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I just read that the OC headroom on the 6950 is somewhat BIOS limited, could u have a read please?

http://www.techradar.com/reviews/pc-mac/pc-components/graphics-cards/msi-radeon-hd-6950-twin-frozr-ii-930863/review/2#articleContent
     
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post #12 of 18
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Originally Posted by Pedroc1999 View Post

Oh yeah, I can also get a GTX 560 for 80, but thats too under powered I think.

And more power hungry. Again, 6950 it is (and yes, that 2Gb VRAM is appealing)
   
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post #13 of 18
6950 for these reasons :
- more VRAM
- custom cooler
- more overclockability
- less power requirement

At 1080p, games are regularly breaking the 1.3GB VRAM barrier and this would be the biggest drawback of the 570 in my opinion.

Hope this helps! thumb.gif
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post #14 of 18
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Just ordered a MSI 6950 Twin Frozr, should be here on Monday biggrin.gifbiggrin.gifbiggrin.gif
     
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post #15 of 18
Nice one Pedro, at that price it's a real bargain for a great card.

I suspect you won't get it till Tuesday though as it's a bank holiday on Monday.

Paul.
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Thanks Paul, it says next working day so you may be right, +1 for being an old friend with good info.
     
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post #17 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pedroc1999 View Post

Thanks Paul, it says next working day so you may be right, +1 for being an old friend with good info.

Thanks, let us know how the card is, it will certainly be an improvement over your old one lol.
post #18 of 18
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My X1600 pro, Im glad I got her. Atlleast it lets me play GTA SA on my old PC with a 925 tongue.gif With a solid 30-80FPS
     
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