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HIS are well known, however I've never had their card and I don't know anything about the quality. But yes, it's a famous brand
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That's true. I'm wondering if I should bite the bullet and spend an extra £50 getting a 6970...hmm.
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post #13 of 19
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Ordered a KFA2 GTX 570. That is all.
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post #14 of 19
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Ordered a KFA2 GTX 570. That is all.
Ok, nice to hear you decided, congrats
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post #15 of 19
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Ordered a KFA2 GTX 570. That is all.
You're the fith member I see planning on getting an HD 6950 and getting a GTX 570 afterwards
post #16 of 19
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You're the fith member I see planning on getting an HD 6950 and getting a GTX 570 afterwards
It was just too tempting. Don't think I'm going to go with a 27" monitor, going to stick with good old 24". It's big enough for me and the GTX 570's smash it. Going to put it under water and hopefully create my own GTX 577 1/2
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post #17 of 19
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It was just too tempting. Don't think I'm going to go with a 27" monitor, going to stick with good old 24". It's big enough for me and the GTX 570's smash it. Going to put it under water and hopefully create my own GTX 577 1/2
It will easily exceed stock GTX 580 and HD 5970 level on air
post #18 of 19
Guys, forgive me if im wrong,
but im sure that the 6950 can be flashed to a 6970....

simple bios flash....

it was confirmed with the engineering samples a while back but not the RTM peices are here....

they have been checked and work...

so maybe worth considering a 6950... and flashing it....

save £70....

just an idea..
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also, i was thinking that 6990 is not far away.....

which means price wars !!!!!!
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