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I have no idea what you are talking about. I stopped reading at ATI tattoo. lol.
Sure you did

Thanks for making such a great thread, now go away.
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werent you just complaining about how your ati card was subpar? Im not trying to start a flame war im just simply confused as you seem to jump the fence pretty often
You see there is no fence as far as I'm concerned, and there is no team either. What this thread is about is not ATI versus Nvidia, it's about better graphics performance and saving about $590. You get better performance with 6950 CF unlocked to 6950CF especially at multi-monitor set ups. That's all this thread is about. I could care less about anything else. That's what this thread is about and it's in the title.
    
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Sure you did

Thanks for making such a great thread, now go away.
Your welcome. My Christmas gift to you.
    
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Don't forget you could also buy a nice full waterblock for both unlocked 6950, plus reservoir and triple radiator to watercool them and OC them like crazy. And STILL have money in your pocket, compared to 580 SLI.

580 GTX SLI + waterblocks for almost the same perf at high-res, and LESS video RAM? Ouch. Talk about wasting money.
Yah, 580 SLi has basically no point in light of this. I'm sure Nvidia will eventually respond with something else.
    
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Pretty sure the 6950's have room for an 8 pin power plug. I wonder if soldering one on would help with the overclocking.
    
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You see there is no fence as far as I'm concerned, and there is no team either. What this thread is about is not ATI versus Nvidia, it's about better graphics performance and saving about $590. You get better performance with 6950 CF unlocked to 6950CF especially at multi-monitor set ups. That's all this thread is about. I could care less about anything else. That's what this thread is about and it's in the title.
but all you have is a 1366x768 monitor and complained why it didnt run well enough for you, now you are praising them for an article posted here about the bios flash.

Im not bashing either end, both make great products however I doubt your objectivity by making a thread such as this when its already common knowledge at this point in time.
    
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Yah, 580 SLi has basically no point in light of this. I'm sure Nvidia will eventually respond with something else.
Well when you get a computer, post some proof of this and I will believe it.
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Some of you should get a decent display, mouse and keyboard in the first place. On a more serious note, HD6950 crossfire seems to be a winner in my view. It will run great at 2560x1600 and costs $560 after mail-in rebate. I paid $225 for my GTX260 216 over two years ago and it was not top of the line card back then...
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Well when you get a computer, post some proof of this and I will believe it.
I don't think I'll be getting 6950s so I can't. 1st page of this thread is proof.
    
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but all you have is a 1366x768 monitor and complained why it didnt run well enough for you, now you are praising them for an article posted here about the bios flash.

Im not bashing either end, both make great products however I doubt your objectivity by making a thread such as this when its already common knowledge at this point in time.
I was bottenecked by e8400 cpu. I got a i7 950 now. Thinking of getting a gtx460 or 5770 if I can find one for $100 AR.
    
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