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What's up reflex. In my defense I linked that card in my 1st post.


Yes you did! However I have heard that the card is heavy and can be a lot for the slot to support in vertical cases.
    
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Yes you did! However I have heard that the card is heavy and can be a lot for the slot to support in vertical cases.
What made you decide on the 6870? You can get a 6950 for about the same price, and I believe the 6950 can be unlocked to a 6970.
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What made you decide on the 6870? You can get a 6950 for about the same price, and I believe the 6950 can be unlocked to a 6970.
The 6870 because of price/performance ratio... honestly I have not considered the 69xx because $300+ for a graphics card is not a place I want to go.
    
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personally i would get the ASUS one been known to be 1 of the coolest 6870's out there aside of the twin frozer one.
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What made you decide on the 6870? You can get a 6950 for about the same price, and I believe the 6950 can be unlocked to a 6970.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-171-_-Product

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121416

This seems like a great deal, if I am willing to increase my budget and with the ability to flash the BIOS to 6970 spec's I will get a lot more mileage from this card not to mention increased future resale value...I think I just sold myself!?
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...pk=6870%20hawk

That card is better than the twin Frozr, and cheaper.
It may be, but I only feel comfortable recommending stuff I've used myself, so I can post my own numbers. That one I haven't.
Edited by denydog - 2/26/11 at 12:03pm
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XFX, lifetime warranty for the win.
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