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gtx 570
gtx 580 refurbished (from evga b stock)
amd 6970
Which would you chose ?
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post #2 of 13
The refurb would be pretty nice
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post #3 of 13
Depending on which 570 you go far, I would choose a non reference 570, however, if you can get extended warranty or something similar then yeah again depending on the price difference between the non reference 570 and 580, I would go for the 580.

Kinda need more info to make a decision like that.
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The gtx 580 has only 90 day warranty
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post #5 of 13
Aren't those refurbished GTX 580's like $320 shipped right now? Don't get any of those cards. The B-stock GTX 480 is going for $198 shipped right now.
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post #6 of 13
depending on how much more it is, I would get the 580.

If I remember correctly, they come with a pretty short 90 day (?) warranty but that should be enough to verify its working and run it through the paces with some stress testing.
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post #7 of 13
I say get the GTX 580. In my personal experiences, an EVGA card has never let me down (and I currently own 5 cards, one is a refurb GTX 580). Great cards for cheap.
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6970 or 580.
    
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post #9 of 13
Normally I'd say go with the 570, but after the crashy behavior mine and other overclocked ones have had with DX11 games, I'd say 580.
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