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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-360-_-Product

$500 for this HIS 6970, only difference I see is a little overclock.
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To take advantage of morons.

"I don't have to risk voiding the warranty and catching the house on fire to overclock this card myself ? AWESOME"
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most likely beccause its overclocked by the manufacturer so its overclocked from the instant you use it. its like charging for a service i guess. its a rip off since u can overclock it urself. if i were you id get a sapphire with a special cooling or something along the lines of that.
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It has a 20 mhz oc.That doesn't warrant another 130.00?C'mon now.It is a typo,it's suppose to be 399.00
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Usually an overclocked card cost $30-$40 bucks more... I thought I was missing something guess I didn't. Maybe newegg messed up with the price?
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Because people don't know how to download msi afterburner, and type in "900" next to the words "core clock" .
    
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Couldn't even through in 4gb of GDDR5 waht a rip off, could be a newegg error
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post #8 of 13
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Originally Posted by l3gend. View Post
most likely beccause its overclocked by the manufacturer so its overclocked from the instant you use it. its like charging for a service i guess. its a rip off since u can overclock it urself. if i were you id get a sapphire with a special cooling or something along the lines of that.
Usully I go with Sapphire but I dislike the shiny sticker on the fan. I haven't had any problems with graphics card and I usually keep mine for 1-2 years. Only thing I look for now is unlocked voltage and a nice sticker.

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Couldn't even through in 4gb of GDDR5 waht a rip off, could be a newegg error
At first I thought they made a 4GB 6970 which would be decent because I plan on getting 3 24" monitors.
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post #9 of 13
Omg finally the perfect card, I'll buy 10 of these and I'll have like a godly comp if I put them together right? Brb going to ask my mom for credit card
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post #10 of 13

Clearly worth it.
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