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Considering pulling the trigger on a Radeon 6950 1GB

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I'm considering this XFX model. I can get it for $255 after tax and shipping.
    
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seriously, spend the extra $20 and get the 2GB version.

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also i would say not to get XFX been hearing bad things about it
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Is there really that much of a difference between the two? Especially if I don't intend on flashing it to a 6970?
    
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also i would say not to get XFX been hearing bad things about it

Bad things like what and from where?
    
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I would probably go with the this one

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161368&cm_re=6950-_-14-161-368-_-Product

It's got $20 off as well biggrin.gif

Yes, you will notice the difference especially at higher resolutions.
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Which is a waste since it'll get replaced at some point.
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