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post #1011 of 3890
Yeah, dxdiag shows it as DX11, but at times, even on maxed out settings, the objects can really look like DX9/10 objects, atleast from my point of view, or it could just be that the objects were created like that.

But could just be because the monitor i use can only do 1080I(interlaced) with HDMI. Doesn't look too good whenever i try normal 1080 res.
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So I haven't actually received the card yet, but I just purchased a brand new XFX 6950 2GB from eBay for $250 shipped!

After selling my 9800GTX+ and GTS 250, it only cost me $75 to upgrade.

It's shipping from Canada, though, so I won't have it until the first or second week of March. I'm so psyched though!

This is going to be my first AMD card as well. I've been an Nvidia loyalist since my first 6800 Ultra back in the day.

So the most important question: what DX11 game should I play first?
Battlefield: Bad Company 2

The gameplay + graphics make it one of my favorite games of all time.
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today i buy like this card it's 6950 1GB
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You should be able to unlock it to the 6970 and with some added voltages, you might hit a decent OC with good temps! Best of look. Great card!
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You should be able to unlock it to the 6970 and with some added voltages, you might hit a decent OC with good temps! Best of look. Great card!
No, wrong.

That's an aftermarket cooler, with a new PCB rev.

That card won't unlock.
    
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No, wrong.

That's an aftermarket cooler, with a new PCB rev.

That card won't unlock.
So he would be better with reference? In the end?
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So he would be better with reference? In the end?
Deppends, that aftermarket card will give him GREAT temperatures, as well as lot less noise!

But, it won't unlock.
    
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So he would be better with reference? In the end?
He says he already bought it.
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He says he already bought it.
Yeah......I know.
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post #1020 of 3890
Doesn't really matter.

To be honest, not everyone liks OC'ing their cards... I mean mine's on stock lol (On sig rig I just wrote what OC I was able to achieve on the card, usually it's on stock )

Some people prefer better temps and quieter noise, thus, the after-market cooler of that card would be a better choice.
    
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