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6970 powercolor versus diamond versus msi

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msi, powercolor, and diamond are the 6970's i am confident will fit in my case,

xfx is too close to my max length, and asus is clearly too big, which would have been my safety picks from past experiences.

any suggestions from the 3 fits?
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diamond

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-182-_-Product

powercolor (the one with dual fans)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-394-_-Product

msi

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-554-_-Product
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post #3 of 30
Uhm.... Aren't they all exactly the same?
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MSI is the best of the lot.
For gods sake dont even think of an XFX card,they are terrible,this is from my own personal experiance with XFX
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among these three cards the powercolor card is the best,but it will be better if u can find msi hd6970 twin frozrII
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Originally Posted by Aniket View Post
MSI is the best of the lot.
For gods sake dont even think of an XFX card,they are terrible,this is from my own personal experiance with XFX
So because of your one problem the entire company is terrible?
    
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So because of your one problem the entire company is terrible?
two of my xfx cards died on me,and its not only me,many people around the world are complaining against XFX,seems u are defending XFX since u own their card.
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post #8 of 30
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i found alot of other gpus with twin frozr but no 6970s...
although i am definately going to wait until after th 8th cause of possible price drops in response to 6990
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post #9 of 30
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Originally Posted by Aniket View Post
two of my xfx cards died on me,and its not only me,many people around the world are complaining against XFX,seems u are defending XFX since u own their card.

And their warranty? second to none LOL. So you have a double lifetime warranty where you have a couple years with another brand
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And their warranty? second to none LOL. So you have a double lifetime warranty where you have a couple years with another brand
double lifetime warranty!!
Oh,dont make me laugh,I dont even take that into account,the most thing that I look for is the build quality,and XFX have a very poor build quality.
For amd cards we should buy from
msi/asus/sapphire/gigabyte
for nvidia cards we should buy from
evga/msi/asus/gigabyte
these all are the top notch gpu makers
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