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Saw a Sapphire 7970 Dual X for $115 shipped. I almost bought it.
    
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I did end up buying a Sapphire 7970 OC Dual-X on craigslist dirt cheap. Got the card, installed, ran like a champ, temps were incredible however, it had some significant coil whine which I'm not used to. My Windforce 7870 doesn't make a peep. Ended up letting it go to another member's folding rig project. I'll keep my eye out for a 280 or another 7970.
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