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Dang!

My Powercolor AX6850 kicked the dust (purchased march 2011). Even the arctic TT 2 couldn't stop it from blacking out.

My second card from summer 2012 is running fine, and I noticed it was a revision. Anyway, I swapped the stock cooling and cleaned it up, packaged in original box...It'd be nice to get this card again with RMA, but do you suppose they have any 6850 for RMA still?

Not sure what I'd do if they give me a 7850, for instance.

On the brightside, this single 6850 is running very cool. 54C 850/1100 playing Deus Ex for hours thumb.gif
    
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I doubt you will get a 7850...
I can see you getting a 69x0 or a 7770. But a 7870 would be too good.
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I'd ask for the 7850 if they offered a 7770... that choice is clear. Not sure why they'd offer a 6900 if they don't have 6800s!

Hopefully they just send a 6850, it's been working well for me, be it single or crossfire. I'm playing Deus Ex HR at 1080p 60Hz, not a quip. The second card is overkill, but some games (mind I've beaten them) would require it to get the highest settings.

And if they do send a 7850... I would probably settle for one and sell the 6850. But I'd be in no hurry to grab another. The 7000s are better at AA and Tesselation, but not much else. 7770 could be slower than the 6850 at 1080p in a number of DX9 games.
    
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I'd ask for the 7850 if they offered a 7770... that choice is clear. Not sure why they'd offer a 6900 if they don't have 6800s!

Hopefully they just send a 6850, it's been working well for me, be it single or crossfire. I'm playing Deus Ex HR at 1080p 60Hz, not a quip. The second card is overkill, but some games (mind I've beaten them) would require it to get the highest settings.

And if they do send a 7850... I would probably settle for one and sell the 6850. But I'd be in no hurry to grab another. The 7000s are better at AA and Tesselation, but not much else. 7770 could be slower than the 6850 at 1080p in a number of DX9 games.

Actually I must say otherwise. The 7850 is a beast man with the newer drivers. I'm running an RMA replacement myself and am getting a 7409 graphics score at 1150/1227 with a moderate voltage bump. Get one if you can, they are quite cheap.

Not just me BTW, everyone in the oc threads are getting these results as well. Check it out.
Edited by yawa - 1/22/13 at 6:28pm
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Can I join the club? Just got my Hawx edition Msi 6870 the other day,this these things in crossfire are crazy OMG!
     
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Triple voltege adjustment via Afterburner! I didnt even know you can do all these things-WOW! Iam sticking with MSI from now on! biggrin.gif
     
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This is by FAR the best made 6870 in the market in my opinion! Its very heavy as well-You can tell they use nothing but the best materials i give it a 10! Need to find 1 more now so i can get rid of this HIS version
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Hey guys? i need a aftermarket cooler or a msi frozr fan cause i have the MSI R6870-2PM2D1GD5/OC and the fan that comes with it, even with the copper pipes, cant keep the card cool at stock clocks when benchmarking with kombustor, instead i watch it rise above 80oC
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Isi t just me or does that thing look really small compared to a 6870?

not my 6850.....................................
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