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Did some reading and with the 2GB model you can unlock a 6950 to be like a 6970. So in THIS case a 2GB would be key.
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Originally Posted by begjr2 View Post
lol people saying to get a 6950 if it unlocks is a joke imo. there is a articale on here that shows the 6950 2gb vs 1gb vs some other cards. He did a test with unlocking the 6950 and just a straight oc to it vs other cards in the price range. The diff between the unlocked and oc 6950 eas very minute @ best i think it was a 3% gain not sure so dont quote me on that. Best thing i can say is go for the 6950 cause it is a great card for ur money but at the say time just OC it cause its not worth maybe messing up ur card to Unlock it and the benifits arent worth it really. and actually the 6950 1g is better unless she plans on using more than 1 monitor
The GF would PROBABLY go into a two monitor setup. I doubt it would be anytime soon, but it would be good to set her up for the future.
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560ti!
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Hahahaha! This thread gave me a smile. Random answers given and not needed to know but for you guys.
post #35 of 81
So she may go into a 2 screen setup down the line then well,

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102914

Or

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814261099

only real benefit to getting the palit is the games she would get with it.
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The GF would PROBABLY go into a two monitor setup. I doubt it would be anytime soon, but it would be good to set her up for the future.
well in that case man the 6950 2g would be perfect for her and getting a 2nd one in the future would kill all the games out there. I wish i had the link for u so u could see the comparions to a unlocked and just oc 6950 and where it compares to a 6970 it would help u out allot. and a 6950 kills a 560 in almost every scenerio.
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post #37 of 81
300$ Bucks for your Girl huh?

How about this?
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post #38 of 81
6950 and a dick in a box.
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ahhh found u the link here u go man it compares the 6950's unlocked stock and o./c
http://www.overclock.net/ati/946027-...omparison.html
yea im also building my wife a new comp but she aint getting 2 monitors but she will be getting a 6950
Edited by begjr2 - 2/23/11 at 11:25am
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I think we need pic so we can see what a girl thats happy to get a GPU as a gift looks like.
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