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post #11 of 17
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Yeah the core speed unlock and the voltage control unlock should work with most models,

although someone at this very moment has a thread going where their powerolor can't adjust voltages, so don't be so sure.

I would stick with gigabyte or Asus.

Not a fan of MSI as a whole and not a fan of the twin frozer 2.
wouldn't you be able to afford a 6970 for the price of a frozer 3 anyway?

The shader unlock adds performance no doubt, that along with a safe OC saw me go from being on par with my mates 5870, to beating it comfortably.
Yeah tests have shown that the shader unlock + 6970 stock clocks deliver the exact same results a normal 6970 stock achieves

Oddly in my country the twinfrozr III is still 100$ cheaper than an actual 6970.

ASUS and Gigabyte are both great manufacturer unfortunetly both do not provide my requirements.

I want a card that is able to unlock the shaders , best overclocking ability, best cooling and features and they need to fit my PCI slots.

The MSI Twin Frozr III provides the best overclocking results due to the fact that it is already factory overclocked and that it was specially enhanced for overclocking.
In addition to that the individually designed voltage controller for even greater voltage control,custumization and efficiency make it my go

Its cooling also is far superior to almost any other versions.

And lastly it fits the slots on my GA EX58 UD5.

ASUS is not unlockable , does not fit the slots and has bad cooling.
I am not sure about Gigabyte but I hope you can advise on that matter
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Okay so I opened my eyes a bit, did a little research they've improved a lot over frozer 2, sorry if i sounded like an MSI hater for no reason.

The twin frozer 3 would be great, and will unlock, and OC well.
(didn't like frozer 2 it was a rip off in aus)

If the frozer 3 can be had for a good price then I would pull that trigger!
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Go with the frozr 3 because it unlocks

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post #14 of 17
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Yeah I have already decided to go with the Twin Frozr III.
Thanks you guys!

Great input, Great advice and Great people
and of course (6950)extremely great card^^

Only a last little thing Casey Ryback
Do you think I will encounter any core or voltage unlock problems with twin frozr III?
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Yeah I have already decided to go with the Twin Frozr III.
Thanks you guys!

Great input, Great advice and Great people
and of course (6950)extremely great card^^

Only a last little thing Casey Ryback
Do you think I will encounter any core or voltage unlock problems with twin frozr III?
Not sure, I'm presuming they're very new so not many people have them.

I guess search the internet/other forums if you can't find anything on overclock.net, someone must know about them.

And #@%$ yeah it's a great card!

Benched it on 3dmark11 against my mates I7 950/Gtx 570

Guess who won?
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post #17 of 17
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I just bought the Gigabyte 2GB 6950 no problems,

Shader unlock, voltage control unlock, and core clock unlock-uncaps core speed past 840.

Right now it's OC'd at 900/1375 at stock 6950 voltage.

Very Happy with overclocking as well i got 970/1500 at 1.120 voltage.
(stock voltage 1.100)

Gigabyte = quality and warranty

Anything that may not unlock, forget it!

This one here
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125356
Out of stock and deactivated on newegg.
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