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post #11 of 50
You can fold better with Nvidia than with AMD.
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post #12 of 50
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Originally Posted by Hatfieco View Post
You lose so much definition by playing on a hdtv than on a true full format monitor... Just saying there is a HUGE difference.
He's saying this because the pixel density is A LOT lower on a big screen tv than it is on a nice 24ish" monitor. Although big tvs still do look fairly decent, but I'd take a 30" 1600p over a 50" 1080p any day.

- I run 50" 1080p and a 24' 1080p if anyone cares
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post #13 of 50
Its all based on what you play. If it was a 3 monitor setup, 1440p/1600p or plan to keep the card/s for more then one year then HD 6950s would have been a much better choice. For 1080p there are only 2 games GTX580 cant max and that is Crysis 1/WH, Metro, other then that there is no point to HD 6950s, in fact even 1 HD 6950 would have done the job with current game.
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post #14 of 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skuloth View Post
He's saying this because the pixel density is A LOT lower on a big screen tv than it is on a nice 24ish" monitor. Although big tvs still do look fairly decent, but I'd take a 30" 1600p over a 50" 1080p any day.

- I run 50" 1080p and a 24' 1080p if anyone cares
This guy said it. I used to play on a full hd 32in hdtv at 1080p res and after going back to a monitor, I will never play on a tv again lol. Its that big of a difference IMO. Also the response time on a typical hdtv is around 10ms or more where the standard lcd monitor is 5ms or less.
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post #15 of 50
GTX 580 is the most powerfull GPU on the market. Yea crossfire scale very well but it's 2 cards.. Way mroe problems and a signle gtx 580 can max out anything easily.

Also, you would get better results on a monitor. TV's are very slow at response time and i does make a difference in game.

And yeah, GTX 580 got a better value at resell and HD 6950 does not.


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post #16 of 50
If you can get a single GPU to do what dual GPUs can then go for it. I always prefer having a sungle GPU, it's just less troublesome.
post #17 of 50
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I'm sorry, but 6950s in crossfire would have smoked a 580
Yes, but dual GPU setups are never nice to manage. 580 was the right step forward :3 I am jelly
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post #18 of 50
I love Nvidia <3....that the kinda love you're looking for?
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Because you can cook w/ Nvidia.
nVidia make the best chefs
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Because you can cook w/ Nvidia.
You mean in the sense that his 580 will roast the unlocked 6950 & chew it up?
    
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