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Which HD6870 to go for in gaming?

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Hello ,
i am bit confused about selecting the best GPU when the choice sets are between
Sapphire radeon HD6870 1 GB GDDR5 TOXIC OC
MSI radeon HD6870 1 GB GDDR5 HAWK OC
Asus radeon HD6870 1 GB GDDR5 DIRECTCU OC
Gigabyte radeon HD6870 1 GB GDDR5 OC

Can anybody suggest me which one to go for?
Since all the cards lie more or less in the same range of pricing....
post #2 of 6
Gigabyte radeon HD6870 1 GB GDDR5 OC
Those are the ones I bought,Good cards
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I think Asus has better cooling, it's what i'm using anyway.
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I like my Sapphire cards.

Not loud & don't get very hot.
    
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sapphire can be a good choice.. Good overclocking potential.. and not noisy at even 100% fan usage..
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post #6 of 6
GET A CHEAP 560 gtx ti
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