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Hi everyone just got some new parts which included an XFX HD6950.
not started takin benchmarks but all i can say so far is this card is a badass, so far i played GTA IV + expansions, Civ5, Left 4 Dead 2, Metro 2033, Fallout NV and Stalker CoP an its handled all of them without fail, i think GTA is largly down to a new CPU
Anyway i just wanted to share my joy with OCN ^^
post #2 of 22
its not badass till you unlock it to a 6970 and then be happy you got a 6970 for 6850 6950 price.
Edited by ckybam3 - 1/6/11 at 1:50pm
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post #3 of 22
Congrats

Quote:
Originally Posted by ckybam3 View Post
its not badass till you unlock it to a 6970 and then be happy you got a 6970 for 6850 price.
he has a 6850 as the title says or 6950 as the post says
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sounds good!

can we get pics?
 
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post #5 of 22
Im confused with all the 6850 talk. Do you have a 6950 or 6850?
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You're telling me that you maxed out metro in DX11 with full tessellation and max AA?? What resolution are you playing at??
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post #7 of 22
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ckybam3 View Post
its not badass till you unlock it to a 6970 and then be happy you got a 6970 for 6850 price.
need to buy a new PSU tomorrow, then am gonna maybe flash bios am just wary of loosing my warranty
post #8 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by ckybam3 View Post
its not badass till you unlock it to a 6970 and then be happy you got a 6970 for 6850 price.
That would be badass, if it wasn't impossible.

6950 unlocks to 6970.

The 6850 doesn't unlock to anything.

EDIT:

Ahh, I read the title and it says 6850, but he actually bought a 6950.

Unlock that mofo.
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post #9 of 22
I assumed the title was a type since he said he was maxing metro lol. No way a 6850 is maxing metro since I cant even do that and im on a 5870

edit: you wont loose your warranty since you have 2 bios's on that card if a flash goes bad you can always fix it. Or if you need to rma you just flash back. Its like so easy now.
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post #10 of 22
Quote:
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That would be badass, if it wasn't impossible.

6950 unlocks to 6970.

The 6850 doesn't unlock to anything.
The 6850 unlocks to a 6850
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