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March 4, 2012 7:14:09 AM

Hey i'm jsut wondering if this card is a decent deal?

HIS HD 6950 IceQ X GDDR5 2048MB Native HDMI 2xDVI 2xMiniDP

Looking at the "new" sellers page a company called KLEN is selling the £250 card for £160, is this a good deal or is it not a good card, can't see any catches.

My budget for a card is £150-£200 and the only other card options i have are:

PowerColor HD 6950 1024MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card (£180)
Never heard of PowerColor curious if it is a decent brand

XFX HD 6870 1024MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card [687A-ZHFC] (£140)

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March 4, 2012 10:49:32 AM

if it looks too good to be true....chances are, it is!
maybe they're selling one of those replacement stock cards or refurbished items.
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March 5, 2012 1:06:15 AM

The prices are in line with what we have here in the US. I know a little about the Pound vs. US dollar. We need to see your spec's and the PSU brand and model plus how many watts it is.

I know over here by law they have to disclose if it is refurbished or not and/or used. But that is here. The difference in the two cards you linked us to is, one has 2gb of Vram and the other with 1 gb of Vram.

To get the full benefit of the 2 gb of Vram is to have more than one monitor and your resolution is over 1920 x 1200. Unless you are doing that I would stick to the 1 gb do to the price.