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does anyone know if they discontinued the 2gb 69xx series card? i need to know for sure, because i seen that they are all out of stock, an im not sure myself if they will be coming back out, i dont see why they would discontinue that line if they did. thanks in advance.
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doesnt any1 know?
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post #3 of 5
TigerDirect has one in stock from Visiontek. Seems like its the end for those cards...
post #4 of 5
Here's the HD6950 and HD6970. They discontinued that line because the HD7870 outperforms the HD6970 and still has lower power consumption.

Take my advice: under NO CIRCUMSTANCES should you buy an AMD card right now. Because Nvidia just released the GTX 680 it's only a matter of time before we see some serious price cuts from AMD.
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post #5 of 5
Only buy it if your trying to complete a trifire setup and you get a good deal on the card. I only wish I waited when I got mine like 6 months ago!
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