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Old December 26, 2010, 05:53 PM
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alright... i already order msi gtx 570 for 300cdn... so total is $739.18... :?

someone post http://www.pcvonline.com/ProductsList.aspx?search=6950 for 260cdn... so about $595.73

gtx 570 ~ hd 6970
gtx 570 oc > hd 6970 oc
gtx 570 ~ hd 6950 with 6970 bios
gtx 570 oc ? hd 6950 oc with 6970 bios (possible >)

gtx 570 sli < hd 6970 cf
gtx 570 sli < hd 6950 cf
gtx 570 sli oc ? hd 6970 cf oc (possible ~)
gtx 570 sli oc ? hd 6970 cf oc (possible >)
gtx 570 sli oc ? hd 6950 cf oc with 6970 bios (possible <)


disadvantage of hd 6950 is no physx, crappy warranty and full waterblock...


so your advice? keep msi gtx 570 or buy hd 6950 at ncix with PM from pcvonline?


btw i will use 27" or 30" ips lcd... at maximum resolution...
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6950, whether it unlocks or not :)



Total: $291.84


with shipping and tax to me :)
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It was 313.53 - 2 day express ship to me. Thier inventory still says 8 so I'm not so sure its working. Remains to be seen whether its here by the end of the week and if they actually have 2 more to send you. Your in the lower mainland, If you stick with the 570 you could have it tomorrow from NCIX. I think you'd be happy either way but its probably easier to stick to the 570.
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If I'm reading correctly you already have a 570?......if thats the case get a 2nd 570, especially if your running 27 - 30" Native Res....
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i forget to add ... i bought two of msi gtx 570...

dangtx, you fried my brain... (2x 259.95) + 12% hst = 582.29 pick up at ncix store... if they accept PM... i am sure they will...


probably yes.. stick to gtx 570 make my life easier... but look at attracted price of hd 6950.. it save a couple of money...

so i wonder
- is that physx so important?
- is that company good? (of course, i will re-sell it within 2 years...)
- when is the waterblock of hd 6950 releasing?
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forget ncix get them at the other shoppe while they still have stock and that price!!!

for your resolutions i think theyll kick ass


ASUS Radeon HD 6950 CrossFire Review - Page 21/23 | techPowerUp


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Phsyx not so important... not many games use the technology.... but there are some... sadly... it needs to be used more!
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i dont want to pay shipping and hassle... i prefer to pick up >_>;

ok what about another questions?

btw, of course i already read it from your post every time ;p... thats why i asked... this is just gamble... someone has to stop me with a very good point.. >_>;
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so i wonder
- is that physx so important?
- is that company good? (of course, i will re-sell it within 2 years...)
- when is the waterblock of hd 6950 releasing?


if your game has it,yes.
i guess yes. warranty is important, of course. does it equal xfx? nope. asus? nope. giga? nope.
dont ask me lol
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if it doesn't have a good warranty service... then how much failure rate? i never own ati card before...

if high failure rate then not worth to buy it...
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