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Radeon hd 6950 - asus direct cu ll or xfx 695a-cnfc

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May 19, 2012 9:28:31 AM

Hello, i wanted to ask that i've decide to buy a radeon hd 6950 but i am confused about the brand. I thought xfx was good but now i've seen that asus direct cu II has more memory bandwidth 172.8 gb/s whre as xfx has 160 so please guide me

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May 19, 2012 9:38:43 AM

i would go with ASUS that one run cooler and better even, while XFX has an heating issue when overclocking.
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May 19, 2012 9:38:54 AM

i would go with asus
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May 19, 2012 9:53:06 AM

Ok thanx for ur reply. will this card fit in coolermaster haf 932 amd edition?
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May 19, 2012 9:56:20 AM

of course.
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May 19, 2012 10:01:45 AM

Al right thanx guys. One more question :D  . Which one is better psu for this card coolermaster gx 750 w or corsair gs 700 w.
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May 19, 2012 10:05:18 AM

a decent 500W supply would be plenty, unless you plan to crossfire later. and if you plan to crossfire later get a 7850. Honestly the 7850s a better choice period.

Stay away from cooler master PSUs their low to mid range stuff is total junk
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May 19, 2012 10:10:03 AM

unksol said:
a decent 500W supply would be plenty, unless you plan to crossfire later. and if you plan to crossfire later get a 7850. Honestly the 7850s a better choice period.

Stay away from cooler master PSUs their low to mid range stuff is total junk

not true!
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May 19, 2012 10:23:50 AM

unksol said:
a decent 500W supply would be plenty, unless you plan to crossfire later. and if you plan to crossfire later get a 7850. Honestly the 7850s a better choice period.

Stay away from cooler master PSUs their low to mid range stuff is total junk


Hey. I thought coolermaster gx750w is good man. ??
Im confused. And yes i don't plan to crossfire.
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May 19, 2012 10:27:03 AM

UAhmed said:
Hey. I thought coolermaster gx750w is good man. ??
Im confused. And yes i don't plan to crossfire.

cooler master isn't bad, i'm running gtx 580 sli with cooler master real power 750w and it's good to handle those hunger gpus.i'm very happy with it
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May 19, 2012 10:27:40 AM

xtreme5 said:
either of them, but if you won't crossfire it in a future then get this
corsair enthusaist tx550w it's enough
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


Yeah i don't plan to crossfire but I thought that in psu corsair is the best. But I've researched on cooler master gx750 and i get to know that its not that bad. So if u were in my place what would u choose corsair or coolermaster?? Thanx in advance :D 
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May 19, 2012 10:29:41 AM

UAhmed said:
Hey. I thought coolermaster gx750w is good man. ??
Im confused. And yes i don't plan to crossfire.

if cooler master is bad brand then show me how it is junk??????? :ouch:  :ouch:  :ouch:  :ouch:  :ouch: 
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May 19, 2012 10:29:44 AM

UAhmed said:
Hey. I thought coolermaster gx750w is good man. ??
Im confused. And yes i don't plan to crossfire.

if cooler master is bad brand then show me how it is junk??????? :ouch:  :ouch:  :ouch:  :ouch:  :ouch: 
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May 19, 2012 10:32:00 AM

UAhmed said:
Yeah i don't plan to crossfire but I thought that in psu corsair is the best. But I've researched on cooler master gx750 and i get to know that its not that bad. So if u were in my place what would u choose corsair or coolermaster?? Thanx in advance :D 

if i were in your place then i'll be stick with cooler master because i never had use any other brand before.
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May 19, 2012 10:43:04 AM

xtreme5 said:
if i were in your place then i'll be stick with cooler master because i never had use any other brand before.


ALLRIGHT!!!! thanx bro. And by the way I too consider that cooler master is good. Any ways thanx for ur replies.
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May 19, 2012 10:43:30 AM

xtreme5 said:
if cooler master is bad brand then show me how it is junk??????? :ouch:  :ouch:  :ouch:  :ouch:  :ouch: 


Go look at professional reviews. their extreme power plus series is horrendous and will burn out before hitting its rated wattage. coolermaster is well know for making bad PSUs and mislabling them. on the high end they can be OK. I have a high end well reviewed coolermaster. But you can't compare them to quality brands like corsair, and you can't trust any coolermaster PSU without checking reviews. it may take your whole system with it. Its well known they aren't to be trusted with PSUs
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May 22, 2012 10:04:07 AM

Best answer selected by UAhmed.
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