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I got a Gigabyte 6850 Overclocked-- it crashed plenty and froze on Crysis 1's last level. Then I decided to up my game and get a Sapphire 6950 2GB but the amount of black squares (at idle and full load) and ridiculous 3D deformation in every game along with crashing makes me think it's just another ****ty Radeon. I may just be very unlucky but I'd like to try something else and I'm running on just one screen, don't need that much VRAM.
Is the 6950 for sale?
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Not really. Them things run hot.

GTX560 run ice cold. means you can overclock to 1.1Ghz!
My 6950 ran cool @ 55% fan. 70C max and 38C idle. I put a 120mm fan on the bottom of my case, it helped plenty
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power supply or driver fail. lightning doesn't strike twice.
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Is the 6950 for sale?

Nope, sending it back to Newegg monday.
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power supply or driver fail. lightning doesn't strike twice.
I used two different power supplies. The 6850 was just fine with every other game, except Crysis. If it was a power supply issue I wouldn't get black squares and general artifacts on my background picture at idle, don't you think?


Back to the 560. Is the Gigabyte 560 any good?
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I just saw this one looks pretty sweet!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130628
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I just saw this one looks pretty sweet!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130628
Surely does look awesome but I'm not the type of person that would spend $70 additional to get Crysis 2 stickers

I'm looking at the ones around $225-$240
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Why you getting rid of a 6950 for a slower 560ti?
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Surely does look awesome but I'm not the type of person that would spend $70 additional to get Crysis 2 stickers

I'm looking at the ones around $225-$240
GAME, T-shirt, and poster w/ it.
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Why you getting rid of a 6950 for a slower 560ti?

Reading helps
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