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Sapphire ATI Radeon HD 6950 1024MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card with FREE DIRT3 Game [11188-09-20G]

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Core: 800MHz, Memory: 1024MB 5000MHz GDDR5, Stream Processors: 1408, DirectX 11 Support, ATI CrossFireX Ready, ATI Eyefinity, ATI Stream, ATI Avivo HD, ATI HD3D Technology, 2 Year Warranty.

This item is currently discontinued and at present, we have no replacement on order.
Quickcode: 46265  
Stock code: GFX-AT6950-11188-09-
Manuf. code: 11188-09-20G
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The SAPPHIRE HD 6900 series features the latest graphics technology from AMD designed to support all the features of Microsoft DirectX 11 and DirectCompute 11. The new GPU’s are built in AMD’s 40nm process to deliver high performance with low power consumption. Advanced hardware features include an enhanced Tesselation unit, new AA and image filtering options, dedicated HDR Texture compression, multi-threaded communication with system CPU cores, embedded support for many of the DirectCompute 11 instructions, 3D stereoscopic support and HDMI 1.4a.

- Core Clock: 800MHz
- Memory: 1024MB GDDR5
- Memory Clock: 5000MHz (Effective)
- Memory Bandwidth: ??GB/sec
- Processing Cores: 1408
- Texture Units: 88
- ROPS: 32
- Bus Type: PCI-Express 2.1
- Display Connectors: 1 Dual Link DVI-I and 1 single link DVI-D, 1 HDMI & 2x Mini-DisplayPort
- HDCP Capable
- DirectX 11 Support
- Shader Model 5.0 Support
- OpenGL 4.0 Support
- ATI CrossFire Ready
- ATI Eyefinity Technology
- ATI Avivo HD
- ATI Stream Technology
- ATI HD3D Technology
- Maximum Power Consumption: 250W (Typical 190W)
- 2x 6pin PCI-E power connectors required (Power Adapters Provided)
- 450W minimum PSU recommended
- Warranty: 2 Years
- Supplied with Mini-DisplayPort too HDMI Cable
- Supplied with 1.8M HDMI High Speed Extension Cable
- Supplied with Dirt3 PC Game (Subject to availability)

Warranty Information:

Manufacturer sapphire
Warranty Type Direct with Manufacturer
Manufacturer Website
Warranty Period (yrs)2

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Question  version? by longer71

Is this card dual fan version or version on picture?

Is this good for my pc?

Asus Maximus III Gene
intel I5 750
12 Gb DDR3 corsair xms3
to replace Sapphire radeon 5770

Answer by philm on Friday, September 30, 2011
It is teh same as the picture and yes it will go in your system very well. No problems at all.

Previous Question by James

This graphics card is a complete bottleneck for an Amd Athlon 250. Better of waiting until you upgrade your whole system

Question  Upgrade? by Adam H

At present i have 2 x Asus ATI Radeon HD 4650 512MB DDR2 cards in crossfire and was looking to upgrade my pc but with money being an issue i cant afford to get an entire new setup at once.

Would i gain sufficiently from taking the crossfired 4650`s out and replacing them with one of the HD6950 cards? Or am i simply better to wait until i can upgrade the rest of my pc?

These are my current parts

AMD Athlon II X2 Dual Core 250 3.00GHz (Socket AM3) Processor

4GB OCZ Gold (2x2GB) DDR3 PC3-10666C91333MHzDualChannel

ASRock M3A770DE AMD770 (Socket AM3) DDR3 PCI-Express Motherboard

750W Arianet Black Series Silent ATX2.2 Power Supply

Answer by Mohameda on Thursday, September 22, 2011
i believe you will notice a significant difference in performance if you upgrade to to a hd6950 , ofcourse a full system upgrade is best but the choice is yrs realy