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anyone have the 6950? how is the noise/heat? can it beat a 800mhz gtx470?

everyone seems to be getting 6970... is the 6950 a bad choice for $300?
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anyone have the 6950? how is the noise/heat? can it beat a 800mhz gtx470?

everyone seems to be getting 6970... is the 6950 a bad choice for $300?
No it cant beat a GTX 470 @ 800Mhz but its much cooler and quieter. I will be getting 2 of them soon.
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how "much" cooler n quieter? any graphs/links?

how close does it get to a 800mhz 470 when oc'd?
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No it cant beat a GTX 470 @ 800Mhz but its much cooler and quieter. I will be getting 2 of them soon.
And selling tHe 580
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selling 580 for 2x 6950?
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I've made a test between 470, 570 and 6950, 6950 can easily beat 470 in 3DMV and 3D11.
two tables below are the tests.


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No it cant beat a GTX 470 @ 800Mhz but its much cooler and quieter. I will be getting 2 of them soon.
In what world does a 6950 not beat a gtx470? Not everybody is achieving an 800Mhz core on their 470 and just as one card can be OC'd, so can another.

Not to mention they have amazing crossfire scaling.

@OP, I have one now though I will be replacing it shortly with a 6970. It is a great card, I had a 4890, this card is much quieter, it is a good 5-10C cooler, and is literally about 100% faster.
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