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Originally Posted by Spykerv View Post
With it's loud and awful fan? I mean don't get me wrong 6970s are true performers, but I hate rebate checks and also hate stock cooling. The twin Frozr is $300 and the asus is $324. Granted a reference 6970 is close by but will a max overclocked 6950 1000mhz (and silent fan remember this is in a fractal design case) with shaders unlocked beat a max OC reference cooling 6970 which is loud and proud?
I pose this question to you, because if this is true then yes it is worth purchasing the 6970 flat out.
That's why I said you could go for the cooler upgrade later. Save up your rebates However, if you turn graphics cards over fairly often, overclocking the crap out of a 6950 with high voltage might not be a bad idea.
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My power edition 6950 will be here in a day or 2x.. Watch for my thread in the ATI section. I will be doing mods/unlocking and maybe some DI or LN if I can manage some time off this month.
I too think I'll get the III BECAUSE it's not mammoth!
     
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Ok, here we go as promised.

http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/sh...137136&page=87

Go to about 3/4 of the way down the page. If you have the time go back a few pages and read forward. The author of this thread is W1zzard. He is actually the one editing the main techpowerup article.

If you have any questions give me a shout.
Edited by Anti!! - 4/18/11 at 5:52pm
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That's why I said you could go for the cooler upgrade later. Save up your rebates However, if you turn graphics cards over fairly often, overclocking the crap out of a 6950 with high voltage might not be a bad idea.
The windforce OC6970 is only $350... Hmm

Guys I'm gonna make another thread and post the link there. Tell me what you think of the two options I put there.
     
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Here guys, check this build log out to see what I'd want to get for my friend and drop in some feedback.
     
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