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I was wondering what everybody thinks would be the better card to get. Would you recommend the HD6970 or the GTX570? I ask cause they are both pretty similar in price but I keep hearing people make comments now and then that the ATI/AMD drivers are crap and I want what will work best for gaming with as little problems as possible. Or should I up the budget a bit and get a GTX580?
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I've never had any issues with amd drivers. As for what card you should pick, if you can actually afford it, the gtx 580 would be the best choice considering it's the best single card there is. Another good option would be 2 6950s in crossfire. About the same price as a 580 but quite a bit faster.
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Thanks for the reply. If I got the gtx580 I was going to get another one later for sli so if you say the gtx580 is the best single card out there then I'll probably go that route thanks alot.
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Yeah, if you are able to push your budget. Go for GTX 580.
 
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I ended up getting the gtx 580. Got fry's to price match an online retailer and they dropped the price $50 bucks to match so I'm completly happy
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