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ATI 6950 2GB For $200? Should i go for it?

Poll Results: Should i buy the ATI 6950 2GB for $200?

 
  • 93% (15)
    Yes, Go for it. The best deal there is!
  • 6% (1)
    Nope, stick with what you have.
16 Total Votes  
post #1 of 5
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Someone offered me through kijiji their ATI HD 6950. It is a ATI reference or direct from ATI card.

No warranty, no box, no accessories. Only the card.

I will test it and make sure it works in my sytem, but i am unsure if it'll be safe in the long run. If its been overclocked previously etc.

Price is $200 but i can bargain to get it for $180 or so. Should i go for it? I already have an XFX 6950 2GB, could do crossfire.confused.gif
post #2 of 5
Go for it! I paid $255 for my 460 in the summer lol.
 
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post #3 of 5
Yes. Go for it. Ask about warranty too. Comes with lifetime and if he hasn't registered it yet you can. Hes probably giving it up cuz it doesn't unlock but you might be able to use modded 6950 bios with unlocked shaders instead of 6970 bios.
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that's tempting, I'd say go for it.
    
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Originally Posted by jfizz84;12758145 
Yes. Go for it. Ask about warranty too. Comes with lifetime and if he hasn't registered it yet you can. Hes probably giving it up cuz it doesn't unlock but you might be able to use modded 6950 bios with unlocked shaders instead of 6970 bios.

He said it's an ati card (meaning they manufactured it), and it has no warranty. He already has the XFX one.
 
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