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i'm thinking about selling my two 6870's and going with a single card set up.which one of theses to is the better performer? i'm guessing there pretty close.
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Based on the 1gb 6950 is ~5% faster than the 1gb 560ti, im guessing the 2gb 6950 is also faster than the 2gb 560ti.
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Based on the 1gb 6950 is ~5% faster than the 1gb 560ti, im guessing the 2gb 6950 is also faster than the 2gb 560ti.
i dont know why i can't find no info on this. i was hoping someone might be using one on the forums.
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i'm thinking about selling my two 6870's and going with a single card set up.which one of theses to is the better performer? i'm guessing there pretty close.
Why would you want to take a performance hit like that?
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i'm thinking about selling my two 6870's and going with a single card set up.which one of theses to is the better performer? i'm guessing there pretty close.
The 6950 is slightly more powerful overall, but the two cards are usually within 5% of each other.

Quick rundown: The 6950 gives you better OpenCL performance and the potential of 3 monitors on one card. The 560 Ti has better tessellation, PhysX and CUDA. Sooo, take your pick!

Either will be much slower than your current setup though.
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Personally id get a gtx 560ti if your going single only. 6950 are extremely long and the drivers are somewhat inferior to that of nvidia. However if you want a dual card upgrade path later then then the 6950 maybe for you.
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The 6950 is slightly more powerful overall, but the two cards are usually within 5% of each other.

Quick rundown: The 6950 gives you better OpenCL performance and the potential of 3 monitors on one card. The 560 Ti has better tessellation, PhysX and CUDA. Sooo, take your pick!

Either will be much slower than your current setup though.
Pretty much this /thread. As much as I don't like the name Booty Warrior, I do like your non-biased GPU answers. Well said dude.
    
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i guess all this is going to make this a tough chioce, but i'm glad i'm not getting non bias answers. i haven't found much use for crossfire for the games i like...except dirt3. i think i might benifit more fromm 2gb of vram.
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Pretty much this /thread. As much as I don't like the name Booty Warrior, I do like your non-biased GPU answers. Well said dude.
LOL, I try.

Fleece might not like you knocking his name though

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i guess all this is going to make this a tough chioce, but i'm glad i'm not getting non bias answers. i haven't found much use for crossfire for the games i like...except dirt3. i think i might benifit more fromm 2gb of vram.
If you're not playing above 1080p, you won't benefit from vram.

keep your current unless it's way more than you need and you're purposefully downgrading
    
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