Sapphire's custom cooled HD 6950 2GB GDDR5 DiRT 3 Special Edition
Subject: Graphics Cards | July 28, 2011 - 07:22 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: sapphire, HD6950 2GB DiRT 3 Special Edition, hd6950
The HD6950 is a fairly mature card, which means that the top tier partners have had time to perfect their designs and implement functional improvements. Sapphire chose to customize the cooler on their DiRT 3 Special Editon HD6950, which [H]ard|OCP took advantage of to focus on overclocking. Sapphire's TRIXX Tweak Utility played a big part in their testing, especially when overvolting the card. Check out the full review here.
"Overclocking a video card provides a better gameplay experience, or so every enthusiast hopes. Today we have the Sapphire HD 6950 2GB DiRT 3 Special Edition on our gaming rig to see how well it performs and overclocks using Sapphire's TRIXX Tweaking utility. Will this overclock yield a better gameplay experience?"
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