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Hey guys,

looking at buying a pair of 6950s from a member, he said they both unlock successfully.

thats great and all, but. with my new build, i am going for 100% stability, reliability and silence. on my old rig i got BSOD all the time and it irritated the crap out of me. not going to happen this time around.

so my question is how stable are unlocked 6950s? that is the most important thing, secondly is there any room for a OC once they have been unlocked?

thanks for any input...
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Hey guys,
looking at buying a pair of 6950s from a member, he said they both unlock successfully.
thats great and all, but. with my new build, i am going for 100% stability, reliability and silence. on my old rig i got BSOD all the time and it irritated the crap out of me. not going to happen this time around.
so my question is how stable are unlocked 6950s? that is the most important thing, secondly is there any room for a OC once they have been unlocked?
thanks for any input...

Take a look at this thread it has a ton of info on that!

http://www.overclock.net/t/1149079/sapphire-toxic-hd-6950-70-owners-club-informational-thread

It looks as tho people are getting 950+ MHZ on there cores! very impressive
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There shouldn't be a problem. Most people with an unlockable 6950 have them OCed to some extent. I currently have mine at 940/1480 @ 1.225v. I don't think unlocking it should affect it's stability.
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