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Old March 11, 2011, 02:43 PM
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So I'm building my computer in may but this deal is epic
NCIX.com - Buy XFX Radeon HD 6950 XXX 830MHZ 1GB 5.2GHZ GDDR5 PCI-E 2XDVI HDMI 2x Mini DisplayPort Video Card - XFX - HD695XZNDC - in Canada
Should I pull the trigger now or do you think it will be easy to find these at this price by may or even a 560 ti for less tahn $200 by the

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Old March 11, 2011, 02:52 PM
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Well... you gonna wait 6 months for that mail in rebate.
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Old March 11, 2011, 03:07 PM
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Well... you gonna wait 6 months for that mail in rebate.
Its $50 off ebfore MIR
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Old March 11, 2011, 03:08 PM
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do it its such a good deal TBH BUT DONT DO IT IF YOU DONT DO EYEFINITY THats just rediculous to buy a card like this and not get eyefinity. Dont be stupid.
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Old March 11, 2011, 03:10 PM
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i wouldnt call it epic.
i say wait. card prices are always falling.
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Old March 11, 2011, 03:16 PM
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do it its such a good deal TBH BUT DONT DO IT IF YOU DONT DO EYEFINITY THats just rediculous to buy a card like this and not get eyefinity. Dont be stupid.
This card is actually not great for eyefinity because it only has 1 gb of memory and at big resolutions you really need more than one to be as effective as I'm looking for.
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Old March 11, 2011, 03:47 PM
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This card is actually not great for eyefinity because it only has 1 gb of memory and at big resolutions you really need more than one to be as effective as I'm looking for.
THAT is exactly why Im crossfiring my 5770s and not getting this :P

I think you reccomended getting this and selling my old 5770, but I wanna do crossfire so 2GB or vram is perfect for eyefinity.
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get a 2gb buffered one, the 1 gigers are not much of a bang unles found at 200 or so without mir's..mir's are crap :p
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THAT is exactly why Im crossfiring my 5770s and not getting this :P

I think you reccomended getting this and selling my old 5770, but I wanna do crossfire so 2GB or vram is perfect for eyefinity.
Well you still can't run much on eyefinity with those 5770's crosssfired... You would do better even with just the 1gb 6950 rather than the 5770's. 5770's crossfired have some driver issues and actually perform worse than just 1 card in some cases.

Thanks for the info dang I'll hold off on it I guess lol

I also just remembered that the 550 ti's are coming hoepfully the 560 will drop a couple bucks in price even if it is just like $10 (even though leaked specs of the 550's kinda suck).

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Old March 11, 2011, 10:01 PM
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So I'm building my computer in may but this deal is epic
NCIX.com - Buy XFX Radeon HD 6950 XXX 830MHZ 1GB 5.2GHZ GDDR5 PCI-E 2XDVI HDMI 2x Mini DisplayPort Video Card - XFX - HD695XZNDC - in Canada
Should I pull the trigger now or do you think it will be easy to find these at this price by may or even a 560 ti for less tahn $200 by the
What display would you be using? Your choice is the best if you game @ 1080 reso.
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