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2x 6950 or 1 gtx580

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They are about the same price.. Perfomance wise which i should get?
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post #2 of 46
2x 6950s will wreck a single 580, even without unlocking.
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I found myself facing this very same dilemma not too long ago - check out my sig for what I went for .
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2x 6950s any day, especially if you unlock them
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Crossfire 6950s without a doubt.
 
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I'm very happy with my 580, which I plan to SLI shortly, which in turn, will destroy crossfire 6950's. You could plan for immediate satisfaction, such as the xfire 6950, or plan for the future, with a single 580 now, then eventually SLI it. That's what I decided when I was in the same situation.
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Lol 2 6950's will rolf stomp that gtx 580.
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post #8 of 46
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Originally Posted by Motive View Post
I'm very happy with my 580, which I plan to SLI shortly, which in turn, will destroy crossfire 6950's. You could plan for immediate satisfaction, such as the xfire 6950, or plan for the future, with a single 580 now, then eventually SLI it. That's what I decided when I was in the same situation.
I think your misinformed mate. 2x580s will not destroy 2x6950s (especially if they're unlocked). There are a lot of reviews to prove this. Not only are 2x6950s cheaper than 2x580s but in games they outperform them too

http://www.hardwareheaven.com/review...ty-vs-sli.html
post #9 of 46
2X6950, unlock. No contest. The 580 will hide in shame.
    
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post #10 of 46
6950s would yield better performance in most games

EDIT: but 580s in sli would outperform 6950s in crossfire... i don't know what the person that said otherwise is thinking... (IN most games)
Edited by badatgames18 - 4/26/11 at 4:41am
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