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and or/ does it need to be like a first wave or a second wave or something.
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Twin Frozer II is a steaming pile o crap, oh and it doesn't unlock. In fact it was the first locked card to market.
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haha okay... well theres only a small difference in price between the 6950 and the 570 i paid 360 for my 570 and most of the ones are around 339 in microcenter and what not. theres a xfx 6950 for about 280 and a diamond one for 289 but both are about 12 miles away. i guess its still a good 70 dollar difference... not sure what to do. However some times microcenter dosent list all their stuff so ill go check in store. Haha thers a diamond 6970 for 339 in frys
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haha okay... well theres only a small difference in price between the 6950 and the 570 i paid 360 for my 570 and most of the ones are around 239 in microcenter and what not. theres a xfx 6950 for about 280 and a diamond one for 289 but both are about 12 miles away. i guess its still a good 70 dollar difference... not sure what to do. However some times microcenter dosent list all their stuff so ill go check in store.
Microcenter's prices are so low because they get their shipments delivered over seas by rocket powered paddle boats. Everyone else's prices are so high because their stuff gets shipped normally on ships that sink and destroy the ocean, and we as consumers get stuck paying for Whale diapers.

As far as your GPU dilemma, I say get the Nvidia GT-Radeon 670 Sponge Bob Edition.
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ahaha...... you read it before i edited it out. it was 339 i wish it was 239 i would buy 5. sorry about that...... your awesome analogy just went to waste......
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Microcenter's prices are so low because they get their shipments delivered over seas by rocket powered paddle boats. Everyone else's prices are so high because their stuff gets shipped normally on ships that sink and destroy the ocean, and we as consumers get stuck paying for Whale diapers.

As far as your GPU dilemma, I say get the Nvidia GT-Radeon 670 Sponge Bob Edition.
what she said ^ ^ ^
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ahaha...... you read it before i edited it out. it was 339 i wish it was 239 i would buy 5. sorry about that...... your awesome analogy just went to waste......
Seriously, the 570 and 6950 are both good options.
Both have up and downs, I like the stability and features on the Nvidia driver set myself.
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still not sure if its worth it for 60 bucks and that i would have to try multiple brands cuz im not sure which one will work, but ill think it over tonight and see how it goes.
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