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Old February 25, 2011, 11:52 PM
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Between the Asus HD6950 DCII and MSI HD6950 Twinfrozr II and the powercolor HD6950 PCS++;
Asus is the best overclocker and quietest. However 3 slots and a mild overclock out of the box means you got to have a suitable motherboard and the will to get messy with the card.
MSI already has a Twinfrozr III cooler on the HD 6870. Why they settles with the II is beyond me. Good card nonetheless.
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Old February 26, 2011, 10:48 AM
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MSI already has a Twinfrozr III cooler on the HD 6870. Why they settles with the II is beyond me. Good card nonetheless.
The has been a Twin frozr III card seen at the show CES in california a few weeks back...I think it was a 6970 tho...it's not out on the market yet....
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Old April 8, 2011, 04:13 AM
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Slight thread revival = Long story short, I'm still looking for my next AMD GPU... Why oh Why can't these non-ref cards come in stock somewhere...
OH! And why can't someone make a non-reference card that still exhausts out the back? Is is that difficult? Some copper here, some heatpipes there, a slightly larger fan... Done?
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