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Update: Got a call from the store. Apparently they are unable to repair my 5970 so they are giving me a brand new Gigabyte 5970. I guess it's ok. When the new 5970 arrives, i now have a couple of options:

1. sell my 5970 and 6950 and buy a 6990 or:
2. sell my 6950 and buy a 5870/5850 amd trifire it with the 5970.

hmm, what do u guys think?
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Buy another 5970?
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Update: Got a call from the store. Apparently they are unable to repair my 5970 so they are giving me a brand new Gigabyte 5970. I guess it's ok. When the new 5970 arrives, i now have a couple of options:

1. sell my 5970 and 6950 and buy a 6990 or:
2. sell my 6950 and buy a 5870/5850 amd trifire it with the 5970.

hmm, what do u guys think?
....There's a game you can't max with 5990?

Save up for HD 7000!
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Buy another 5970?
hmm, i read somewhere that quadfire don't scale that well and 5970 here is aus still sells at around $800 AUD
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I guess we'll see what happens.

Im having to RMA my 5970 with Asus. We'll see who gets what. hehe
ASUS have a really good RMA Department, expect a 6990
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Buy a 5870/5850 in the hopes that sometime in the future, the gigabyte 5970 will die and they will have finally run out of them.
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post #27 of 43
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look what i picked up today





i asked the guy in the counter to what happened to the 5970 that they are supposed to give. He said that they didn't have any left and they could ONLY give me the 6990. lol.

This someone say trifire?



hehehe.

I'm not too sure if i'll keep the 6950 coz I'm not sure if my PSU can handle it.
Plus, I'm only gaming at 1900 x 1200 so we'll see, might sell the 6950 and grab myself an ssd.

cheers fellas.
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post #28 of 43
congratz...it's like the gift that keeps on giving

i wouldn't bother tri-firing. get the ssd and have some fun times!
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post #29 of 43
wow nice!

how much would u seel the 6950
    
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Yay!
With Powercolor that's tough.
 
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