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If you think you can survive the next say 8 months, stick it out. Its still a good card. Maybe not the fastest, but stil good.
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Originally Posted by Armand Hammer View Post
Don't put words in my mouth pls.

I didn't say anything about max settings, I simply said 1080, nice try.

The 6970 will allow him to get a higher frame rate and play at higher settings in all games, not just Metro 2033 which is perfectly playable on a 6970 at medium settings with AAA and 16xAF according to:

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...an,2818-9.html

Playing this game on a 4870 at the same settings would be a virtual slide show as im sure you can attest to.

Regardless the OP has made the thread redundant by stating he already gets the FPS he wants at the res he wants.

OP just hold out with the 4870 and wait for the 7000 series.

/thread
Just reread my post and you are right, it does sound a little harsh, didn't mean it to come across that way I was simply stating my experience with both cards.
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post #23 of 26
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Originally Posted by pyra View Post
Just reread my post and you are right, it does sound a little harsh, didn't mean it to come across that way I was simply stating my experience with both cards.
Don't worry about it dude

You where in the same situation so your input is very valid
Edited by Armand Hammer - 5/4/11 at 8:16pm
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What about crossfire with another card if you can find it cheap? Till it's 7000 time.
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Im glad that all got worked out.

I seriously thought I might see some sparks fly for a sec there.

Now back to the calculus homework...
 
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Originally Posted by Mako0312 View Post
What about crossfire with another card if you can find it cheap? Till it's 7000 time.

My board's 2nd pcie slot is x4 so thats a no go. plus I dont want microstutter and the driver issues associated with xfire
 
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