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MSI Radeon HD 6950 2GB Twin Frozr II Video Card Review (Page 2)

Shawn Baker | Mar 3, 2011 at 11:40 pm CST - 0 mins, 59 secs time to read this page
Rating: 93%Manufacturer: MSI

The Card

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Looking at the card itself, there's nothing too unusual here. We've seen the Twin Frozr II cooler before and you could easily mistake this card for one of the many others that are part of the Twin Frozr II series. Of course, that massive heat pipe configuration and dual fan setup is the highlight of the cooler and hopefully it does a good job of handling the HD 6900 core.

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Taking a spin around the card, you're going to continue not to see anything too new. We've got two 6-Pin PCI-E power connectors at the back of the card, our two Crossfire connectors at the front and connectivity comes in the form of a Single-Link DVI, Dual-Link DVI, HDMI and two Mini-DisplayPort connectors.

Specifications

While this card carries with it the "OC" Edition tag, there's not really much of an overclock on offer which you can see below.

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The 2GB of GDDR5 comes in at 5000MHz QDR which is default, while the core has only been bumped up 10MHz too 810MHz. It's hardly an overclock and I'm not too sure why MSI bother calling it an overclock.

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Shawn takes care of all of our video card reviews. From 2009, Shawn is also taking care of our memory reviews, and from May 2011, Shawn also takes care of our CPU, chipset and motherboard reviews. As of December 2011, Shawn is based out of Taipei, Taiwan.

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