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Old March 24, 2011, 02:37 PM
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I just found this :

Gigabyte Radeon HD 6950 800MHZ 2GB 5GHZ GDDR5 2XDVI HDMI Display Port PCI-E DIRECTX11 Video Card - DirectCanada

Interesting price. Seriously, i wish i could get an 6950 but hearing poeple about buggy drivers and problems in games make me go away from it. =( i really don't know what to do.
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Old March 24, 2011, 03:08 PM
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Either hope for the best and grab the 6950, with some confidence that the driver issue will be resolved eventually.
Or grab the 560.

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Old March 24, 2011, 06:57 PM
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I don't have any driver issues, not sure what your experiencing Soultribunal. My 6950 performs quite well.
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Old March 24, 2011, 07:16 PM
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I don't have any driver issues, not sure what your experiencing Soultribunal. My 6950 performs quite well.
Luck of the draw, could be what we are playing and doing with our cards that makes the difference.
THough I know I'm not the only one.
And it isn't just the 6950. I am very happy to hear yours is working well.


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Old March 25, 2011, 07:33 PM
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Ya, I play the latest stuff pretty much, COD: Black Ops, just got Bulletstorm, played NFS: Hot Pursuit 2, etc.

Seems like a solid card, especially for the money, mind you I unlocked the shaders and overclock it, so it performs exceptionally well in all games so far.
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Old March 25, 2011, 08:06 PM
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Ya, I play the latest stuff pretty much, COD: Black Ops, just got Bulletstorm, played NFS: Hot Pursuit 2, etc.

Seems like a solid card, especially for the money, mind you I unlocked the shaders and overclock it, so it performs exceptionally well in all games so far.
Yeah different Games probably then. I don't play any of the ones you have listed there.

Nor do the other two people who have the 6850's in their builds.

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Old March 26, 2011, 02:57 PM
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I love my 560 Ti I was in the same predicament as you and I ended up going the nVIDIA way
So it"s all up to personal preference
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Old March 26, 2011, 07:30 PM
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Just an FYI, the 6950's are rev2, all rev1's are out of stock, the only one left it he 2GB sapphire's. As in, no more unlocks!
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