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Actually good sir, non-reference (second revision PCB) cards also unlock. Some of which (Sapphire for example) even include the dual bios switch. =)
    
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Do you plan on getting a larger monitor?

A 2gb card is a total waste at 1600x900.

Take a look at the 1gb 6950, even some of those unlock.
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because I will be running a very nice resolution of 5760x1080.

I see now, yes definitely 6950 over the 5870.
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Here is a SOLID reason. I had an overclocked 5870 and got 32.5 FPS average in Unigine Heaven DX 11 benchmark. Bought me a 6950 2GB, unlocked and overclocked I get 49.1 FPS average.

Now that is a huge difference.
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