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Definetly an SLI bridge biggrin.gif, i was thinking it must have been that, on sapphires end im guessing. Either way, i don't particularly care as im not running 2 cards.
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Definetly an SLI bridge biggrin.gif, i was thinking it must have been that, on sapphires end im guessing. Either way, i don't particularly care as im not running 2 cards.

Looool we need to pics, I want to see this wow.

Should make it a demotivational poster xD
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Lol epic mixup. Stick it on Ebay, or give it away on OCN as a freebie, hehe.

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I got my 6870. Ordered on Thursday at work, and arrived Friday morning at 9:30am. Upgrading from a Sapphire 5770 Vapor-X to this is a drastic jump. Just need to get myself a new motherboard now for potentially cross firing this card. Does anyone have any overclocking results they would like to share? How does it fare in games that you play compared to your previous card. Drastic improvement in fps and eye candy. I'm able to run Crysis now on Very High with 2x AA and getting between 35-40 fps, which i though was a big improvement from running on Medium and no AA on my 5770. Only cost £124.99 before VAT and P&P.
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I got my 6870. Ordered on Thursday at work, and arrived Friday morning at 9:30am. Upgrading from a Sapphire 5770 Vapor-X to this is a drastic jump. Just need to get myself a new motherboard now for potentially cross firing this card. Does anyone have any overclocking results they would like to share? How does it fare in games that you play compared to your previous card. Drastic improvement in fps and eye candy. I'm able to run Crysis now on Very High with 2x AA and getting between 35-40 fps, which i though was a big improvement from running on Medium and no AA on my 5770. Only cost £124.99 before VAT and P&P.

How'd you get yours so fast? I ordered my 6870 last Wednesday and it's coming tomorrow.
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Mines at 1000/1100, I can to 950/1200 though as well. I can't seem to get a high core and high MEM haha. But I get much better frames from a higher clock.
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Did I make the right choice in getting the XFX HD 6870? The Sapphire one would be the same price with promo and rebates as the XFX on with rebates, (I got it for $150).

I hear that the XFX one doesn't come with any accessories (Like a CrossfireX bridge or such), and has sketchy RMAs. While Sapphire has horrible customer support, but good during RMAs (I think?) and the Sapphire one comes with all the accesories.
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Did I make the right choice in getting the XFX HD 6870? The Sapphire one would be the same price with promo and rebates as the XFX on with rebates, (I got it for $150).
I hear that the XFX one doesn't come with any accessories (Like a CrossfireX bridge or such), and has sketchy RMAs. While Sapphire has horrible customer support, but good during RMAs (I think?) and the Sapphire one comes with all the accesories.

My XFX rebate hasn't been sent since I ordered in June if that tells you anything. The key code I got for Call to Pripyait or something worked even though the game was not very enjoyable to play.
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Did I make the right choice in getting the XFX HD 6870? The Sapphire one would be the same price with promo and rebates as the XFX on with rebates, (I got it for $150).
I hear that the XFX one doesn't come with any accessories (Like a CrossfireX bridge or such), and has sketchy RMAs. While Sapphire has horrible customer support, but good during RMAs (I think?) and the Sapphire one comes with all the accesories.

Good luck , I will never buy another xfx product.I have 9600gso and the fan died in less than a year and a xfx motherboard(750a nforce) that also died in less than a year It had a horse shoe shaped burn the vrm's fried.As far as im concerned all they did was make there warranty longer to bring back customers but I will never go back.But like I said good luck there quality has to be better it couldn't get any worse.lol
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I have a 9600gso, in the box, and I can't give it away! lol... I tried posting it on ebay for like 20 bucks free shipping and no bites...mad.gif

Now I have two Sapphire 6870's and one is going bad, I have to RMA it after a couple months (overclocked only like 5% for a day).
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