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So i've got this 6870 Direct CU just laying around, my main card is a GTX 770 but i'm wonder if this other card could be put to any good use at all or should i just try to sell / give it away?
All suggestions are welcome as long as they wont decrease performance ~
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If you don't spend much on power then use it for bitcoining.
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What exactly can i do with these bitcoins?
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Buy stuff, exchange them for other currencies, etc. Anything you'd be able to do with "real" money.
    
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Could anyone provide a website or something where i can use these features?
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GPU bitcoin mining is dead - youre probably going to spend more on electricity running/cooling it than actually getting bit coins. You might try alt currencies like Litecoin - but itll take awhile to make any real money

Try http://dustcoin.com/ and calculate any potential profit - but take with a grain of salt. Take a look at https://litecoin.info/Mining_Hardware_Comparison to see where 6870 lines up - but iirc the 6870 doesnt even perform as well as the 5850.

Maybe you live in a dorm or apt where electricity is part of the rent, or you need extra heating smile.gif Id sell it most likely.
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