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Can you still flash them to 6970s?
Yes, but you have to get a reference design 2Gb version.
     
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@OP,
2x hd5870 is much better option than a single hd6970,
so get another hd5870
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post #13 of 14
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@OP,
2x hd5870 is much better option than a single hd6970,
so get another hd5870
You're crazy.



Sell 5870 while you can and go single 6970
post #14 of 14
Go for a single 6970. Less power consumption.
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