R6950 Twin Frozr II/OC

Overview

  • Twin Frozr II Thermal Design
    - Dual 8CM PWM Fans
    - Five Heatpipes for better heat dissipation
    - 6℃ cooler and 19.6dB quieter compared to reference cooling 
  • DisplayPort 1.2 and HDMI 1.4a output
    - Blu-ray 3D Stereo transmission format support
    - Supports both Deep Color and 7.1 High Bitrate Audio transmissions.

  • Maximum 4 Displays
    - AMD Eyefinity Technology supports maximum 4 displays with 2 DisplayPorts.
  • MSI Afterburner overclocking utility
    - Supports advanced fan speed control.
    - Supports burn-in stability test.
  • All Solid Capacitors
    - 10 years ultra-long lifetime (under full load).
    - Lower temperature and higher efficiency.
    - Aluminum core, no the risk of explosion.  


Video Output Function

  • Mini DisplayPort x 2
  • Dual-Link DVI-I x 1
  • Signal-Link DVI-D x1
  • HDMI x 1


Bundle MSI developed software

  • MSI VGA Driver
  • MSI Live Update Series (Live VGA BIOS & Live VGA Driver)
    Automatically online download & update VGA BIOS & Drivers, reduce the risk of getting the wrong files, and never have the trouble on web site searching.
  • MSI Live
    MSI Live including all real time life information you need, such as Live MSI Product News, Live Daily Information, Live Personal Schedule Manager, Live Search and more. 
     
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Microsoft® DirectX
  • Norton Internet Security™ 2008  60 days Trial
    -Blocks online identity theft by phishing Web sites
    -Detects and eliminates spyware
    -Removes viruses and Internet worms automatically
    -Protects against hackers

Product Accessories
 
   
       
MSI Reminds You...
• The accessories will probably be different according to the different selling areas of product models. For details of accessories, please refer to the descriptions on the product package.

MSI Reminds You...

  1. The specifications may differ from areas and we keep the right to change without notice. Please check the specific Specification with your local dealers.
  2. The color of the product might be affected by photography and the monitor's setting, which might be different from the real product.

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Afterburner

Afterburner co-development by MSI and Rivatuner, MSI releases the ultimate graphics card utility “Afterburner”. This utility enables all MSI graphics cards users to boost performance and to monitor all kinds of critical information in real-time. Afterburner is a completely free utility which is compatible with almost all MSI graphics cards.
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MSI Solid Capacitor Graphic Cards

MSI Solid Capacitor Graphic Card MSI Graphics Card products utilities high quality solid capacitor. For the gamers and high-end users, this feature not only means that product has better quality components within, but also provide much stronger support while users want to engage in hard-core tuning.
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MSI Advanced Live Update Online

MSI Live Update online
MSI Live Update online is designed to automatically download and update the BIOS and driver when there’s a new version online. It helps reduce the risk of getting the wrong file and minimize the trouble of searching the files from MSI website.
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Live Update 5

MSI Live Update 5 is a single utility software that automatically checks BIOS, driver and utility updates and installs for you , which can save your time for searching and lower the risk while updating.
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AMD Eyefinity

Enjoy an incredibly immersive HD gaming/computing experience with AMD Eyefinity Technology. This revolutionary multi-display technology allows you to expand your visual real estate across up to three displays with innovative “wrap around” capabilities to maximize your field of view with incredible sharpness and clarity.
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HDMI + DVI Output

HDMI + DVI Output HDMI and DVI are the most comprehensive used interfaces for high definition video display. MSI adopts two interfaces to provide a complete output solution for users to enjoy the latest HD video such as blu-ray movie.
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DirectX 11

The first fully Microsoft DirectX® 11-compatible GPUs in their class, the ATI Radeon™ HD 5000 Series are designed to deliver unbelievable HD gaming performance for the latest games and DirectX® 11 applications so you can dominate the competition.
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DirectX 11

The first fully Microsoft DirectX® 11-compatible GPUs in their class, the AMD Radeon™ HD 6000 Series are designed to deliver unbelievable HD gaming performance for the latest games and DirectX® 11 applications so you can dominate the competition.
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HDMI convertible output

Dual-link DVI convertible output supports Video signal through DVI to HDMI interface, which drivers resolution of a digital display up to 1920x1200 or higher.
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HDMI Support

MSI graphics cards offer the HDMI functionality to provide access to premium digital content. HDMI enables gaming enthusiasts to seamlessly connect to their LCD monitor to bring the ultimate multimedia experience. (Only 1 single HDMI cable is required while streaming audio/video data to flat-panel display devices, such as Plasma/LCD TVs, or projector.)
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PCI Express 2.0 Support

Designed to run perfectly with new PCI Express 2.0 bus architecture, offering a future proofing bridge to tomorrow's most bandwidth-hungry games and 3D applications by maximizing the 5GT/s PCI Express 2.0 bandwidth (twice that of first generation PCI Express). PCI Express 2.0 products are fully backwards compatible with existing PCI Express motherboards for broadest support.
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Meet RoHS regulations

MSI products are the first to be in conformity of the EU’s RoHS(Restriction of Hazardous Substances) regulations, reducing heavy metals and toxic materials in the products. This is an effort made for the Earth, and essentially for a clean future.
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HDCP Support

The HDCP provides a robust, cost-effective and transparent method for transmitting and receiving digital entertainment similar to DVI/HDMI-compliant digital displays. HDCP encrypts the date transmitted between the DVI/HDMI connector on the graphics adapter and the display.
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AMD HD3D

AMD HD3D Technology is supported by an advanced and open ecosystem that, in conjunction with specific AMD hardware and software technologies, enables 3D display capabilities for many PC applications and experiences. Your PC has evolved, offering unprecedented amount of games, photos and movies for you to play, watch, design, create, share and download in 3D. With the arrival of the latest in 3D technology you can now enjoy an enhanced visual experience on Stereo 3D-capable desktops and notebooks powered by AMD HD3D Technology.

Brief Specifications

Graphics Engine AMD Radeon HD 6950
Bus Standard PCI Express x16 2.1
Memory Type GDDR5
Memory Size(MB) 2048
Memory Interface 256 bits
Core Clock Speed(MHz) 810
Memory Clock Speed(MHz) 5000
DVI Output Single-Link DVI-D x1, Dual-Link DVI-I x1
D-SUB Output 1 (optional, via DVI to D-Sub adaptor)
HDMI-Output 1
Mini DisplayPort 2
HDCP Support Y
HDMI Support Y
Dual-link DVI Y
Display Output (Max Resolution) 4x 1920x1200
RAMDACs 400
DirectX Version Support 11
OpenGL Version Support 4.0
CrossFire Support Y
Card Dimension(mm) 275*110*38mm

 

The Specification may change without notice. The actual products sold are different from areas. Please check the detailed Specification with your local dealers.

 

Awards

Overclock Approved - www.pcworldoc.com
Date: 2011-00
Title: Overclock Approved
Comment: >Open
Media: www.pcworldoc.com
Country: Italy
 Gold Award    - pcworldo
Date: 2011-00
Title: Gold Award
Comment: >Open
Media: pcworldo
Country: Italy
CHIP TIP HOT AWARD - CHIP
Date: 2011-00
Title: CHIP TIP HOT AWARD
Comment: -
Media: CHIP
Country: Indonesia
Original Design Award - iXBT.com
Date: 2011-00
Title: Original Design Award
Comment: >Open
Media: iXBT.com
Country: Russia
Editor's Choice Award - PC Perspective
Date: 2011-00
Title: Editor's Choice Award
Comment: >Open
Media: PC Perspective
Country: United States
 Must Have Best Features Award  - TweakTown.com
Date: 2011-00
Title: Must Have Best Features Award
Comment: >Open
Media: TweakTown.com
Country: Australia
 Gold Award  - Hardware.HDBlog.it
Date: 2011-00
Title: Gold Award
Comment: >Open
Media: Hardware.HDBlog.it
Country: Italy
Excellent Performance Award - ComputerDIY Magazine
Date: 2011-00
Title: Excellent Performance Award
Comment: -
Media: ComputerDIY Magazine
Country: Taiwan
Bronze Award - Overclock3D.net
Date: 2011-00
Title: Bronze Award
Comment: >Open
Media: Overclock3D.net
Country: UK
Recommendated Award - In4.pl
Date: 2011-00
Title: Recommendated Award
Comment: >Open
Media: In4.pl
Country: Poland
Recommended Award - Guru3D.com
Date: 2011-00
Title: Recommended Award
Comment: >Open
Media: Guru3D.com
Country: Netherlands
Editor's Choice Award - PCBrain.it
Date: 2011-00
Title: Editor's Choice Award
Comment: >Open
Media: PCBrain.it
Country: Italy
Recommendation Award - PC Centre
Date: 2011-00
Title: Recommendation Award
Comment: >Open
Media: PC Centre
Country: Poland

BIOS

Driver

Win8.1 32,Win8.1 64,Win8 32,Win8 64,Win7 32,Win7 64,Vista 32,Vista 64,XP 32,XP 64

!Special Note:

The Drivers provided here are exclusively for MSI products only. MSI takes no responsibility for any damage resulted from improper usage or lack of technical expertise.

We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Description
Version 13.9
Type ATI Graphics Drivers Release Date 2014-01-23
OS XP 32, XP 64
Download download File Size 193.88 MB
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AMD Graphics Driver 13.12
Description
Version 13.12
Type ATI Graphics Drivers Release Date 2014-01-17
OS Win8.1 32, Win8.1 64, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 32, Win7 64
Download download File Size 297.12 MB
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MSI Graphics Driver 9.00.100.2
Description
Version 9.00.100.2
Type ATI Graphics Drivers Release Date 2013-10-15
OS XP 32, XP 64
Download download File Size 193.1 MB
Note
MSI Graphics Driver 9.012
Description
Version 9.012
Type ATI Graphics Drivers Release Date 2013-10-15
OS Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 32, Win7 64, Vista 32, Vista 64
Download download File Size 265.09 MB
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MSI Graphics Driver 9.002
Description
Version 9.002
Type ATI Graphics Drivers Release Date 2012-12-17
OS Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 32, Win7 64, Vista 32, Vista 64
Download download File Size 259.9 MB
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MSI Graphics Driver 8.982
Description
Version 8.982
Type ATI Graphics Drivers Release Date 2012-09-03
OS XP 32, XP 64
Download download File Size 172.21 MB
Note
MSI Graphics Driver 8.982
Description
Version 8.982
Type ATI Graphics Drivers Release Date 2012-09-03
OS Win7 32, Win7 64, Vista 32, Vista 64
Download download File Size 174.89 MB
Note
MSI Graphics Driver 8.98
Description
Version 8.98
Type ATI Graphics Drivers Release Date 2012-08-13
OS XP 32, XP 64
Download download File Size 193.37 MB
Note
MSI Graphics Driver 8.98
Description
Version 8.98
Type ATI Graphics Drivers Release Date 2012-08-13
OS Win7 32, Win7 64, Vista 32, Vista 64
Download download File Size 214.31 MB
Note
MSI Graphics Driver 8.92
Description Version:8.92
Version 8.92
Type ATI Graphics Drivers Release Date 2012-03-02
OS Win7 32, Win7 64
Download download File Size 201.7 MB
Note
MSI Graphics Driver 8.92
Description Version:8.92
Version 8.92
Type ATI Graphics Drivers Release Date 2012-03-02
OS XP 32, XP 64
Download download File Size 142.88 MB
Note
MSI Graphics Driver 11.12
Description
Version 11.12
Type ATI Graphics Drivers Release Date 2012-01-30
OS Win7 32, Win7 64, Vista 32, Vista 64
Download download File Size 162.89 MB
Note
MSI Graphics Driver 11.12
Description
Version 11.12
Type ATI Graphics Drivers Release Date 2012-01-30
OS XP 32, XP 64
Download download File Size 121.37 MB
Note
MSI Graphics Driver 8.796
Description Ver: 8.796
Version
Type ATI Graphics Drivers Release Date 2011-01-04
OS Win7 32, Win7 64, Vista 32, Vista 64
Download download File Size 144.42 MB
Note
MSI Graphics Driver 8.796
Description Ver: 8.796
Version
Type ATI Graphics Drivers Release Date 2011-01-04
OS XP 32, XP 64
Download download File Size 189.35 MB
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Utility

Win8.1 32,Win8.1 64,Win8 32,Win8 64,Win7 32,Win7 64,Vista 32,Vista 64,XP 32,XP 64

!Special Note:

The Utilities provided here are exclusively for MSI products only. MSI takes no responsibility for any damage resulted from improper usage or lack of technical expertise.

We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
MSI Live Update 5
Description • Online update BIOS/Driver/Firmware/Utility.
• Live Monitor auto-detects and suggests the latest BIOS/Driver/Utilities information.
Version 5.0.115
Type Utility Release Date 2014-04-03
OS Win8.1 32, Win8.1 64, Win8 32, Win8 64, Win7 32, Win7 64, Vista 32, Vista 64, XP 32, XP 64
Download download File Size 9.64 MB
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MSI Afterburner
Description MSI's own "Afterburner" software is currently the most powerful graphics card overclocking software available. Aside from the basic frequency adjustment and system monitor, this software allows the user to adjust the voltage for the GPU. This important feature saves all the hassle of having to adjust the circuit board in order to provide a higher voltage to the GPU. Additionally, the software's automatic fan speed control has received a lot of praise from enthusiasts all over the world. With MSI's "Afterburner", the decision to run the fan quietly or for high-performance is in your hands!
Version 2.3.1
Type Utility Release Date 2013-06-07
OS Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 32, Win7 64, Vista 32, Vista 64, XP 32, XP 64
Download download File Size 21.93 MB
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Manual

!Special Note:

MSI™ provides user manuals (in PDF format) here for download. You can use Adobe Acrobat Reader (Adobe's WEB Site) to open them.

An easy guide for you to assemble your PC step by step, please refer to "Quick Installation Guide".

We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Version Language File Size Download Release Date
Lite English 2.16 MB download 2011-01-04

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