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Crossfire HD6990's, SLI GTX 590's.

You should really give a budget when asking such things, as it's all relative and arbitrary to most people.



All of these things are contradictory to each other, with the first thing in bold being impossible.

I know I sound like a jerk, but expecting an answer when you don't give any specifics on budget, performance you're expecting, time to next upgrade, etc., it's all pretty meaningless.
And if he wants water cooling get the EVGA GeForce GTX 580 3072MB Hydro Copper 2
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Budget?

Hard to recommend anything without knowing what you want to spend.
as I said the cheaper the better ...

if i get get decent gpu for like 100 it will be great ...
if I see something like 6950 Twin Frozr III for 200euros it would be really cool

and so if I see the points of getting the the other one I would pay more...
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I'm actually kind of confused by this thread. According to your sig rig, you already have an unlocked 6950 2GB. If so, you've already got the best single GPU card AMD has to offer right now. The only upgrade is another for Crossfire.

Currently, the "best bang for your buck" GPU's are the GTX 460 1GB, GTX 560 Ti, GTX 570, with the GTX 580 being expensive but top of the line. (Not mentioning dual GPU cards).

On the AMD side of things, we have the HD6850, HD6870 (both of these are GREAT budget crossfire setups too), HD6950 1GB, HD6950 2GB (useful for 1080p and higher, small chance of unlock), HD6970 (expensive top of the line, again not mentioning dual GPU cards).

Any of the above cards would handle 1080p gaming fine. You'd want to start out with the GTX560 Ti or HD6950 though if you really want to keep the eye candy up at a maximum at a high resolution.

It all comes down to your budget, resolution, and what eye candy settings you want.

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ohh Im sry

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I'm actually kind of confused by this thread. According to your sig rig, you already have an unlocked 6950 2GB. If so, you've already got the best single GPU card AMD has to offer right now. The only upgrade is another for Crossfire.
Its for other rig

I want to build a new one and the only things I have for sure is that I want :
-CROSSHAIR 5 (I really wanted a Crosshair 5 GENE )
-FX 8130P
and probably 2x4gb Gskill sniper 1866Mhz

and still cant decide for case psu and gpu ....
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Cheap- SLI 460's (I am cheap 460 sli is plenty of power), not so cheap, a 6950 unlocked to 6970.
    
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Cheap- SLI 460's (I am cheap 460 sli is plenty of power), not so cheap, a 6950 unlocked to 6970.
isn't the 6870 better then a 460 ????

here you can compare prices in Spain 153euros -176euros for the 460

and I can get the 6870 for 137euros
and the price of the cheapest 6950 2gb is like 220euros ...

now correct me if Im wrong but the 6950 inst so much more powerful then a 6870

so far if im not wrong the best thing is to get a 6870 and wait for the new generation or if you need more power get a second one
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I would go with a 6950, there are also some very cheap GTX295s to be found on ebay for under $200, but you won't have DX11 with those.
You already have a 6970 so just keep that and save your money for a new CPU when bulldozer comes out, your 640 is a great CPU (Price/Preformance) but it will bottleneck your 6950.
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