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A great combination of performance and value, the SAPPHIRE 11179-09-CPO Radeon HD 6870 Graphics Card offers a great solution for serious gamers requiring smooth gameplay and high quality HD video playback, without a hit to the wallet. It's built around 1120 stream processors with a 1GB/256-bit GDDR5 memory. A host of AMD technology – such as AMD Eyefinity, AMD PowerPlay, AMD HD3D, Crossfire, and UVD (Unified Video Decoder) – offers more than one way to boost your experience.
The Dangers of Refurb
This review is from: SAPPHIRE 11179-09-CPO Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 CrossFireX Support Video Card
Pros: -Great card, even for the money *now*
Cons: -"Refurbished" doesn't always mean the seller caught every problem with the card or tested it rigorously.
Other Thoughts: -I recommend buying this card for the home builder who has a backup GPU, and time to wait for the long process of RMA'ing in case it goes out. The HD6870 is still a decent enough GPU that if somebody sent it back, something was wrong with it.
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