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XFX 6970 or Gigabyte 570?

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I'll be playing on one monitor 1920x1080.

6970:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150517

570:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125382

any help would be greatly appreciated.

thanks =)
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6970
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post #3 of 23
Both are mostly toe to toe in battles.

The 6970 has 2gb of ram where the 570 only has one.

6970 is cheaper.

I love my 6970 so i say that one.
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6970! Wish I had one
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6970
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post #6 of 23
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I plan on running SLI/CFX down the road. Saving some money with the 6970 is a plus. If both perform toe-to-toe, I guess I can't really go wrong either one.
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post #7 of 23
Get the 6970 and don't let any XFX haters tell you otherwise

Plus more vram is better for large resolutions
post #8 of 23
GTX 570. Besides a few games the 570 pulls ahead of it in comparison test.
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XFX comes with a lifetime warranty too. This should run skyrim maxed out right?
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post #10 of 23
Since you're planning on going xfire later, I say go 6970 since they scale better. At your resolution, either would be fine though.
    
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