MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III 1G/OC Radeon HD 6950 Video Card

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MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III 1G/OC Radeon HD 6950 Video Card

Postby Apoptosis » Thu Dec 08, 2011 7:01 am

MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III 1G/OC Radeon HD 6950 Video Card Review

MSI’s R6950 Twin Frozr III 1G/OC graphics card might only have 1GB of memory, but it's factory overclocked and is equipped with the latest Twin Frozr III dual fan GPU cooler. We put the MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III 1G/OC to the test on our Intel Sandy Bridge-E test system to see how it performs against several NVIDIA GeForce 500 series video cards. We also overclock it to the max and see what it can do!

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After spending some time with the MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III 1G/OC video card we found the card to be very well built and it performed as expected. The build quality and features that MSI have placed on this card are superior and it looks good to boot. When it comes to performance the MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III 1G/OC video card is competitive with the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti series cards, which is critical as they are priced in the same category.



Article Title: MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III 1G/OC Radeon HD 6950 Video Card Review
Article URL: http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1796/1/
Pricing At Time of Print: $259.99 plus $7.87 shipped
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Re: MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III 1G/OC Radeon HD 6950 Video Card

Postby Clouseau » Thu Dec 08, 2011 11:27 am

Just wanted to add, that for my card, the only way to get the voltage increase to stick was to set the gpu to an 1150mv type on the general settings tab. Two questions, firstly: Is the fan switch really a fan switch or is it a bios switch? Secondly, Was the card able to be unlocked to have the full amount of shaders functioning?

EDIT: Never mind about the second question. Just revisitted the hot water that the "6950 Unlocking" thread created. Short term memory loss.
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Re: MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III 1G/OC Radeon HD 6950 Video Card

Postby Apoptosis » Fri Dec 09, 2011 8:28 am

Clouseau wrote:Just wanted to add, that for my card, the only way to get the voltage increase to stick was to set the gpu to an 1150mv type on the general settings tab. Two questions, firstly: Is the fan switch really a fan switch or is it a bios switch? Secondly, Was the card able to be unlocked to have the full amount of shaders functioning?

EDIT: Never mind about the second question. Just revisitted the hot water that the "6950 Unlocking" thread created. Short term memory loss.



This card features a custom PCB design and MSI did away with the BIOS switch and went with a fan switch.
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Re: MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III 1G/OC Radeon HD 6950 Video Card

Postby ColdPlay » Fri Dec 23, 2011 8:19 pm

Hi guys!
New sweet card from MSI! I was thinking of pairing up my Twin frozr II with a second one, but now I only see this one!
Am I able to cf these two MSI cards? What is the limitations for MSI tf II cards in cf?

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