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Poll Results: Anyone else think HD 6990 is too Expensive?

 
  • 40% (91)
    Yes! I'd rather get HD 6950 CF
  • 33% (75)
    No! You pay a premium for Dual-GPU cards
  • 26% (61)
    Don't Care! I'm waiting for GTX 590
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post #141 of 148
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Originally Posted by Track View Post
Okay, then 100%, since I haven't technically heard of anyone not being able to overclock even though they followed the guides and bought the right version.
I, I, I, I.
I've never ridden a unicycle before.

Here's a page with a small list of unsuccessful unlocks and unlocks with issues.
http://www.techpowerup.com/articles/...ng/vidcard/159
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Just so everyone is clear HD 6970 @ 1536SP vs HD 6950 @ 1408 SP results less then 5% in game performance so even if it does not unlock it still way better deal.
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post #143 of 148
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Okay, then 100%, since I haven't technically heard of anyone not being able to overclock even though they followed the guides and bought the right version.
I unlocked the shaders & overclocked the card to 840/1300 on stock volts & it artifacts. Unless i didnt notice before i did the unlock but it was a waste of my time & money

even going back to stock it still artifacted. Must of been a POS to begin with but to get back on subject id rather just snag another 6950
Edited by 4LC4PON3 - 3/9/11 at 7:40pm
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post #144 of 148
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Originally Posted by Blackhawk4 View Post
I'm not missing you're point at all. If you actually payed attention a good amount of people are getting your point, but the obvious part still stands. Marginal buyers are going to think it's too expensive regardless if you can unlock a 6950. I think you're the one that's missing the point some people are trying to get across.
So I'm missing the point that they ALREADY know that the HD 6950 CF is a better deal by continually going on and on about how I am wrong that the HD 6990 isn't a good deal?

I know it's not a good deal - that was MY point.

Let's just agree that no one should buy it.
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post #145 of 148
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Originally Posted by sLowEnd View Post
It's a small list that was formulated near the 6950's launch.
Also, variables such as binning may have changed since then.

If you take that list as a statistic for all 6950s, then you are doing it wrong.



If you haven't understood my lottery metaphor by now, you probably never will.
You're still pissed off by them PCS++ failures huh? We handed picked these blah blah blah... it's a binning issue. FAIL Powercolor. 99% unlock lol and they can't unlock and call it a batch issue?
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You're still pissed off by them PCS++ failures huh? We handed picked these blah blah blah... it's a binning issue. FAIL Powercolor. 99% unlock lol and they can't unlock and call it a batch issue?
I was never pissed off about the PCS cards. Why would I be?
Are you sure you don't have me confused with someone who actually owns one of those cards?
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I was never pissed off about the PCS cards. Why would I be?
Are you sure you don't have me confused with someone who actually owns one of those cards?
Ah ok.

There's another cat here whose been recommending the PCS++ like the 2nd coming of Jesus...
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Two unlocked 6950's in Crossfire are a better value; I don't know why this is even up for debate.
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