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the 6950 is quite on par with a single 5870,but due to scaling on the new 6xxx series the performance of 2 6950's are very much ahead of a 5970,but i estimate 2 6970'd are the same or very close 2 3x5870 chips
Edited by obsidian86 - 4/3/11 at 2:00pm
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the 6950 is quite on par with a single 5870,but due to scaling on the new 6xxx series the performance of 2 6950's are very much ahead of a 5970,but i estimate 2 6970'd are the same or very close 2 3x5870 chips
It's a bit faster than a 5870.
    
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the 6950 is quite on par with a single 5870,but due to scaling on the new 6xxx series the performance 2 are very much ahead of a 5970,but i estimate 2 6970'd are the same or very close 2 3x5870 chips
Right, plus the new cards have 2gbs of memory Again, I wont know what will happen until I talk with them.
I just think theyll have another 5970 to replace it with.
Edited by tlxxxsracer - 4/3/11 at 2:14pm
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Or they'll send you an ares
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I doubt an ares as those were in limited production.
Hmmm.. just realized this card has been RMA'd before (from the guy I bought it from). maybe I can use that as leverage.

Update: They said I will be receiving the same card as a replacement. Fine with me. Also, they dont even want the cooler or anything. They just want the PCB. HAH! makes life easy for me
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Interesting, it's not bad news so it's good news!
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Interesting, it's not bad news so it's good news!
Yup. Was a little bummed when they said if they found something wrong they wont contact me- but just email me a fedex tracking # for the new card
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They will give you a 6990 I bet. I rma'ed my XFX 4870x2 and got back a XFX 5970 with the gun lol. Worth $900.
     
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They will give you a 6990 I bet. I rma'ed my XFX 4870x2 and got back a XFX 5970 with the gun lol. Worth $900.
That gun is worth more than it's weight in pesos!
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i dont find this as possible as I have spoken to the lead commisioner of XFX and they proved to me that they have never sent anymore than than a 5830 out for anythign older than a 4890 or before as I RMAED my 3 times and threw the biggest proffesional fit you can possible see and they went from sendign me new 4890s to 2 new 5830s
    
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