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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...416R-_-Product

Basically, I've looked at a lot of the threads around here and I want the 2GB to (hopefully) flash to a 6970.

Are any of them possibly a better bet for a rev 1? Does anyone know? Probably going to go with the PowerColor since it's the cheapest, 2 year warranty isn't that bad.

Opinions please.

Edit: Went with the PowerColor, got the last one. OOS on the page .
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814131384
Edited by justarealguy - 2/24/11 at 5:45am
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Honestly I like the Sapphire card better only because it comes with stuff I wanted. Like x2 6 pin adapters if you need them, Mini display adapter & an hdmi cable. No other card comes with any of this stuff.

Gigabyte has a promo right now 6950 2gb with 20.00 off for 279.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...igabyte%206950
Edited by 4LC4PON3 - 2/23/11 at 7:22pm
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Don't go red! D:
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Honestly I like the Sapphire card better only because it comes with stuff I wanted. Like x2 6 pin adapters if you need them, Mini display adapter & an hdmi cable. No other card comes with any of this stuff.

Gigabyte has a promo right now 6950 2gb with 20.00 off for 279.99
Yeah, that is a nice bit of stuff.

There's a promo for $20 off and then there's a rebate as well for an additional $20. Very tempting.
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I have never liked power color for some reason. I would get ASUS, MSI or XFX because of the double life warranty.

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Honestly I like the Sapphire card better only because it comes with stuff I wanted. Like x2 6 pin adapters if you need them, Mini display adapter & an hdmi cable. No other card comes with any of this stuff.

Gigabyte has a promo right now 6950 2gb with 20.00 off for 279.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...igabyte%206950
I always overlooked Shaphire because of the 2 years warranty instead of 3 or lifetime like the others. Maybe I should try them if they come with a display port which I could sell if I don't need it.

Right now Amazaon has the Saphifre 6950 for 256 AR
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this is what comes in the sapphire box no other video card comes with these at all. Fre hdmi cable & display port adaptor

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ImageG...th%20Eyefinity


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yeah my xfx 6950 just came with only a crossfire bridge , but compusa like only stocks xfx cards at the stores
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post #8 of 76
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Yeah, I saw the pic on newegg.

The sapphire rebate from amazon is identical to that on newegg. I'd rather deal with newegg tbh.
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post #9 of 76
If you go for an AMD card, you go Sapphire. There's really nothing more to discuss.
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ASUS or Sapphire. PowerColor too.
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