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HIS ATI Radeon HD 6950 2GB vs Sapphire TOXIC HD 6950 Graphic Card 2 GB

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October 14, 2011 3:49:29 AM

hiya guys and girls im having trouble tryin to find out what is the best ati 6950 is i think it either

HIS ATI Radeon HD 6950 2GB

Sapphire TOXIC HD 6950 Graphic Card 2 GB

if i have missed out any other cards i would be greatfull about hearing about them cheers for your time

More about : ati radeon 6950 2gb sapphire toxic 6950 graphic card

a b U Graphics card
October 14, 2011 3:59:18 AM

i personally prefer sapphire to HIS. I do know sapphire has 2year warranty on their cards (atleast in Australia)

dont know about the HIS one's
a c 115 U Graphics card
October 14, 2011 4:06:12 AM

The saphire toxic is a much better card, It has a switch on the card that turns it into a fully functional 6970, no JOKE
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October 14, 2011 4:12:01 AM

okay then i will have a look into the saphire toxic is there any other cards at 6950 i should be looking at or is saphire toxic 1 of the best?
a b U Graphics card
October 14, 2011 4:12:38 AM

^+1 Sapphire Toxic FTW!
a c 115 U Graphics card
October 14, 2011 4:16:43 AM

I don't know what pricing is like where you are but if these are the cards you are looking at the toxic is a way better card, Really without a joke or need to do anything risky you flip a switch and voila you have a 6970.

But it seems that with that toxic card, at 6950 settings when overclocked it will even be better than the 6970, So if you can get it for the same price as the others the toxic is a crazy good card, Lots of options with that card, it is actualy super awesome..
a b U Graphics card
October 14, 2011 4:34:43 AM

Well it's because of the 6970 unlock that you the Sapphire Toxic. Otherwise, a 6950 1GB would do fine or any 6950 for that matter.
October 14, 2011 4:35:32 AM

kk cheers for you time to answer my question in the uk his 6950 is around £200 pounds and the saphire toxic is around £240 i'm 1 of these people is it better i will pay the difference
October 14, 2011 4:37:04 AM

and to be honest im looking for the best 6950 card i just heared these two where good so i used them as examples but i hear people raving about the saphire toxic card but i have used his alot and i never had any issue's with them :) 
a b U Graphics card
October 14, 2011 5:48:25 AM

There is absolutely nothing wrong with the HIS.

But if you want to unlock your 6950 to get 6970's shaders--then the Sapphire Toxic is the way to go.
a c 115 U Graphics card
October 14, 2011 12:10:10 PM

No it seems you are misunderstanding, there is a switch like a light switch on the card you flip the little switch and it is a fully functional 6970. Seriously it sounds too good to be true but it isn't. The card has a dual bios you can switch the bios between the two versions using a switch as described above, There is absolutey no unlock or risk, just flip the switch as easy as turning on the lights