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Hi i recently purchased a 6950, and it could be me being sour cause its currently in the middle of RMA, but the performance of the card is nothing amazing and i heard its geared towards future games.... so which ones, as early as crysis 2, or do they mean the end of 2011 if its end of 2011 i feel well and truly riped off, another question in the real (not benches) how does 6950 handle crysis, metro 2033, GTA IV (mine was artifacting allot on gta iv so i RMA'ed it ^^)
thanks dom
What artifacts?
Green and red rain?
I get that and my firends with 6000 series cards get it aswell
Sounds like you RMA for no reason.
Crysis runs fine even on lesser cards,Metro 2033 and GTA IV are 2 of the worst examples of games you could try and max.
Hint:Its not the hardware its the crappy coding/porting.
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if you dont like the card maybe you should sell it? Or maybe buy another to get better performance? Also it could be the brand you have, which brand do u have?
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A 6870 can max out any game
Nope, they can't.

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a 6950 1GB is only slightly better. I don't know if you'll see any noticeable gains unless you get a 2GB and unlock it.
A 2GB version is only going to help above 1200P.
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What artifacts?
Green and red rain?
I get that and my firends with 6000 series cards get it aswell
Sounds like you RMA for no reason.
Crysis runs fine even on lesser cards,Metro 2033 and GTA IV are 2 of the worst examples of games you could try and max.
Hint:Its not the hardware its the crappy coding/porting.
I RMAed it mainly cause of the sound of jumping elc from inside the card, the artifacting was just the final straw before i RMA
post #15 of 23
Your 6950 is a lemon otherwise it would destroy a a 5770.

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umm, no cause i not notice any particular performance increase over my 5770, as i said in the post i might just be feelin sour casue i had to RMA my 6950
    
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Your 6950 is a lemon otherwise it would destroy a a 5770.
haha a lemon... never heard that before?
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If you are upgrading from a 57xx series, I would say by all means 6950 is a pretty hefty upgrade. Heck, even if you are upgrading from a 58xx cards, I still considered a decent upgrade. If you are upgrading from 6870, then it may not worth the time and money unless you got other uses for the 6870 - like building your girlfriend or family member a rig. Now, if you are into unlocking shaders and overclocking, then it becomes another story.
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haha yer am gonna go ahead an unlock the shaders when i get my card back, hope it still has a bios switch on it
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I had a 5770, used to run BFBC2 with 2x MSAA and 4x AF at 40~50 FPS at 1080p.

Now with my unlocked 6950 I run it with 8x MSAA and 16x AF at a solid 60 FPS at 1080p.
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haha a lemon... never heard that before?
lemon = bad quality
plum = good quality

learned that in econ lol
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