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MSI HD 6950 or Sapphire HD 6950?

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MSI HD 6950:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127555

or

Sapphire HD 6950:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102914
    
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Sapphire. But the MSI one will overvolt with Afterburner for the extra moneys.
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The Sapphire is cheaper. Both are reference design, so go for the Sapphire.
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post #4 of 18
For $20 savings I'd just get the Sapphire.
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Sapphire. But the MSI one will overvolt with Afterburner for the extra moneys.
They're both the reference design...
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Will there be any problem overclocking the sapphire with catalyst control center after I unlocked it to 6970? or what tool should I use?
    
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post #6 of 18
Use afterburner. CCC is !@$#$ for OCing.
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post #7 of 18
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I have tried afterburner for my 4850, but everytime i apply the clock speed my screen is messed up. The clock speed works fine when I used it with ccc.
    
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post #8 of 18
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-562-_-Product

You might want to look at this one, non reference cooler.
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post #9 of 18
sapphire , good card havent had a problem yet .. and it unlocked with 6970 bios .
    
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Originally Posted by J.Harris View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-562-_-Product

You might want to look at this one, non reference cooler.
Those don't unlock though.
    
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