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Any reason in particular not to buy this specific brand of 6870? I can get a brand new one for $189 Shipped which is too good to pass up as long as it's a nice version of the 6870. Thanks for help!
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Any reason in particular not to buy this specific brand of 6870? I can get a brand new one for $189 Shipped which is too good to pass up as long as it's a nice version of the 6870. Thanks for help!
There customer support is kind of iffy but I never had a problem. Go for it :thumb2:
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I have not had a problem with XFX RMA.
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Well, I hope I don't have to RMA. lol

Has anyone owned these to give me some input on the cooling, noise, performance, etc.?
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Your SIG says that you already have one?
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post #6 of 11
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Well, I hope I don't have to RMA. lol

Has anyone owned these to give me some input on the cooling, noise, performance, etc.?
If it's anything like my old 5870's, then they should be pretty quiet, and IIRC the 6870 uses less power, is quieter, and produce less heat than a 5870.

I would say they run really quiet and cool.
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Does XFX still use 6870 ref cards?
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post #8 of 11
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Your SIG says that you already have one?
Because I'm ordering it now. hehe Didn't have it yet.

I'm just basically keeping my new build listed in my Sig to keep track of everything. I have just about all of it ordered now. Thanks for the help guys! I'll definitely be picking one of these up and most likely Crossfiring with another one later on.

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Does XFX still use 6870 ref cards?
Yes, I'm pretty sure it is Reference.
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post #9 of 11
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Crossfiring with another one later on
Great choice. At least your not falling for the "AMD Crossfire drivers suck" BS.
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post #10 of 11
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Well, the way I look at it is the 6800's are still new cards so even if their drivers aren't perfect right now, they will continue to release updates so it can only get better. The performance and scalability of these cards is beyond impressive and I have wanted them since they released. I'm happy that I finally found a deal that made it worth my while.
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