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HD6950 1GB also unlocks? or only 2GB?

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Question is in the title


the 1GB is cheaper so I wanna know if the 1GB version unlocks to a 6970 too :O


EDIT:

And Also

Will a AMD X2 555BE bottleneck this card?
Edited by DaisukeJP - 2/3/11 at 2:59pm
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No the 1gb 6950 does not unlock.
    
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No the 1gb 6950 does not unlock.
That sucks.
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well then i just have to go for the 6950 2GB

but guys

Will a Phenom II X2 555 Black Edition
Hold this card back?

and I'll unlock it to a 6970 so..
will it bottleneck?
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It won't hold it back too much, most games are still written for 2 threads.
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No it wont. Once you overclocked it you should be fine.


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post #9 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by DaisukeJP View Post
well then i just have to go for the 6950 2GB

but guys

Will a Phenom II X2 555 Black Edition
Hold this card back?

and I'll unlock it to a 6970 so..
will it bottleneck?



not at all
post #10 of 13
ur 555BE will neck a 6970 at stock.
my 550BE @ stock 3.1Ghz WILL bottleneck 4890 CF and GTX275 SLi, which basically is a 5870.
with a good 3.8 OC it can handle a 6970 easily.
be sure to attempt to unlock those cores!
    
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