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Poll Results: 5670 x 1080 Gaming Cards

 
  • 8% (7)
    GTX 580 1.5GB x 2
  • 38% (32)
    GTX 580 3GB x 2
  • 1% (1)
    GTX 590 3GB
  • 38% (32)
    HD 6970 2GB x 2
  • 13% (11)
    HD 6990 4GB
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post #41 of 87
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post #42 of 87
got to pay to play

580s all the way they look sexy too

not to mention run cooler too

msi is well known for their cooling solutions and custom pcb's
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580s perform worse than the 6970s. Pay to play huh? More "contributions."
    
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Originally Posted by MinitroN View Post
You didn't look hard enough.

The right answer is HD 6970s in CFX.

Why the hell is this thread 3 pages long? Idiots.
what a cheesepipe

The guy just wants the best he can get including value.

We all do.
 
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580s perform worse than the 6970s. Pay to play huh? More "contributions."
straight out you're a ********
 
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post #46 of 87
6970s can definitely outperform the 580s.


In general they have the same performance.


But fanboys will keep telling you otherwise.
    
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6970s can definitely outperform the 580s.


In general they have the same performance.


But fanboys will keep telling you otherwise.
In one ATI favoured game?

Go read it properly.

Anyway this thread is to help the guy make a decision not to start an argument.
 
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post #48 of 87
At the end of the review it says:
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When looking to the Radeon HD 6970 CFX with 2GB of RAM per GPU, it was more of a trading blows kind of scenario.
Unless you have a more thorough review than HOCP I think we can go with the assumption the 6970 is just as fast as the 580 3GB. Again, you're wrong and have no idea what you're talking about.
    
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Originally Posted by makesithappen View Post
got to pay to play

580s all the way they look sexy too

not to mention run cooler too

msi is well known for their cooling solutions and custom pcb's
Can't completely agree with you that they run cooler as in both cases (580 and 6970) I'm looking at after market coolers that make them run about the same temperatures and acoustic levels.
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Can't completely agree with you that they run cooler as in both cases (580 and 6970) I'm looking at after market coolers that make them run about the same temperatures and acoustic levels.
I know msi has excellent cooling.

My gpu idles at 24 and has never gone over 60 at load with most heaviest game out there and after hours of play, not to mention it's very quiet.

Keep in mind msi is more then likely going to use a custom pcb not just 'evga' overclock you can do yourself and call it o.c edition.

580's have a lot more power so I would imagine they would run hotter especially in sli.

Top card gains about 10 degrees if I am not wrong but if you're going after market solution then it's all good.

At the end of the day, it's whatever your personal preference is and what YOU think is best. If i was in your position I know what I would personally go for.

Good luck either way.
 
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