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whatevs, I'm buying 2 6950's and flashing them..Why buy 2 6970s? Until the revisions keep the 6950 from unlocking, I think most people would go for 6950 cf over the 6970 cf
6950s are a great deal but the 6970s have higher quality VRAM and are able to over clock higher.
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6950s are a great deal but the 6970s have higher quality VRAM and are able to over clock higher.
Really? It doesn't make sense for the GFX company to do this, just make loads of the same card and sell em is more sensible to them probably, some source on this?

I'm guessing what you mean is if they don't pass the A+ test they get put in the A pile and get turned into a 6950?
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guys, the 6990 isnt that noisy, check this link out
http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon-hd-6990-review/12
the 6950 cf is louder, by alittle by still louder, why are so many ppl complaining? and even the temps are just around 87C, and thats not that bad, some cards go over 100C
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guys, the 6990 isnt that noisy, check this link out
http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon-hd-6990-review/12
the 6950 cf is louder, by alittle by still louder, why are so many ppl complaining? and even the temps are just around 87C, and thats not that bad, some cards go over 100C
87c is ridiculously hot
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guys, the 6990 isnt that noisy, check this link out
http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon-hd-6990-review/12
the 6950 cf is louder, by alittle by still louder, why are so many ppl complaining? and even the temps are just around 87C, and thats not that bad, some cards go over 100C

47DBA at max...hmmmm not that noisy after all...its acceptable cuz my table fan is noiser than dat
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Woah.. what are the psu requirements for this beast?
    
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Still trying to think if I should dump my 580 and go for a dual GPU card...
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Still trying to think if I should dump my 580 and go for a dual GPU card...
Hell no. Just get another 580 if you need more powwaaaa
 
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I'm in the process of swapping out my good old pair of 4870x2 in CF and upgrading. Budget is around the £550 mark so the BIG question is one single 6990 or two 6970CF??

Read a lot and everyone seems divided....

It's/they are going on a ASUS Rampage 2 in the blue slots (PCIEx16). Has anyone fitted two 6970CF into this board? the third PCIEx16 slots defaults to x1 when the first slot is populated so the cards are going to be very snug like the 4870's in the two blue slots.

Thoughts would be appreciated!
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Lol AMD noobs 86C isnt hot, my GTX 480's cards during a furmark test sit on 104C, 103C, 103C and lazy physx gts 250 is at 60C

Blah blah blah thats dangerous, i know but its furmark during games max of 97C

and noise? i can hear my cards screeming from 10m away though a wall
 
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