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post #11 of 23
I'd say go with the GTX 570
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post #12 of 23
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It appears that I have found moar money -> Now there's 2 options there Asus DirectCU II GTX 580 or a GTX 570 + OCZ Agility3 60GB SSD(550r/475w). They both come to the same price. Again 120Hz monitor for gaming 1920X1080. No plans for SLI (I dont think this mobo will appreciate it ). I'm looking for cool temps - good performance. What do you guys think?
Should I make another thread?


EDIT: Sandforce3 has a lot of problems (looking a newegg), option was vertexII instead
Edited by .Cerberus - 6/14/11 at 11:23am
post #13 of 23
Im sure alot of people are going to say gtx 580 but after i got my ssds there was no going back. your computer will be so much faster if you get the 570 and the ssd. My computer boots up way faster and all the programs launch very quickly. With an ssd as boot you dont have that warm up period where your in desktop but your computer still needs some time to warm up. So i say go 570 ssd.

That ssd will blow away the raided hard drives you have now.
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post #14 of 23
Id go with the 570 plus the ssd seriously. Are you able to get the asus DcuII 570 though? They are some really nice cards. awesome cooling though i cant change my voltage in afterburner yet...
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Id go with the 570 plus the ssd seriously. Are you able to get the asus DcuII 570 though? They are some really nice cards. awesome cooling though i cant change my voltage in afterburner yet...
Are those the ones that take up 3 Pci slots?? And if so, don't they just dump all that hot air into your case?

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post #16 of 23
With the latest drivers the 6970 is ahead of the GTX 570. Both cards trades blows can't go wrong we neither. It depends on which driver support you prefer also.
 
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Personally, none of these. I would get a Twin Frozer 3 from MSI. You said you didn't wan't heat and this card runs super-cool. Also, it's factory overclocked, looks f-ing nice and you get the performance from the 570 without the vrm issues since it's a non- reference design (and probably the best GTX 570 in the market).
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post #18 of 23
i love how nvidia fan boys post benchmarks where the 570 wins and the ati fan boys post ones that the 6970 wins,truly epic...anyway i think u should go for the 570 its pretty cheap and on par with the 6970
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actually i dont know wat the prices are in canada but here the 570 is cheaper..just get watever is cheaper as they are pretty much the same
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Get this one.
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