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No, 6870s vs 460s. I love 460s and think they are better, but AMD is coding 4 way SLI just for the 6870x2. It still has done nothing and won't for many years, that money from the power would help more just giving it to them.

you may wish to reread your post then, clearly says 6970 :/

Not really the point I guess lol I like the 460 2win as it suits the purposes I will need it for, full time folding and if I need to a back up primary gpu that still has quite the kick
    
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you may wish to reread your post then, clearly says 6970 :/

Not really the point I guess lol I like the 460 2win as it suits the purposes I will need it for, full time folding and if I need to a back up primary gpu that still has quite the kick
No, I said I changed to two of them, I was talking about the 6870x2, go read.
    
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I was talking Nvidia is being pissy. I loved my 460 and I am sad to see it gone, but I moved to 6970s which out perform it by far.
That statement is where I come to say that the two arent comparable and that if you didnt see the upgrade that there would be something wrong. I read, and understood. Thanks.
    
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You buy it for the awesomeness.


Not sure what you've been taking, but a 6970 offers the same performance as a 570. Both will lose and win.
I know. I'm comparing 570 and 6970 (each of them) to the 460 2win. And FYI, the 460 2win is on par with GTX 580 and above.

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The 6970 is on par with the 570, and when in CF scales better.
Same as answered above. I'm not comparing 570 to 6970 here.
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I bet that SLI finger does work. I bet you Nvidia told EVGA no to 4 way GF104 during the manufacturing process thats why its there.
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WOW, I can't tell if the OP was asking a question to upgrade for himself or to just post a bash on the product?

IF you knew so much about it why did you bother to post?
Basically, I am asking if there is something that I am missing about this card, and a reason why people would buy this over the 580 or 6970. I am not trying to bash it, as I have no reason to, it won't help me in any way. Also, I apologize if I am coming off as a fanboy. I have owned a lot of different GPUs, and personally think the whole fanboy world is crap. The companies don't care what you think. Personally, I would've traded my 6950s I used to have for 570s, but traded for 5870s instead because they are supported in OSX.

So once again, I am not trying to bash the product, but more trying to find out if I'm missing something.
    
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This is built for SFF systems. Two physical cards are always going to be better then one mashed together.
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Basically, I am asking if there is something that I am missing about this card, and a reason why people would buy this over the 580 or 6970. I am not trying to bash it, as I have no reason to, it won't help me in any way. Also, I apologize if I am coming off as a fanboy. I have owned a lot of different GPUs, and personally think the whole fanboy world is crap. The companies don't care what you think. Personally, I would've traded my 6950s I used to have for 570s, but traded for 5870s instead because they are supported in OSX.

So once again, I am not trying to bash the product, but more trying to find out if I'm missing something.
For SFF systems that wnat to have more functions and still have a system that flippin powerful, like persay have this 460 2win as a 24/7 Folder while having a 590 for gaming all in a little mATX box
    
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