 570 1.25gb SLI
  • 15% (3)
    GTX 570 2.5gb SLI
  • 55% (11)
    Radeon HD 6970 2gb Crossfire
  • 5% (1)
    Gtx 580 lightning 1.5gb single
  • 10% (2)
    Gtx 580 lightning xTreme 3gb single
  • 5% (1)
    Gtx 560 ti 2gb SLI
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post #11 of 24
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Can anyone link me to a sapphire toxic 2gb 6950 benchmark? I can not seem to find one. And is there any direct comparison between the 6950, 6950 unlocked, and 6970?
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Can anyone link me to a sapphire toxic 2gb 6950 benchmark? I can not seem to find one. And is there any direct comparison between the 6950, 6950 unlocked, and 6970?

Read this post in there is a link to a site that did a great review of the toxic.
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post #13 of 24
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Oh, lol. I didn't see that link. Thanks
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Oh, lol. I didn't see that link. Thanks

np lol. smile.gif
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One last thing... Does it void the warranty to use the unlock switch on the card? (retailer and mfr.)
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One last thing... Does it void the warranty to use the unlock switch on the card? (retailer and mfr.)

No. Sapphire put the spiffy BIOS there for you to use it.
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Ok, thank you soooo much for your input. You have all been extremely helpful. (especially you, KhaoticKomputing) I think I will try to get my hands on two 6950 toxics. *If one doesn't unlock, I'll make up a reason to return it, and get another wink.gif *
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Ok, thank you soooo much for your input. You have all been extremely helpful. (especially you, KhaoticKomputing) I think I will try to get my hands on two 6950 toxics. *If one doesn't unlock, I'll make up a reason to return it, and get another wink.gif *

The beauty of it is, a stock out of the box Toxic 6950 will beat out a stock out of box 6970. Start unlocking and overclocking the Toxic and it get's pretty sweet.
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post #19 of 24
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Wait... Uh oh... I can't find the sapphire toxic in stock anywhere! They are deactivated on NewEgg and out of stock everywhere else. Rrr... Does anyone know where I can find a couple of these in stock?
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Wait... Uh oh... I can't find the sapphire toxic in stock anywhere! They are deactivated on NewEgg and out of stock everywhere else. Rrr... Does anyone know where I can find a couple of these in stock?

wow, still? they went in stock a few days ago.... keep looking around, sapphire has not stopped making them. might be waiting for a new shipment. Toxics are in high demand.
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