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Hi guys.
I have a brand new MSI 6950 Twin Frozr II OC 2gb and a used EVGA GTX 480

Now im asking for advice as i want to sell one of the cards.

Now.... i don't care about power consumption, i don't care about heat, all i care about is performance at this point.

Any advice will be greatly appreciated.
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Well since you have both cards why not run games, benchmarks etc to see which is the best performer overall.
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Well since you have both cards why not run games, benchmarks etc to see which is the best performer overall.
would prefer to keep the 6950 boxed for now.
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6950 would run cooler and be more future proof whatever that means to you. For my money I'd offload the gtx480 asap and wet your lips for bf3 action with that beastin ati card in a few months time.
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Yes a GTX480 is a stronger card than HD6950..

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Darksoul844 View Post
Crysis & battleforge are nvidia games...check the noise, power consumption and temp comparisons..
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6950 would run cooler and be more future proof whatever that means to you. For my money I'd offload the gtx480 asap and wet your lips for bf3 action with that beastin ati card in a few months time.
he said doesn't care about heat, noise, power consumption and etc.... just performance...

Seems like we have a bias fanboy here even tho benchmarks clearly stats 480gtx is stronger then a 6950
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Thanks guys.
I can see that they're equal in DX11 games now.

I would like to go crossfire in the near future, i've been using GTX 480 SLI for the last 4 months and had to sell most of it to fund my car.

Anyone care to tell me what would be better in a multi GPU configuration?
GTX 480 SLI or 6950 crossfire?

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Seems like we have a bias fanboy here
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Quote:
Originally Posted by atennisplayah View Post
Crysis & battleforge are nvidia games...check the noise, power consumption and temp comparisons..

Here is a stock cooled Zotac GTX480 @ 850/1025MHz hitting 84C in Warhead bench loop..






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