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Old 06-28-2011, 10:33 PM   #1
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Default MSI Radeon HD 6950 Twin Frozr III Review

On the lookout for a higher-end graphics card, but value both temperatures and acoustics? MSI, with its Radeon HD 6950 Twin Frozr III Power Edition (*phew*) may have just what you're looking for. In our tests, it often settled right beside more expensive offerings, and where acoustics and temperatures are concerned, it can't be beat.

You can read through our full review of MSI's Radeon HD 6950 Twin Frozr III and then discuss it here!
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Old 06-28-2011, 10:53 PM   #2
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I'm loyal to XFX but MSI Graphics gets you into their OC event:

http://www.3dmark.com/competitions/LOC2011/
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Whats amazing is that its better than the more expensive GTX570!!
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Old 06-29-2011, 11:51 PM   #4
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Great review as usual

i refer to an important point,GPU Water Simulation and Bokeh Filter, These properties do not have any cards with AMD








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i refer to an important point,GPU Water Simulation and Bokeh Filter, These properties do not have any cards with AMD
Thanks a ton for letting us know that... do you happen to have a URL to back it up? It'd make sense, but NVIDIA has never mentioned this to us, and of course AMD didn't either. Fortunately, we're planning to introduce an overhaul on our game suite soon, so I am hoping we will not be publishing another GPU review (aside from an upcoming look at the HD 6770) until that's done.
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Whats amazing is that its better than the more expensive GTX570!!
I'm about to be sold on this!! What say you guys!!??
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The non-reference heatsink should allow for some serious overclocking. I'd say you might be able to match a stock 580 if not beat it.
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The non-reference heatsink should allow for some serious overclocking. I'd say you might be able to match a stock 580 if not beat it.
Wow! Cool!
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So I've check around the Internuts and found that at stock voltages this card could potentially deliver a 10% overclock to put it within 2% of a GTX 580. Increasing the voltage could put it well past that provided the cooler and airflow within the case is up to the task.
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So I've check around the Internuts and found that at stock voltages this card could potentially deliver a 10% overclock to put it within 2% of a GTX 580. Increasing the voltage could put it well past that provided the cooler and airflow within the case is up to the task.
Awesome!

Edit: Damn it! Out of stock at newegg! Available at Tigerdirect it is!
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Shipping from TD could hurt your bum!
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Shipping from TD could hurt your bum!
lol! How?
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Are the prices at newegg including tax or excluding tax?!?
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Usually excluding tax.
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Usually excluding tax.
my cousin lives in Alameda and CA charges sales tax of 7.24%, damn!
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