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post #1 of 9
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Hey guys,

I'm going to order a HD6950 in my new build

but I don't know which brand i should go with? :O


& would it matter if I had 1GB or 2GB?
cuz i want to unlock it when i get it to a HD6970


Greetz ^_^
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XFX or MSI.
    
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Thread Starter 
would it fit in a NZXT crafted series LEXA S ?
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post #4 of 9
Asus, MSI, Gigabyte, Visiontek, HIS, Diamond and Sapphire.
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I have 2 club3d cards, unlocked perfectly, no problems or artifacts. It was the cheapest I could find and I have no regrets
    
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post #6 of 9
HIS has it for $260 after mail in rebate. I grabbed one. Offer lasts till 2/28 in newegg.com
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post #7 of 9
Yea like Awaz said, Newegg has the HIS for $260 as well as the Sapphire. Most people like the HIS cover design better.
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post #8 of 9
Whichever 2GB model you can find cheapest.. only 2GB 6950's can unlock.
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post #9 of 9
If your case isn't that good with air cooling, or runs hot. Go MSI. Seems to run cooler, other wise id so Asus imo.
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