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How are YOU trying to compare the gtx480 vs 6950..of course the gtx480 will win big time
the gtx 480 have the double tessellation number than the 6950..
by the way the gtx 480 is a beast....6950 Can't Handle Metro 2033 and 3dmark 11
apperantly this "Nvidia FANBOY" doesn't know much.. Look at some benches before you post. If I recall the 6950 out performs the GTX480 in Metro..
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apperantly this "Nvidia FANBOY" doesn't know much.. Look at some benches before you post. If I recall the 6950 out performs the GTX480 in Metro..
WITH the PHYSX ON???? try and let me know
just two month ago i was in crossfire crashing most of the time in games and in 3dmark 11 it was a nighmare, ATI driver are awful .. NVIDIA RULE 3DMARK 11 go check all those hall of fame 1 to 20

3DMARK doesn't mean anything to you ,, but it mean alot for me
Edited by renaldy - 5/10/11 at 11:16pm
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WITH the PHYSX ON????
I thought bullet physx was replacing the nvidia version of physx...

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3DMARK doesn't mean anything to you ,, but it mean alot for me
and how many hours of enjoyable gameplay has 3DMARK has given you??.. You run it over and over again marveling at the numbers and pictures showing on your screen??... How many headshots have you made on 3DMARK??... how many levels can your char level to on it?? Inquiring minds want to know...
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I thought bullet physx was replacing the nvidia version of physx...



and how many hours of enjoyable gameplay has 3DMARK has given you??.. You run it over and over again marveling at the numbers and pictures showing on your screen??... How many headshots have you made on 3DMARK??... how many levels can your char level to on it?? Inquiring minds want to know...
I'll have to agree with you, I don't care about 3D Mark if that means the GPU is more powerful in real life games, sorry but I don't waste hours "playing" 3D Mark.

Anyways guys, please keep the conversation in a respectful manner, we don't want to start a battle here.
    
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Keep the 480, as their about the same performance cards depending on the game.

6950 will get you more money now if you sell it sealed and in the box and even in crossfire/sli they both give about the same performance, look.
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Keep the 480, as their about the same performance cards depending on the game.

6950 will get you more money now if you sell it sealed and in the box and even in crossfire/sli they both give about the same performance, look.
QFT

..from my own experience with each of the GPU's I would still say the 480 is a bit stronger than a 6950. At its highest stable OC on water, my 6950 is about 5% faster than my GTX470's highest stable OC on water... a 480 could easily achieve the same clocks as my 470 [930mhz core].

I would get rid of the GPU that can fetch you more $$$ in your pocket..and keep what will work
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Above 1200p, 6950. 1080p, GTX 480. I'd keep the AMD card purly because it's quieter, and has a larger frame buffer, manditory if you regularly load your game to the sky with mods. They're both about equal, but there's a tradeoff with each. Crossfire'd 6XXX cards, as I recall, scales slightly better then the 4XX series, but overall, it's what you use it for that counts.
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