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Hey guys. I was recently thinking about selling my GTX 570 and getting a HD6990 or HD6950 Crossfire. I want to get a second GTX 570 anyway as I don't want to upgrade again until 2013/2014. But I have seen some awesome benches from the AMD cards and I have also wanted to switch over for a while. It would cost me £200 for The HD6950 Crossfire or £270 for a HD6990 after selling my GTX 570. I have also seriously considered Eyefinity in the past but if I got these cards I would add another 2 monitors to mine later on in the year.
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I would get another GTX 570.
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Hey guys. I was recently thinking about selling my GTX 570 and getting a HD6990 or HD6950 Crossfire. I want to get a second GTX 570 anyway as I don't want to upgrade again until 2013/2014. But I have seen some awesome benches from the AMD cards and I have also wanted to switch over for a while. It would cost me £200 for The HD6950 Crossfire or £270 for a HD6990 after selling my GTX 570. I have also seriously considered Eyefinity in the past but if I got these cards I would add another 2 monitors to mine later on in the year.
When ever someone asks to get another set up and already has a good card in their rig, I always suggest.....Your half way there just get another one. Whether it's AMD or Nvidia, your half way there and your PSU can handle it.

Same for me, when the new Nvidia 600 or the AMD 7000 series come out in Nov 2011 thru Jan 2012 I'll be tempted to switch to the newer card because the grass is always greener on the other side. This time I'm going to SLI since I'll already be half way there.

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I would get another GTX 570.
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They just droped the price on the 570 down to like 320-330 so i would just grab another 570.
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Alright guys thanks for the advice. I think I will hold on to my single card for the moment and buy a second later when I need it a bit more.
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