The silly thing? I got the system set up, then got distracted by the fans in my case as the 6870 is much quieter than my GTS 250 had become. So instead of playing games, I've been swapping out fans and shopping for new ones.
Also, since the new card vents in to the case instead of forcing air out the back, it caused my CPU fan to kick up in speed. Killed one audible fan, just to bring another one in to play.
That's okay, I've got new ones in my shopping cart ready to go. Just need to decide on the 16GB Compact Flash card that will serve as my new swapfile drive, replacing my old 8GB.