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Buy a 6970 or wait for Southern Islands?

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So far I've been getting good performance but I want to be able to play BF3 this fall at high settings at 1080p. Worth it to upgrade now?
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If you are happy with your HD6870 then hold it until southern islands come out . Also no body can answer this question clearly at this time since nobody tried the game yet and how demanding it is for current GPUs.
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