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What should I buy? So far I am thinking about HD 6950's XFire'd.

Criteria:
My motherboard only supports 2 GPU's due to it being 1155.
Must run off my current PSU temporarily at least.
Must cost around $600.

EDIT: When is the HD 6990 releasing?
Edited by snelan - 1/27/11 at 3:15pm
    
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570 sli
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570 SLi or a HC2
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570 SLI is 700, not 600. Plus, you can unlock 6950's and get 6970 performance.
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Not this again.
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570 SLI is 700, not 600. Plus, you can unlock 6950's and get 6970 performance.
pfff maybe on newegg.

I'd get 560s and go under water IMO
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Not all Cayman pros unlock so it'd be a mistake to buy them
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Originally Posted by Halfslashed View Post
570 SLI is 700, not 600. Plus, you can unlock 6950's and get 6970 performance.
It's actually $630 after mir....
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pfff maybe on newegg.

I'd get 560s and go under water IMO
I have certain criteria that a card has to have to be watercooled. Mostly, I try to stay away from watercooling lower or medium end cards, like 460's or a 560. They just don't produce enough heat, the short waterblock would look rather dumb, and the fact that the block costs 30-50% the price of the card makes it seem unrealistic.
    
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Not all Cayman pros unlock so it'd be a mistake to buy them
I'm not counting on them unlocking.
    
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