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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...lor-_-14131392

Just found link on newegg, going to buy very soon.
Edited by Tunechi - 3/1/11 at 3:50pm
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Almost bought 3 of these a few hours ago, had them in my cart and newegg.com giving me free shipping, then decided to stick with Nvidia and went with some 580's - nice reviews on this though
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Am getting up to 64degrees (cpu temp) at load with this card's cooler blowing hot air into my case. Am really wondering what to do to help cool my CPU. Really don't want to have to shell out more cash for another HSF
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Your Cooler is very weak for 1.44v and a Quad core. Get at east a 212+
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I'm disappointed.

The reference HD 6950 has been as low as $230.

The HD 6950 PCS++, at ~$300, isn't worth it. For about the same price, you could get a GTX 570 (whose MSI reference card has been as low as ~$280 with a free 16GB flash drive). The 570 is on par with the HD 6970.
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
Your Cooler is very weak for 1.44v and a Quad core. Get at east a 212+
I always just assumed my cooler was as good as the 212+

Perhaps I need to reconsider...
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post #7 of 30
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I'm disappointed.

The reference HD 6950 has been as low as $230.

The HD 6950 PCS++, at ~$300, isn't worth it. For about the same price, you could get a GTX 570 (whose MSI reference card has been as low as ~$280 with a free 16GB flash drive). The 570 is on par with the HD 6970.
well with the 6950 PCS++ you're getting more than the ref 6950, an extra year on the warranty, better / quieter cooling, better ram, & shader unlock/overclock out of the box , not to mention a "free" game.
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post #8 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by Idra View Post
I'm disappointed.

The reference HD 6950 has been as low as $230.

The HD 6950 PCS++, at ~$300, isn't worth it. For about the same price, you could get a GTX 570 (whose MSI reference card has been as low as ~$280 with a free 16GB flash drive). The 570 is on par with the HD 6970.
Yea you can get a 570 that will take a ***** if u touch the voltage or overclock lol...
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post #9 of 30
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Idra View Post
I'm disappointed.

The reference HD 6950 has been as low as $230.

The HD 6950 PCS++, at ~$300, isn't worth it. For about the same price, you could get a GTX 570 (whose MSI reference card has been as low as ~$280 with a free 16GB flash drive). The 570 is on par with the HD 6970.
Most 6950s are between 260 after mail in rebate and 300.
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post #10 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tunechi View Post
Most 6950s are between 260 after mail in rebate and 300.
And?
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