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i think i've read before also these cards may need more juice? like you need to give them more volts through over-volt software even @ stock?
do you know if any of this is true?

Nope. Works just fine out of the box. I think on revised XFX edition black cards(ones you get back from RMA) especially the 5870's the voltage was locked and required hard volt modding to crank up any juice.
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I had 2 Radeon HD 5970 cards both broke within a year after the second card died i got a refund
I might just have been unlucky but i dont think the 5970 was a very good card they where very loud and would get very hot
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How are the temps on that thing? Might be old thermal paste.
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How are the temps on that thing? Might be old thermal paste.
Dont know its been more then a year since i got a refund for the last one
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