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Hey, I'm wonder what i should get, either a Gigabyte 6870 Super Over Clock----or a Gigabyte 6950 1gb OC, the one with 3 fans. I have a screen running 1920x1080, and i want to be able to play anything (apart from crysis and metro;)) on max setting on that resolution. And no, i am not getting a 5xxx series, or Nvidia card. thumb.gif

What do YOU think? thinking.gif please reply quickly.
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If both are in your price card then get the much better card, the 6950.
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For the price difference, I say the 6950 is worth it.
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6950 TFIII and unlock it. /Thread
    
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A 6870 is gives better performance per dollar most of the time and its more than enough for most games. If you can afford it get the 6950, it'll last you longer.
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Originally Posted by steelbom;14567441 
For the price difference, I say the 6950 is worth it.
Well I don't know if you are refering to Aus stores or newegg but in Aus they tend to be nearly $100 apart, definitely not worth it. He's in NZ anyway so the AUS prices would be closer anyway.

What are the prices of each anyway?
Edited by Polymerabbit - 8/13/11 at 3:17am
 
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Get another 6850 for xfire
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Steven-1979;14567628 
Get another 6850 for xfire

^ This, if that's an option to you.
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Actually ^ should last untill the next gen
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Steven-1979;14567628 
Get another 6850 for xfire

Definitely this. CF 6850s is a beast setup at 1080p, I know from experience wink.gif.
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Originally Posted by Juliancahillane;14567650 
Actually ^ should last untill the next gen

At least. I'll probably upgrade late 2012/early 2013 unless I go multimonitor.
Edited by Polymerabbit - 8/13/11 at 5:07am
 
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