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XFX HD Radeon 6950 1g 2 22.22%
MSI gtx 560-ti twin frozr 7 77.78%
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Old June 25, 2011, 01:59 AM
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Default xfx 6950 1g or msi 560 ti twin frozr?

for my nect comming pc i am planning on getting either one of these graphic cards. ive heard good things about each other and bad things to. but overall i think they are good for the price they are.
i will be purchasing these from ncix for a decent pricing,

XFX Radeon HD 6950 830MHZ 1GB 5.2GHZ: for $295


MSI GeForce GTX 560 Ti Twin Frozr II 822MHZ 1024MB: for $245


MSI GeForce GTX 560 Ti Hawk OC 950MHZ 1GB: $280

which card do you think is better for the price they are at. i might be doing some overclocking with my graphics card but it is highly unlikely. so which one of these are better? in the future as games require more, i will be buying an aditional on of these to either sli or xfire. so which is better? i and since i am going to upgrade, should i get a 750w power supply or a 850?
system specs:
Intel Core i5 2500K Quad Core Unlocked Processor LGA1155 3.3GHZ Sandy Bridge 6MB
Corsair Cooling Hydro Series H50 High Performance CPU Cooler System LGA1155
ASUS P8P67 Pro REV3.0 ATX P67 LGA1155 DDR3 3PCI-E16 2PCI-E1 2PCI Sandy Bridge B3 Motherboard
Mushkin Enhanced Silverline Stiletto 8GB 2X4GB PC3-10666 DDR3-1333 9-9-9-24 Dual Channel Memory
XFX Radeon HD 6950 830MHZ 1GB 5.2GHZ GDDR5 PCI-E 2XDVI HDMI 2x Mini DisplayPort Video Card
Corsair Obsidian Series 650D
Corsair TX850W 850W CMPSU-850TX 12V 70A 24PIN ATX Active PFC 140M Fan Power Supply


Corsair TX750 V2 750W ATX 12V Single Rail 60A 24PIN ATX Power Supply Active PFC 80PLUS Bronze

Last edited by danman789; June 25, 2011 at 03:32 AM.
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Old June 25, 2011, 08:44 AM
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: mtl
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6950 but find a better deal.

either corsair 750/850 psu will be mighty fine :)

btw youre spending a big chunk on the case, look at the cm 912,lots of room,very cheap!

edit both psus wayy overkill for single card. the 850 is overkill for dual too :p
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Old June 25, 2011, 10:54 AM
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posts: 612

My System Specs


Stick with the Obsidian 650D, it's a great case.
I had purchased a Haf 922 before it and the quality was so cheap (I tried 3 cases) and I couldn't take the crapmanship, so I paid the extra and bought the 650D.
Amazing case, just make sure it's the newer revision which has the linear fan controller (-1 at the end of the product code on the UPC).
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hd6950 , msi gtx 560 ti twin frozr

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