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ASUS Radeon HD 6950 DirectX 11 EAH6950 DCII/2DI4S/2GD5 2GB 256-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card

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  • 2GB 256-Bit GDDR5
  • Core Clock 810MHz
  • 2 x DVI 4 x DisplayPort
  • 1408 Stream Processors
  • PCI Express 2.1 x16

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ASUS HD 6900 Series DirectCU II graphics cards introduce exclusive DirectCU II technology which uses copper heat pipes directly contacting the GPU and twin 100mm fans for a massive 600% increase in airflow compared to reference. Innovative ASUS Super Alloy Power technology uses a unique alloy formula in power components such as chokes, capacitors, POSCAPs and MOSFETs to ensure a 15% performance boost, 35°C cooler operation and 2.5 times longer lifespan. In addition, ASUS overvolting utility Voltage Tweak allows gamers to realize the full potential of their PC’s graphics performance with an easy to use and intuitive user interface.

Expand your visual horizon across six monitors with four native DisplayPort outputs. Speed up applications and enjoy brilliant video with AMD EyeSpeed visual acceleration. With flexible and cost-effective AMD Eyefinity multi-display technology and AMD HD3D technology for 3D entertainment, the ASUS HD 6950 DirectCU II graphics card offers The Ultimate Visual Experience.

  • newegg Six monitors output for the win ASUS HD 6950 DirectCU II is equipped with 2 DVI & 4 DisplayPort to support 6 display output simultaneously through one single video card, enabling massive desktop workspaces and ultra-immersive visual environments for the ultimate panoramic computing experience.
  • newegg DirectCU II Based on ASUS DirectCU architecture, which uses copper heat pipes in direct contact with the GPU to speed up heat dissipation for over 20% cooler performance, DirectCU II takes cooling further with twin 100mm fans for 600% airflow. This massive increase in cooling translates into an immediate performance gain, as the card can take on heavier loads. Gamers can also overclock the hardware further thanks to higher tolerances and lower temperatures.
  • newegg Super Alloy Power Super Alloy Power technology uses special alloy formula in critical power delivery components like chokes, capacitors, POSCAPs and MOSFETs for a 15% performance boost, 35°C cooler operation and 2.5 times longer lifespan when compared to reference designs.
  • newegg Voltage Tweak Exclusive ASUS Voltage Tweak technology makes it easy for you to increase voltages to the GPU core, video memory and board to raise card speeds by up to 50% faster - a major advantage much sought after by hardcore gamers.
  • newegg Microsoft DirectX 11 The very latest in high-speed, high-fidelity gaming and computing, Microsoft DirectX 11 featuring new technologies like Compute Shaders, Direct2D, Multi-threaded Rendering and Tessellation enables not just more visually stunning games, but significant performance improvements in some of your favorite websites and everyday applications.
  • newegg AMD EyeSpeed Technology With AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing (APP) technology and third-generation UVD (Unified Video Decoder) dedicated video playback accelerator, enjoy beautifully rich and clear video playback when streaming from the web. Take in your favorite movies in stunning, stutter-free HD quality and run multiple applications smoothly at maximum speed. Enjoy lightning fast game play and realistic physics effects with enhanced Video Quality features such as advanced post-processing and scaling, dynamic contrast enhancement and color correction, and independent video gamma control.

Learn more about the ASUS EAH6950 DCII/2DI4S/2GD5

Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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Ownership: more than 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Great Video Card 2/19/2014 9:09:22 AM

Pros: Works great for all sorts of gaming. Runs iRacing with triple screens with full graphics.

Cons: None.

Overall Review: This is a pretty beefy-sized video card. You'll need quite a bit of room in your case.

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Ownership: more than 1 year
Verified Owner
1/ 5
rma 2/6/2013 1:57:43 PM

Pros: worked great

Cons: broke

I was using for eyefinity 3 monitor set up.
started tearing screens mixig them up crashing graphically black screens mismatched by 2-3 inches etc.
I've done tests for single screen etc same issues
will no longer do any input so can't start pc.
will b retuning.

Overall Review: really hope asus doesn't screw me out of 300$ for the piece of .... they released as a gpu.

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Manufacturer Response:
Dear Valued Customer,

I am sorry to hear you had problems with your EAH6950 graphics card. Please contact me if you have not been helped by ASUS Support yet. You have a 3 year warranty with us that you are welcome to utilize for a faulty card. You can reach me at cl-jeremy@asus.com with any questions, comments, or concerns you may have. I look forward to hearing from you.

Regards,
Jeremy
ASUS Customer Loyalty
Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
1/ 5
Lord help you if you have to work with ASUS return 4/3/2012 8:31:27 AM

Pros: I wouldn't know....I guess it's pretty.

Cons: Had this motherboard in its package until I needed it for my build. The card was dead....fans worked and that was it. The twister, is working with ASUS return folks.
Was wanting a X shipment replacement .. so I had a case number and the man at the ASUS call station said I would receive an email within 48 hours. 120 hours later, I decided to call back....I will now receive help within 48 hours. Time has started now. We shall see.
I have a $29.00 card in a $6,000 build at this point.
It nevers gets better! Customer service that is very abysmal.

Overall Review: Gave one egg because you can't post with no eggs.

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Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Never mind my old 2 egg...Runs great! 3/9/2012 6:01:22 PM

Pros: My motherboard was the reason why everything was lagging and choppy. Runs terrific on ultra/high.

Cons: None

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Ownership: less than 1 day
Verified Owner
5/ 5
AWESOME! 3/5/2012 3:03:05 PM

Pros: I got the last one! ASUS EAH6950 has 4 standard display ports available. This means no trouble with mini display port to standard display port adapters when running monitors using display port cables.

Cons: I was looking forward to hanging myself with the Startech cable I had on order to adapt the mini display port on my HIS to the display port on my HP lp2475w. Another user suggested this in a pro for the startech cable. "Can be used as a noose when you give up trying to get your display adapter to detect your monitor" mini display port sucks, be glad it is not present on the ASUS EAH6950.

Overall Review: I almost bought one of these when I assembled my computer April 2011. I wish I had of, the HIS I bought is nice but the ASUS is AWESOME!

I will have to say I am worried about how I am going to fit a three slot card into Crossfire for Eyefinity. I am going to try to use it in slot 2 set as primary.

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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Most bang for buck on market 2/1/2012 4:45:20 AM

Pros: Ultra fast cool running and very easy to overclock. Getting 130 fps in open areas of SWTOR and 90 fps in busy citys

Cons: Long make sure it fits in the case u ordered

Overall Review: benchmarks higher then Nvidia and for less money and way cooler running

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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Dang, its nice 1/19/2012 2:48:43 PM

Pros: Bought this for Diablo 3 testing, playing Crisis, and online video. Its so good, my monitors have issues. Guess it means new monitors... yeah!

Cons: Takes up space, a lot more than usual, but the fans do there job.

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Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Beast from the East!!! 1/19/2012 9:48:58 AM

Pros: This thing is awesome! Though the drivers that came with crashed BF3, the updated versions from the ASUS website fixed it. Now I'm running EVERY setting on the highest no problem! I still haven't seen the temp get over 45C even after playing with friends around the clock for almost 24hrs.

Pros -

Sheer Power - I'm sure it will handle anything that I can throw at it for a couple of years

Cooling - The two fans and beastly heatsink really do the trick.

Good Toolset - Comes with 'GamerOSD' which lets you take screenshots and capture video in a lot of different resolutions. The 'SmartDoctor' tool has a decent fan controller and temp monitor for the card. It also has some basic overclocking and voltage settings.

Compatibility- Worked with all my other components which includes an AMD FX processor.

Shipping - Came alive and well with no damage to any of the packaging or other products. On time.

Cons: Nothing negative to say about performance. It really puts out and stays cool doing it.

Size - This thing is HUGE! It almost didn't fit into my Antec LanBoy Air, I had to really work it in there. Also, it takes up three expansion slots on your case.

Power - Needs an 8pin (or 6+2) and a 6pin peripheral power connector. Not too bad if you consider 2GB and massive processor performance on a single card vs. two in XFire or SLI. This can also be said for the expansion slot requirement.

Overall Review: If you can fit it in your case, I would definitely recommend this card. The price is well worth the power.

My Rig-
AMD FX-6100 OC'd to 3.6 @ 6 cores
ASUS AMD Radeon 6950 Direct CUII 2GB
ASUS ROG Crosshair V 990FX AM3+ Motherboard
Corsair Vengence Memory, 8GB @1600Mhz
Western Digital Black 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 7200rpm 64MB
Windows 7 Home Premium

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