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This card is so loud it makes the 480 sound like a purring kitten. They should have gone with a 3 slot cooler. However, one of these tri-fired with a 6970 under water is
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the 6990 is the same length as the 5970 This was surprising because it appeared longer in pictures before release.

Like I have said before in another thread, if you buy this card you are most likely going to WC it and OC it even further. So the noise issue is thrown out the window.

IF you can get your hands on a pair of used 6950s that can unlock then go that route. I think I would have if I didnt have waterblocks for my current gpu setup.
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IF you can get your hands on a pair of used 6950s that can unlock then go that route. I think I would have if I didnt have waterblocks for my current gpu setup.
Like I keep saying, AMD has revised all of the 6950's and pretty soon the ones still on the current market are going to dissapear
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idk. $700 is crazy for a gpu. You want to play Metro 2033 with no lag? Play it on xbox for $60. I bought 9800 pro many years ago for $399 and I think it was the best one at the time and it hurt than to pay that for a gpu. I do have the money and I still wont buy it. Buy a $350 gpu and put the other $350 into something that in 5-10 years that will be worth something. Like Vintage video game merchandise or something lol
Edited by CtrlAltElite - 3/9/11 at 7:35pm
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Originally Posted by Jov4nTh3Yu9o View Post
Like I keep saying, AMD has revised all of the 6950's and pretty soon the ones still on the current market are going to dissapear
Do you have a link for that? Im not doubting you id just like to see it for myself.
Thats a shame if true.
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idk. $700 is crazy for a gpu. You want to play Metro 2033 with no lag? Play it on xbox for $60. I bought 9800 pro many years ago for $399 and I think it was the best one at the time and it hurt than to pay that for a gpu. I do have the money and I still wont buy it. Buy a $350 gpu and put the other $350 into something that in 5-10 years that will be worth something. Like Vintage video game merchandise or something lol
I know what you mean... I dropped $1000 on a set of GPU's a while back and I'm not going to do it again.. I can afford it easily but it just doesn't make sense to.
 
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idk. $700 is crazy for a gpu. You want to play Metro 2033 with no lag? Play it on xbox for $60. I bought 9800 pro many years ago for $399 and I think it was the best one at the time and it hurt than to pay that for a gpu. I do have the money and I still wont buy it. Buy a $350 gpu and put the other $350 into something that in 5-10 years that will be worth something. Like Vintage video game merchandise or something lol
Off topic, but I see you have a cougar power supply, just wanted to know how good it is. I want to but a cougar 1000 watt, but I wasn't sure if they were all that good..
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Do you have a link for that? Im not doubting you id just like to see it for myself.
Thats a shame if true.

I posted this earlier today.Scroll down tap on the bottom of page for benchmarks on games.

http://www.overclock.net/ati/960863-...k11-score.html
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Do you have a link for that? Im not doubting you id just like to see it for myself.
Thats a shame if true.
http://www.overclock.net/ati/957923-6950-revisions.html
The posts with the pics says it all
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