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MSI R6970-2PM2D2GD5
7.9 out of 10

MSI R6970-2PM2D2GD5

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Reviews and Problems with MSI R6970-2PM2D2GD5

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Overall 10


Jasper P., Newegg
21 May 2013
  • Pros: Powerful. plays all my games on ultra
  • Cons: big card. gonna need a big case
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Overall 2


Karl M., Newegg
25 February 2013
  • Summary: At this point, any reasonable company would have just sent me a new card and have been done with it, but MSI would rather have angry customers who don't have fully functional products.
  • Pros: I bought two of these cards, at least only one of them failed...
  • Cons: MSI has the absolute worst customer service I have ever experienced. One of my cards failed, and so far I have sent it in four times. They just can not seem to send me a working product. Now I am fighting with them trying to get them to allow another RMA because my current card does not read the ...
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Overall 6

Slowly Dying card

Shawn B., Newegg
19 November 2012
  • Summary: I think it's still under warranty but i'm not sure if it's worth going through all of that. I don't want to and than have it break again. Does the warranty end once you use it?
  • Pros: Great card, awesome graphics, low noise, no issues with any of the hdmi ports
  • Cons: The card is now starting to give me issues with games. I will "freeze" for 10 seconds or so and then the game will catch up and be fine for a minute up to an hour and do the same thing again. Also lags just before it does it.. Happens in Diablo 3 very often. This card should be able to handle any...
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Overall 2

Dead in less than a year.

Matthew R., Newegg
9 April 2012
  • Pros: Good performance and software extras to see card performance and tweak settings.
  • Cons: The card died after less than one year of ordinary use (no overclocking). This was too expensive an item for such low reliability - be careful of this manufacturer.
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Overall 4

Worked great while it lasted

Jeremy S., Newegg
8 February 2012
  • Summary: Looks like this model was discontinued
  • Pros: Worked fine for 7 months, just expected a heck of a lot more life out of it.
  • Cons: I have two in crossfire and I keep getting a random black screen and the occasional system powerdown. I've updated drivers and rebuilt my system to be sure... :(
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Overall 2

how long is the warranty on these?

Jeremy S., Newegg
7 February 2012
  • Pros: Have 2 of these in crossfire mode....Worked flawlessly for 7 months
  • Cons: I often leave my pc on to come back to no picture and my monitor flashing between analog/digital indicating no video signal. Most games crash when the action gets intense with memory addresses failed to accept texture loads. I've already replaced my MB so I know it's the primary card.... :(
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Overall 2

So many issues

Roel P., Newegg
12 January 2012
  • Summary: Overall this has been my worst experience ever with a Video Card and a company that makes them. I will never again buy an MSI card or anything from this company. The customer server has not answered a single call from me out of about 10-15 calls and not returned any of the messages that I have left...
  • Pros: When I initially received the Video Card it was running fine and handling all games that I play very well.
  • Cons: I noticed that every so few minutes in random areas of the screen that noise (looks like static) was appearing and staying for longer periods of time. I contacted MSI for an RMA thinking there was something wrong with my card, I recieved my next card after waiting 3 weeks and this card was not di...
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Overall 10

Great deal.

ricardo j., Newegg
21 September 2011
  • Summary: I'm ready for Battlefront 3 ;)
  • Pros: I got this and also an xfx to crossfire. Msi's card caem with 3dx11 advanced, a few adapters a crossfire bridge and a rebate. Runs cool, fan can be a little loud at load and card can run hot. Playing with afterburner fan controls made the cards run very decent in terms of noise and temps.
  • Cons: Rebate was an American Express card, Xfx gave me a check. Guess which one is easier to use.
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Overall 2


application error, Amazon
14 August 2011
  • Summary: USED BROKEN EQUIPMENT SOLD AS NEW!!!! Item had broken tabs for the cover indicating user removal. Pins that connect to the PCI slot were gashed from being removed improperly. Box was beaten up, broken, and ripped. Item even came with HP Raid HDD LED light connector which had drywall all over it.
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Overall 8

Msi 6970

David D., Newegg
12 August 2011
  • Summary: Its a great video card for the money but two would've been better
  • Pros: Speedy afterburner is a great oc utility
  • Cons: Loud at 100 fan Wish the power connectors were on the back b/c pci-e connectors were a tad short on my haf x.
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