MSI R6950 Twin Frozr II Review

Test Setup and Overclocking

MSI R6950 Twin Frozr II Review

Test Setup

Intel i7-930 @ 4GHz
6GB Kingston Hyper-X 2000MHz
Asus Rampage III
Noctua NH-D14
MSI R6950 Twin Frozr II
Cougar CM1000 1KW PSU
Windows 7 64-Bit
Catalyst 11.1 Drivers


The major benefit with the MSI Twin Frozr II cooling solution is how effective it is at keeping everything nice and cool. This has the obvious side-effect of allowing us to push everything that bit further without thermal limits become problematic.

Whilst the reference card stopped at 850 MHz the MSI could be pushed all the way up to 895 MHz before it cried enough.

The secondary benefit to the Twin Frozr II is that besides its capability to keep the card cool it's how quietly it does this.

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Most Recent Comments

04-02-2011, 04:36:37

Atleast it wont howl at you like the AMD heatsink.Quote

04-02-2011, 09:15:25

unlocked to a 6970 could be a beastQuote

04-02-2011, 10:40:47

Yeah, you just gotta hand it to MSI. I own an MSI R5850 Twin Frozr II. Love the damn card. Stays cool and quiet all throughout.Quote

04-02-2011, 11:10:47

Loving that heatsink, looks brilliant.Quote

05-02-2011, 06:12:19

Originally Posted by ssorangetomato View Post

unlocked to a 6970 could be a beast
Shader clocks are locked and no dual BIOS and switch..Quote

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