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^ means nothing... thats based on a singles reviewers opinion based on his chosen merits.
Opinion?? I think you're a bit confused, what YOU'RE saying his opinion. The charts being provided in the thread by myself/Anth are based on the total FPS he received in the testing weighed versus the current Newegg price of the cards. That's called data.
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post #42 of 47
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This one?
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=59610

When comparing to this it's only a small difference in price
http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=12980BD7021

Maybe I'm looking at the wrong cards?
The XFX cards have been revised are are no longer considered reference cards. Go with the HIS 6950 2gb. It is the absoulte cheapest card in Canada. Can be pricematced on NCIX down to $254 and also has a $20 rebate. I just ordered mine

Can't go wrong with a $234 6950
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Originally Posted by grassh0ppa View Post
The XFX cards have been revised are are no longer considered reference cards. Go with the HIS 6950 2gb. It is the absoulte cheapest card in Canada. Can be pricematced on NCIX down to $254 and also has a $20 rebate. I just ordered mine

Can't go wrong with a $234 6950
Ohhh, that's an even better deal
How do you price match on NCIX?
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The XFX cards have been revised are are no longer considered reference cards. Go with the HIS 6950 2gb. It is the absoulte cheapest card in Canada. Can be pricematced on NCIX down to $254 and also has a $20 rebate. I just ordered mine

Can't go wrong with a $234 6950
And how did you price match it down to $254? The cheapest I can find it online is $264.99 on NewEgg.ca
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16814161355
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post #45 of 47
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And how did you price match it down to $254? The cheapest I can find it online is $264.99 on NewEgg.ca
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16814161355
Oh looks like they bumped the pricematch up by $10 within the last few days!

Still, you will be able to get it for $244 after rebate.

Use this link: http://ncix.com/products/?sku=57691&...anufacture=HIS

add to cart.

scroll down past the checkout and update cart buttons and you'll see a "start pricematch" button. click that then input the newegg link and price.

Hope that helped!

And don't worry about pricematching it down over $100 dollars. They accepted mine so they will accept yours as well. Some of their products have outdated prices.

EDIT: Tiger direct has it at 259.97. $5 cheaper than newegg so pricematch using this link: http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...fCjCVqHCjCdwwp
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post #46 of 47
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Originally Posted by grassh0ppa View Post
The XFX cards have been revised are are no longer considered reference cards. Go with the HIS 6950 2gb. It is the absoulte cheapest card in Canada. Can be pricematced on NCIX down to $254 and also has a $20 rebate. I just ordered mine

Can't go wrong with a $234 6950

Another vote for the 6950 2GB reference. Newegg has another $25 off of $100 promo with the NEWTAX25 code. I did recently buy the XFX 6950 2GB with the dual bios from Newegg, but I haven't unlocked/flashed it yet. It does have the 1-2 BIOS switch on it, so I should be good.

Here's the promo deal: http://www.overclock.net/online-deal...off-100-a.html

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post #47 of 47
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Opinion?? I think you're a bit confused, what YOU'RE saying his opinion. The charts being provided in the thread by myself/Anth are based on the total FPS he received in the testing weighed versus the current Newegg price of the cards. That's called data.
First, I never claimed what I said is anything BUT my opinion, don't try to make it seem otherwise.
Second, the charts come from a single benchmark in a single game and a value chart who's merits of what constituents "value" are designed by him/her. And obviously they didn't factor in the 6950 unlock as part of the formula, so it doesn't make sense when you read this thread as we're counting the unlock as value.

Yes it is DATA, but its limited data from one source with limited range. It doesn't go that way every time. Stock yes, we could have an argument, but unlocked the 6950 wins hands down.

Now lets keep this OT. With a $25 off promo and a price match if its cheaper elsewhere, this card keeps getting more and more WIN. Dang I love the 6950, with a clear and utter bias, but seriously, its validated.
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