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2gb reference version unlocks the shader to match 6970 performance.
I wouldn't count on that any longer.

Supposedly AMD is fusing off the extra shaders as of late.
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I wouldn't count on that any longer.

Supposedly AMD is fusing off the extra shaders as of late.
So that means I can no longer do the "unlocking" thing?
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Even 1080p games can exceed 1Gb Vram such as crysis and metro 2033.
and GTA4, hopefully more on the way
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post #24 of 25
almost identical performance, an overclocked 1gb can achieve if not exceed 6970 performance levels.


http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/331?vs=293

I'm about to buy the 1gb 6950 if its any consolation
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post #25 of 25
I've heard that even the 6950 1GB versions can unlock the shaders...you just can't flash the 6970 BIOS over it... ?
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