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Does the 570 compare to the 6970?

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Or is the 6970 blatantly better?
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The 570 can be over-clocked to be comparative to the 580. at a ~$350 price tag.

So I'd say the 570 is better.

Edit: You should OC the one you already have. That would make it baws.
Edited by That Guy - 5/15/11 at 7:29pm
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They trade blows. Sometimes the GTX 570 performs better. At other times, it's the 6970 that wins. In what terms do you mean by "better" (gaming, transcoding, folding, etc.)?
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at 1080p they're pretty much the same.

Get whats cheaper unless you fold

EDIT: looks like you already have it. Enjoy it instead of second guessing your purchase
    
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Yes, they trade blows. The 6970 is considered better with higher resolution above 1080p due to the 2gb of RAM.
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You're golden if you can OC without blowing it up.
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they trade blows at 1080 and below, depends on what games you play. ATI seems to prefer graphic intensive games like Crysis and NVIDIA the lesser intensive games like Civ, ME2, etc.
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With the latest drivers:

    
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Well from the results I have just had with my 6970, I would say the 570 isn't quite as good and am happy I chose this over the 570.

You aren't gonna be disappointed with either though, IMO.
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