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Hi. As I've thrown in many different thread's that I've since lost track of, I am at a crossroads of GPU power!

Currently have 1 His IceQ 5770 in my main PC.
Strongly considering a Twin Frozr 6950 2gb.
However I also want a GPU in PC#2 to fold 24/7 that's energy effecient.
The 5770 is quite, but, I can spend less, get a 9800 GT for #2 PC and another 5770 to crossfire on the main PC.

So, It's $175 after MIR for a 2nd IceQ 5770 & a 9800 GT

OR

$270 after MIR for a single Twin Frozr 6950 2gb. Then move 5770 to #2.

I'm between 50-60 fps generally running around and shooting in BC2. What do you think a 2nd 5770 would do for that? Also planning on playing lots of BF3 but that's all speculation on how cards will work on it till we know for sure.

What would YOU do. $100 more for the 6950? $100 less for the 2nd 5770 and a OK folding GPU for PC#2?
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6950, move the 5770 on to the 2nd rig. 5770 is exactly half performance of 5870, 6950 > 5870.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Versa View Post
6950, move the 5770 on to the 2nd rig.
My thoughts exactly
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post #4 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by Versa View Post
6950, move the 5770 on to the 2nd rig. 5770 is exactly half performance of 5870, 6950 > 5870.
exactly,
+1
get msi hd6950 twin frozr3 power edition/asus eah6950 2gb direct cuII edition
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6950 all the way, had 2. Awesome cards.
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post #6 of 17
A 2GB 6950 will surpass a pair of 5770s without a problem, they tend to unlock with a high success rate, as I've not heard of a single card that doesn't do so, it overclocks like mad, and is more effective in DX11 environments.

6950 all the way. If I had the money, I'd snag one.
     
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post #7 of 17
I actually moved from a 5770 X2 setup to a 6950. It's way better.
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Roger that, thanks.
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post #9 of 17
6950 m8

even better if you can unlock it to a 6970
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post #10 of 17
I would buy CF 5830's since they're only $110 each on Newegg and move the 5770 to the other rig. If you want a single card solution though, definitely the HD 6950 2GB.
    
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