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Old 05-10-2011, 08:54 PM   #31 (permalink)
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i was referring to - SAPPHIRE FleX 100312FLEX Radeon HD 6950 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity and - SAPPHIRE 100312SR Radeon HD 6950 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity

also i will be getting 1 23" monitor

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Old 05-10-2011, 09:38 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Both cards are the same price. The Sapphire has a two year warranty, the XFX has a lifetime warranty. the Sapphire uses the reference cooler, the XFX uses a custom cooler with a mid-body fan. The Sapphire has a $20 MIR card, the XFX has a $30 MIR card.

Winner=XFX. Plus the Sapphire is out of stock.


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Oh, he's talking about the two sapphire cards. Here, this should answer your question: Sapphire HD 6950 Flex Edition Review - Overclockers Club

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