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For the price I think it would be a better investment to buy an HD 5970 if you don't feel like going crossfire with your HD 5870.

The 69xx series is nice, but currently not truly worth the price in my opinion except for the HD 6950 1GB.
    
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No it does not throw out mist, the air it puts out seems pretty dry. I might consider doing that, I just need a new setup.

Might help if I decide to get the 6990 it will keep it really cool.

So how will I connect those wires for reset switch and power button I'm not familiar with this type of set up.
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For the price I think it would be a better investment to buy an HD 5970 if you don't feel like going crossfire with your HD 5870.

The 69xx series is nice, but currently not truly worth the price in my opinion except for the HD 6950 1GB.
Yes I know the 69** series are good but I don't know about the prices. Reason I skipped the 5970 was because it had stuttering issues, I don't know I think ill wait for know but my options are open. I think I'm getting a fps increase either way from upgrades I'm thinking of getting.
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No it does not throw out mist, the air it puts out seems pretty dry. I might consider doing that, I just need a new setup.

Might help if I decide to get the 6990 it will keep it really cool.

So how will I connect those wires for reset switch and power button I'm not familiar with this type of set up.
I lay mine on my old case, but you could rip the cords out if you want. You don't need a 75+dollar techbench, as long as you have an antistatic area. Use your MoBo's bag for the bottom, that should work. Just make sure the area doesn't have static, like a carpet, lol. The MoBo's bag will solve even that
    
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I lay mine on my old case, but you could rip the cords out if you want. You don't need a 75+dollar techbench, as long as you have an antistatic area. Use your MoBo's bag for the bottom, that should work. Just make sure the area doesn't have static, like a carpet, lol. The MoBo's bag will solve even that
I c, ill check it out.
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