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i have gigabyte 6970 and iam going to buy another 6970 sapphire so can i cf both of them or i have to buy gigsbyte?

thanks
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Fortunately, the brand of the card doesn't matter. So as long as you have enough power, it'll work.
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Nope, doesn't matter what brand, unless you want the same card just for the looks =)
Also, what psu do you have?

Offtopic: how come you bought a 6970, instead of a 6950 and unlocking it, would save you some $
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brand doesn't matter just good to try to match the speeds on the 2 cards, unless they fixed the issue of matching speeds been out the loop for a while tongue.gif
    
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Originally Posted by ph10m;11957516 
Offtopic: how come you bought a 6970, instead of a 6950 and unlocking it, would save you some $

a 6950 with a 6970 bios is not a 6970.
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Originally Posted by SohcSTI;11958277 
a 6950 with a 6970 bios is not a 6970.
Lol you right, but still unlocked 6950 performs well like 6970
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Originally Posted by Colt;11958290 
Lol you right, but still unlocked 6950 performs well like 6970

I hear there are stability issues when you unlock the 6950s. Wish someone could confirm.
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Originally Posted by BizzareRide;11958308 
I hear there are stability issues when you unlock the 6950s. Wish someone could confirm.
This reminds me of all the unlocking that was done with the GTX 465s that were born as GTX 470s (such as the MSI Twin Frozr II Golden Edition GTX 465): many found instability until they tweaked the card so that it became comfortable as a GTX 470.
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post #9 of 18
it have a thread for the unlocking of the 6950...What the reviews said that the card preforms just aswell as the 6970 but only time will tell how long it last.
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post #10 of 18
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her in or country we have the 6970 for 315us and the 6950 for 300 so only 15us between them

my ps is 1200w
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