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Went to 2 different Frys last week to get my 580 and asked about the 6970. They either had no idea what I was talking about or they said in about a week they should arrive. I'm not sure how reliable that is since they have been wrong in the past from my experiences.
They work on commission so I wouldn't really expect them to be all that reliable
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Fry's employee's typically have little to no technical background. They usually have no idea of which video cards are good or bad, a good value or overpriced, they can't tell you which is best for which resolution.

What they can do and what they will do however is read the back of the box and then regurgitate that info.

Once in a blue moon you'll run into one of them who knows something, but that is very rare as most people who know anything won't work for Fry's.
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Do you think I should wait for the ASUS 6970 to come back in stock on newegg because it has a 10MHz OC, Voltage Tweak up to 50%, and an aluminum shroud for better cooling, or should I just get a sapphire or gigabyte now?
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Do you think I should wait for the ASUS 6970 to come back in stock on newegg because it has a 10MHz OC, Voltage Tweak up to 50%, and an aluminum shroud for better cooling, or should I just get a sapphire or gigabyte now?
all that extra huff and puff is probably bologny.... i would just go with sapphire...its a good brand...my sapphire cards have been running strong for 2 years...
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