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Why is it $25 off?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-366-_-Product

I got pretty much all the money now for my core items for my SB build. Im going to wait for the cash to buy my 6990.. I need to start looking. Any ideas? Also do 6990s come with bios switches like other cards do?

I need to know just about everything there is to know so I dont have to hassle later on
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post #2 of 16
Maybe HIS is responsible for it being $25 off. It doesn't mean there's something wrong with it.
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post #3 of 16
Yes they do, there is nothing wrong with it and two 6950's would outperform a single 6990 saving you $200
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Well Im just curious, there is another thread talking about how XFX changed some stuff around on the card and was not updated onto the website. So Id figure Ill ask if anyone knew anything about it.
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It's just a deal dude, it doesn't mean there's a problem with it. Just because XFX committed some shady business practice, doesn't mean the rest of the industry does as well.
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post #6 of 16
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Originally Posted by compuman145 View Post
Yes they do, there is nothing wrong with it and two 6950's would outperform a single 6990 saving you $200
Let alone you can almost grab 3 6950s, unlock them, for the same price.
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Yes they do, there is nothing wrong with it and two 6950's would outperform a single 6990 saving you $200
Do you have any benchmarks on unlocked 6950s? I would like to take a look at them.
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post #8 of 16
The tax on that, crap ouch. I'd think about getting it from Amazon or TD or somewhere else maybe?
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post #9 of 16
I wouldn't unlock them if I were going to xfire them personally, i'd rather get a stable overclock as a pair of 6950's.

Just for stability and it's less to go wrong.
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yah the tax adds about $200 on my parts once im in buyout area.
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