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Does anyone own this particular Radeon HD 6870 yet? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-521-_-Product


Edited by Silomatic - 1/19/11 at 10:10pm
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Title says it all...
Not really, cause I have to go to another website to figure out what you're talking about.
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Guess the "6870" in the title within the "ati video card section" was too complicated to figure out. I'll edit for the slower ones out there.
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Guess the "6870" in the title within the "ati video card section" was too complicated to figure out. I'll edit for the slower ones out there.
Insulting other fellow members isn't a good way to get answers to your question.
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Insulting other fellow members isn't a good way to get answers to your question.
You're right and I apologize. Read his reply as unnecessary and rude so I lashed out. Once again I apologize. With that said I've revised the op.
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Insulting other fellow members isn't a good way to get answers to your question.
Unless they deserved it.

To the OP, it just came out so I doubt it. I know becasue I have been watching new egg and XFX site since I bought 2 x 6870 XFX refernce cards yesterday.
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Yeah I'm interested in the cooling more than anything. I also notice thats its a Black Edition as well as its being oc'ed the same as the blower version of the other Black Edition hd 6870 XFX put out. Just wondering if the cooler is the only difference. I'll keep an eye out I guess. Thank you for the reply Gabe.

Oh and I wonder if this card also comes with that kickass case badge like the previous =P
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XFX non reference cards have always had a bad rep. They just seem to go cheap. That could change but buyer be ware.

I am a strong fan for low temps, the stock ref 6870's are decent in that department. I would go ref or ASUS D-CU ATM. ASUS does not have quality complaints on their aftermarket cards.
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post #9 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Silomatic View Post
Guess the "6870" in the title within the "ati video card section" was too complicated to figure out. I'll edit for the slower ones out there.
Yes I own an ATI 6870. Thanks for the picture, I already have too may tabs/windows open, but now I know I don't own that particular 6870.

Sorry I was rude, but I'm a big fan of descriptive links. Takes 10-15 seconds to type one, but much easier for people to just read. Seems a lot of people use indechipherable links, but every time I see one, I picture thousands of people popping tabs/windows open and losing their concentration. haha

I'm on a losing mission.
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post #10 of 11
I recommend you stick to a reference card, they are more easily watercooled and resale is usually better because there are more aftermarket cooler options for them. You already have a Rasa kit so adding a waterblock with a reference card is a real option.
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