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I have a Sapphire 6950 reference. Dual BIOS. Has been under water since day 1. clocks to 1ghz core easily. Has been flashed with modified 6950 BIOS NOT the 6970 BIOS.

How much is this card worth?


thanks.
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Originally Posted by mikepahl318 View Post

I have a Sapphire 6950 reference. Dual BIOS. Has been under water since day 1. clocks to 1ghz core easily. Has been flashed with modified 6950 BIOS NOT the 6970 BIOS.
How much is this card worth?
thanks.

Um, depending who you talk to...

A techie would say, "That old card? I'll give you $100 for it." mad.gif

A stranger would probably say, "You modified the card for watercooling, so it isn't in original state. I take the chance of buying a half-fried card from you that ISN'T under warrenty anymore. I'll give you $75." ..and he's correct. rolleyes.gif

A friend would say, "I have watercooling too! Nice clocks!! I'll take it for $150 and for an extra $25 wil you give the watercooling blocks too?" thumb.gif
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$190
 
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theres an xfx hd6950 2GB in the marketplace for $225, i would say $200ish smile.gif
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I have the original cooler on it and its running 100%. overclocks like a dream. will flash original BIOS if needed.
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If you decide to sell I may be interested in purchasing. I too have a reference Sapphire 6950 unlocked and I'm looking to crossfire in the near future, but i want to have identical cards and the sapphire reference model that I have is just too darn hard to find these days.
    
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If you decide to sell I may be interested in purchasing. I too have a reference Sapphire 6950 unlocked and I'm looking to crossfire in the near future, but i want to have identical cards and the sapphire reference model that I have is just too darn hard to find these days.

word. i was thnking its was worth something since its really hard to find, and a really nice chip. 1000 core and 1500 mem no probs.
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199$ shipped. wink.gif

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word. i was thnking its was worth something since its really hard to find, and a really nice chip. 1000 core and 1500 mem no probs.

It is really hard to find, but for all the wrong reasons lol. Sapphire is not the most 'sought-after' brand when it comes to GPU's, and the run for ref-designs was very limited run all around, so Sapphire is not alone in that regard. Anyway, if it clocks to 1GHz that is always a plus, because mine currently runs at 1000MHz Core/1450MHz Mem on air thumb.gif
    
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It is really hard to find, but for all the wrong reasons lol. Sapphire is not the most 'sought-after' brand when it comes to GPU's, and the run for ref-designs was very limited run all around, so Sapphire is not alone in that regard. Anyway, if it clocks to 1GHz that is always a plus, because mine currently runs at 1000MHz Core/1450MHz Mem on air thumb.gif

sounds good, but does it run 1ghz core at 42c under full load? ; - )
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