Summary: I received a faulty card it seems. It was idling at 55C, and was hitting 100-103C underload. As it would heat up i would watch my FPS drop on crysis 2. Just be careful when you first get this card, watch the temps closely to make sure you dont have a bum card.
Summary: Instead of the sapphire reference 6950 which was advertised, I received some kind of dual fan custom version which appears completely different. Even the PCB is different. I don't want a custom version. I wanted the reference card that was pictured. It was indicated to be in stock when I ordered it.
Summary: Failed after less than a year in my machine. All monitors just went blank. Sapphire doesn't provide warranty from their site. You ahve to remember and then find receipt to get warranty from original purchaser. Oh and what if they are out of business?