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here is what i have so far


not sure whether to take it down to a 555BE and a cheaper mobo, get a 6950, then upgrade to sandy bridge/bulldozer when i have some money. :/
Edited by Nalty - 1/12/11 at 8:44am
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post #2 of 66
it seams good to me keep wat uv got unless if ur doing eyefinity then get a 6950 or 6970 because the 2gb comes in handy with more screens
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post #3 of 66
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shall i just order and call it a day?
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post #4 of 66
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nalty View Post
shall i just order and call it a day?
seams good to me, i would just check over everything and make sure thats what u want and good enough what u will use it for

but if its all good then yer, go for it !

Send sum pictures in on this thread, please, would like to see

Good Look, Gaming96.
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post #5 of 66
6950 if pos
bios flash is all the rage now
    
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post #6 of 66
Quote:
Originally Posted by tw15t3d View Post
6950 if pos
bios flash is all the rage now
but dosent always work sucsessfully + it void warrenty and stuff as soon as youve flashed it, he could always get another 6870 later on in crossfire
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post #7 of 66
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but dosent always work sucsessfully + it void warrenty and stuff as soon as youve flashed it, he could always get another 6870 later on in crossfire
works on all reference models and they wont know if you flashed it
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post #8 of 66
Quote:
Originally Posted by tw15t3d View Post
6950 if pos
bios flash is all the rage now
why dont you start a new trend of being quiet. bios flash is a morons guide to bricking your card.

personally i wouldnt flash a ati card if i had one, i like warranties and the like. especially if your new to it, youd be like OMG what this button do *KA-BOOM* oh well, into the oven you go.
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post #9 of 66
Nontheless, the 6950 would outperform the 6870 (for like £20 more)

Also I'd suggest you not to buy that psu, the cx-series is weak.
http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...-supplies.html
post #10 of 66
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Hy3RiD View Post
works on all reference models and they wont know if you flashed it
would you go for the 555 + 6950 then?
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