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[Newegg] XFX 6950 2gb $260 AMIR, plus $10 gift card

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XFX HD 6950 2GB for $290, and $260 after a $30 MIR

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I actually bought one at $305 an hour before the price drop, and after 5 minutes online with a sales rep, they're gonna refund me the $15! I love newegg, and this is about the cheapest I've seen this card. Plus it's XFX, so you get the lifetime warranty

and the MIR

UPDATE: looks like they added a $10 gift card to the offer as well

EDIT: looks like

is having a sale, too that I missed first time around. It's actually the Sapphire for $277, and only a $20 MIR, but it ends up bing $257. Only a few bucks cheaper in the end, but the up front cost is $13 cheaper, but you don't get the lifetime warranty. Oh well, still happy with my purchase

UPDATE: looks like they added a $10 gift card to the offer as well
Edited by seven9st surfer - 3/10/11 at 9:47am
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not bad for a 2gb card
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I wonder if this is the card that can be unlocked...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BigFrank View Post
I wonder if this is the card that can be unlocked...
Yup. Only 2GB versions of the 6950 can.
    
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I wonder if this is the card that can be unlocked...
Both cards should be unlockable. I have the XFX one and it was rather simple to do. Most people use the Sapphire one.
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Both cards should be unlockable. I have the XFX one and it was rather simple to do. Most people use the Sapphire one.
I have the same card unlocked already. I was just hoping they wouldnt have changed it yet. I may grab this offer and crossfire mine up should set me good for sometime.
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My local store has V1.1 and 1.2, no idea what the diff is or if they both unlock.
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so 2gb versions are confirmed to be unlockable?

what is the success rate for the 1gb version to be unlocked?
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so 2gb versions are confirmed to be unlockable?

what is the success rate for the 1gb version to be unlocked?
The 2gb one is not a guaranteed unlock, the 1gb versions don't unlock at all. Unlocking is a gamble (similar to unlocking Phenom II processors), but it seems like most of them do unlock fine.
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updated offer to include $10 gift card
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