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Congrats and don't be shy. I dated my 6950 for only two days before I married it after a 6970 bios prenup!
    
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Originally Posted by F-U-B-A-R View Post
Just sold my 4890 today! Ordering my 6950 and gonna flash it to 6970! Does anyone know how much bigger it is than a 4890??
j

much bigger lol...

my 5870 is at least 3 inches bigger than the 4890 I had so I assume the 6950 is the same size as the 5870 or longer.
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Just sold my 4890 today! Ordering my 6950 and gonna flash it to 6970! Does anyone know how much bigger it is than a 4890??
Much bigger, like 1-2 inches bigger in fact.
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That sucks.. im not gonna be able to use my extra fan mount on my case to blow on my video card. =/

What can I do with an extra 120mm fan??
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Just sold my 4890 today! Ordering my 6950 and gonna flash it to 6970! Does anyone know how much bigger it is than a 4890??
About an inch.

The 4890 is 9.5" long, while the 6950 is ~10.6" (Although this doesn't factor in the 4890's rear-facing power connectors)
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That sucks.. im not gonna be able to use my extra fan mount on my case to blow on my video card. =/

What can I do with an extra 120mm fan??
sell it? mod something? put it somewhere else in your case? theres all sorts of things
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post #17 of 50
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Originally Posted by sLowEnd View Post
About an inch.

The 4890 is 9.5" long, while the 6950 is ~10.6" (Although this doesn't factor in the 4890's rear-facing power connectors)
Thats right! the connectors were hiting the middle of my fan.. so It should fit since they are on top of the card.

Thanks for the help! (=

EDIT: That extra inch is the same as the rear connectors.
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I had to move my hard drive bay to fit the hd 6950 in my case. It dwarfs my old hd 5770s by about 2x overall size I'd say o.O
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hmm so i shouldnt do the full 6970 bio flash right? i hear ppl's cards getting damages that way. I should just do the shaders unlock?
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Just shaders, follow this guide.
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