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How much do you think I could get out of my 2x Sapphire AMD Radeon HD 6950 2GB Reference cards? They are currently flashed with Sapphire 6970 bios.

They were ran 24/7 at 920/1375 1.175V and benched at 1000/1450 1.3V.

Thanks for the replies!
Edited by compudaze - 4/2/11 at 7:21pm
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How old are these (sometimes the flash can damage them).

Is this OC 100% stable? I noticed DiRT 2 crashes within minutes what will take hours of looping heaven or another game......I would recommend playing DiRT 2 for a while at those speeds if you really want to make sure. Unless of course you have some other good method to test em.
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How old are these (sometimes the flash can damage them).

Is this OC 100% stable? I noticed DiRT 2 crashes within minutes what will take hours of looping heaven or another game......I would recommend playing DiRT 2 for a while at those speeds if you really want to make sure. Unless of course you have some other good method to test em.
I've had them since mid January 2011 and they've been flashed since day 1. I've bounced around between modded 6950 bios and 6970 bios since the ram on these don't have a problem at higher speeds.

At 920/1375 1.175V I would consider them 100% stable. 24H Furmark, 99 loops Crysis Warhead bench, 99 loops Metro 2033 bench, 4H Heaven bench, 3-4H per day COD:BO, 1-2H per day Just Cause 2, Several playing hours in Metro 2033, etc. Many-Many-Many runs of 3DMark Vantage and 22. I don't have DiRT2 though.
Edited by compudaze - 3/29/11 at 10:27am
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You ran Furmark for 24 hours?... You may want to avoid that next time, it's a bit much for graphics cards + these cards dont stress under furmark.
    
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I'd say $230-$240 SHIPPED that if you help with the warranty (not sure if needed). There's a Gigabyte 6950 2GB Ref. for $244 shipped on NE AR and it has 3 years warranty which is transferable as well.
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You ran Furmark for 24 hours?... You may want to avoid that next time, it's a bit much for graphics cards + these cards dont stress under furmark.
Yeah. Had to take care of a sick kid and didn't get a chance to get back to my PC for a while so I forgot I left Furmark running. So it ran for 24H, no problems were caused by it.
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I'd say $230-$240 SHIPPED that if you help with the warranty (not sure if needed). There's a Gigabyte 6950 2GB Ref. for $244 shipped on NE AR and it has 3 years warranty which is transferable as well.
Hmm, I'll have to read up on Sapphire's warranty. Thanks for making me aware that that matters.
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