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PowerColor AX6970 2GBD5-2DHE Radeon HD 6970 2GB 256-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express Video Card

  • 2GB 256-Bit GDDR5
  • PCI Express
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years


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  • Nikolay A.
  • 10/21/2014 1:27:01 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBest card for price for performance

Pros: Best card for price for performance you can get it work great right out of the box and can run a lot of games on ultra over 60 fps on 1080p.

Cons: None (own the card for month)

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  • Nikolay A.
  • 10/21/2014 1:20:54 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: This card is best price for performance card you can fine and it can run almost any of games on ultra with more then 60 fps on 1080p.

Cons: None so far (Own for about a month)

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  • Sean G.
  • 10/20/2014 6:06:37 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNo display. LOUD sound from fans.

Pros: None. Totally unusable.

Cons: Installed easily (physically), but would not display at all.
Made terribly LOUD whirring sound from fans. Imbalanced?
Really HUGE and cumbersome card.

Other Thoughts: Have to pay to ship back. No refund to ship back faulty item. Would not suggest this item for anyone else. See previous replies.

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  • Blake E.
  • 10/19/2014 2:52:32 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBest value in videocards hands down

Pros: -Hands down the best value in videocards at the moment.
-Still plays most games maxed out.
-incredible price/value... This allows for extremely cheap and fast gaming PC builds!

Cons: -amd drivers never cease to amaze me. Why do I always have a scaling issue? Why is it not set to 100% screen size by default? This could potentially confuse a customer.
-Power consumption, but it probably won't be noticeable on the power bill unless you're bitcoining.

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  • Derick V.
  • 10/14/2014 7:25:41 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsStill really good

Pros: Been running my own 6970 in my rig for over 3 years now. Got it overclocked and still runs 90% of games today maxed out. Shadow of mordor runs completely maxed out at 1080p aa on and everything though I haven't tried with the extra texture pack. Runs BF3 and 4 maxed out.

Cons: None that I can think of.

Other Thoughts: Just purchased this card for a friend who built a new rig. For the price it's unbeatable. It stomps anything in this price range from newer cards. I've used a few until I saw this was only 100$, now I'm recommending these. I really hope they stay in stock at this price till I get my taxes back. I really want to go crossfire again. Was running crossfire for over a year but one card died :/ it happenes, some parts last forever, some only a few years, some doa. This card is a beast though and for 100$, it's a good deal.

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  • Christopher S.
  • 10/11/2014 8:42:46 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsRadeon AX6970

Pros: Good for older motherboards that haven't had updated BIOS to accommodate newer video cards.
Price is great

Cons: Way behind even middle of the pack radeon r9 series cards and nvidia 700 series cards

Other Thoughts: Crossfire two of these to bump you up to the performance of a current medium-high performance single card.

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  • Dr W.
  • 10/3/2014 8:08:57 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDOA

Pros: It's pretty.

Cons: The fans spin, nothing is transmitted to a montor from either output going to two different computers with both extra power connectors attached.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello,

THis is Raymond from PowerColor. We apologize for the issue that you are faced with. Please email me at Raymond.Hsu@powercolor.com and we can troubleshoot your system.

Best Regards,
Raymond

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  • Scott B.
  • 10/1/2014 3:03:23 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsViable upgrade for Phenom2 x4

Pros: Price to performance and It looks cool. I'm running a 4 year old rig with a Phenom II x4 965 and it nearly doubled my 3dMark2011 score (2758 to 5105). I upgraded from the XFX HD6770 and it was definitely worth the $99 from what I've seen. These results are from a stock setup, no OC and certainly nothing fancy. Other specs:

Corsair VX550 PSU
8GB RAM
Seagate 2TB HDD

Cons: Only had it for 1 day. Haven't had a chance to find anything to complain about.

Other Thoughts: I'm not sure if the Phenom II x4 will park its cores in Windows 7, but I ran 3D Mark with CPU parking enabled and disabled. I saw no difference in performance with this particular application.

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  • David R.
  • 9/24/2014 8:30:33 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

5 out of 5 eggsPrice/Performance ratio unmatched!

Pros: Value!

Cons: None at this price range.

Other Thoughts: This card is an outstanding buy at just over $100 dollars! And only Newegg is selling it for this price! For those of you looking for a so-called budget card around the $40 to $80 I highly recommend you saves your pennies a little longer and opt for this card instead. If your power supply has the two additional pci express connectors required then by all means dont sell your self short

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  • Xiang L.
  • 9/24/2014 12:53:09 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDead On Arrival

Pros: Nice Package
Nice Fans

Cons: No signal to monitor
System not POST

Manufacturer Response:

Hello,

This is Raymond from PowerColor. We apologize for the issue that you are faced with. Please email me at Raymond.Hsu@powercolor.com and we can try to troubleshoot the issue.

Best Regards,
Raymond

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