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post #11 of 24
The 6970 is an awesome card, if you can afford it, and want it, then get it and don't look back!
post #12 of 24
Get the new 6950 from sapphire Toxic Edition.. Techpower reviewed it and they said that it can unlock to a 6970.
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If you have a microcenter near you I would look at that deal on the GTX 580...
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post #14 of 24
If you wait for new hardware to launch you'll never build a system. If you're in the market now, buy the best you can afford now, and also what makes you happy now.
post #15 of 24
I'm gonna agree with ZealotKi11er on this one, that is if funds aren't a bug factor here.

I just thought long and hard about jumping the fence to Intel CPU's (Always been an AMD fan). But I decided to wait it out for Bulldozer (not trying to get sidetracked here).

Just wait it out! The next generation will be out soon, and worse case senario, drops the price on the 69xx series.
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post #16 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jared2608 View Post
If you wait for new hardware to launch you'll never build a system. If you're in the market now, buy the best you can afford now, and also what makes you happy now.
Yes but its bet yo buy as early as launch since you will have a strong GPU for longer. in 4 months HD 6970 will be replace. If he got it back in 2010 then it would have been much better deal. Its like trying to buy Core i7 First Gen right now.
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post #17 of 24
Thread Starter 
Ordered the 6950. Thanks everyone!
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post #18 of 24
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I like the 6870. I don't really do much gaming and the performance is great.

When I do launch a game I can get 60 frames or more solid.

My card can also do 1ghz core 1150 mem.
Oddly enough the 6850s and 6870s show the most benefit from memory overclock as opposed to core OC. i tested my 6850cf in a few games.. and going from 800 to 950 core on my 6850s only yielded around 3 fps increase in metro2033, around 5 in crysis, and 2-3 in heaven, while taking my memory from 1000 to 1150 with no core change yielded around 6-10fps across the board.
    
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post #19 of 24
Buy the damn thing
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post #20 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by Darr3n View Post
Buy the damn thing
He already did. read his post.


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Originally Posted by Iamthebull View Post
Ordered the 6950. Thanks everyone!
    
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