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some of the newer ones dont have adjusttable voltage.

I have 2 xfx HD 6870's. One is an older dual fan black edition (has voltage control) the other is a newer DD one ( has no voltage control)

They have different pcb's even though they look exactly the same.
   
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Hey guys I need your opinion here.

This is my spec:

Corsair 600W PSU.
Amd x6 1100T @ 4GHz (only 4 cores though)
XFX HD6870 BE.


I am thinking of getting a second card. And my first question is.

Do you think my 600w PSU will be able to handle one more card?

Secondly, what 6870 card do you recommend? Im pretty happy with my xfx as it has 2 fans, so the cooling is nice and performance as well.

But I just wanted to know if there is any card that anyone would say is THE 6870...

Third, do you think its worth it getting a second card, will my CPU bottleneck it?


EDIT: This is the card I have and that im thinking of getting another one: http://www.neweggbusiness.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150521


SECOND EDIT: I see that there are factory overclocked 6870. Like the MSI HAWK. Is that worth getting? Its actually in the same price range.
Edited by crazyponytail - 11/26/12 at 6:28pm
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Hey guys I need your opinion here.
This is my spec:
Corsair 600W PSU.
Amd x6 1100T @ 4GHz (only 4 cores though)
XFX HD6870 BE.
I am thinking of getting a second card. And my first question is.
Do you think my 600w PSU will be able to handle one more card?
Secondly, what 6870 card do you recommend? Im pretty happy with my xfx as it has 2 fans, so the cooling is nice and performance as well.
But I just wanted to know if there is any card that anyone would say is THE 6870...
Third, do you think its worth it getting a second card, will my CPU bottleneck it?
EDIT: This is the card I have and that im thinking of getting another one: http://www.neweggbusiness.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150521
SECOND EDIT: I see that there are factory overclocked 6870. Like the MSI HAWK. Is that worth getting? Its actually in the same price range.

I am not sure if this matters at all or not, but two of the same cards in a system look beautiful together. Having 2 different cards isn't as pretty.
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I am not sure if this matters at all or not, but two of the same cards in a system look beautiful together. Having 2 different cards isn't as pretty.



yup biggrin.gif

   
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yup biggrin.gif

Can't tell which cards those are, but drool.gif
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Has anyone realized that the 6800 series cards are slowly disappearing from Newegg? the Sapphire 6850s are gone. sad-smiley-002.gif
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Hmm... I have only been able to change voltage on MSI boards. Although some non-MSI reference boards may allow voltage settings to be changed in afterburner, which might explain how the XFX was able to change. Seeming although you have a Sapphire card have you tried Sapphire Trixx yet? When I had 6790's they let me push voltage to 1.275V
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Just go into the .cfg. In there will be the unofficial overclocking thing. Set it to 1 not 0. Also set the EULA to 1 as well. Afterburner will not let you change the voltage on non-MSI boards!

i did that, now the sliders wont move to adjust anything.. frown.gif i have a gd65 btw.
    
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Can't tell which cards those are, but drool.gif

XFX radeon 6850 Double Dissapation. i own one smile.gif
    
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Theyre XFX 6870's biggrin.gif

One is a black edidion and has voltage control via afterburner.

The other is a DD version and does not have any type of voltage control.
   
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