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post #11 of 23
Enjoy it! I got a 6870 last month, best purchase I ever made!
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My Sapphire 6870 is going to be here tomorrow !
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Lucky!!!
Enjoy!

my status is still in "Packaging" at newegg..... frown.gif HURRY!!!! lol
post #14 of 23
I love XFX, I upgraded to a 6850OC cause the price was right, and its my first Gigabyte card, and as much as i wanted the Black edition of XFX, the Gigabyte was $139. But which ever card you get (listed above) youll be happy with.
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Just got it... its a MONSTER!! lol then i couldnt find the second 6 pin power connector... had it tucked behind the back panel.
up and running, downloading the Win8 Catalyst drivers for it right now!
post #16 of 23
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Originally Posted by StaticFX View Post

Just got it... its a MONSTER!! lol then i couldnt find the second 6 pin power connector... had it tucked behind the back panel.
up and running, downloading the Win8 Catalyst drivers for it right now!



Check if you can overvolt your card, because somebody has ZHFC and he cannot
do voltage control because his card doesn't have CHiL chip.
Edited by dhenzjhen - 3/23/12 at 11:41am
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post #17 of 23
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in MSI afterburner i can checkmark the votage settings, but it doesnt enable... (even after restart)

so.. nope
post #18 of 23
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Ok I am very happy with this purchase! I'm getting high 50's fps in bf3 with settings on high. An occasional drop into the 30s but not very often. Not overclocked yet either!
post #19 of 23

The 6870 is a great card. Yes its an older card but it hands extremely well. I am still using my 6870 on my 1920x1080p monitor. I can run BF3 on Ultra, NO FXAA. I can use HBAO or SSAO if wanted. The card will not run any AA tho. The card is a great card either way

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post #20 of 23
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Don't think it needs AA. Looks great! 1920x1080 here too.
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