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This might make you want to reconsider. 250 bucks shipped for a 570 from EVGAs B-Stock. Only a 90 day warranty, but I say it is worth it.

http://www.evga.com/products/prodlist.asp?switch=20

Also, if I were to get a 6950 right now, I would go for this.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102951
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Are you going for the 1GB or 2GB model? I don't know how much VRAM those AMD cards tend to use, but if it's anything like NVIDIA's go for the 2GB model, or you'll hate yourself.
 
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Oh I just noticed you're running a 5870 with a very nice oc.
The 6950 is not much of an upgrade over the 5870.
It would be about like 570 over 6950 performance wise.

The only reason I have the 6950s is because of trades for my 5870s with minimal cash thrown in on my part.

I never would have bought 6950s outright.
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post #34 of 49
Quote:
Originally Posted by grunion View Post
Oh I just noticed you're running a 5870 with a very nice oc.
The 6950 is not much of an upgrade over the 5870.
It would be about like 570 over 6950 performance wise.

The only reason I have the 6950s is because of trades for my 5870s with minimal cash thrown in on my part.

I never would have bought 6950s outright.
OP sold his sig rig.
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OP sold his sig rig.

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This might make you want to reconsider. 250 bucks shipped for a 570 from EVGAs B-Stock. Only a 90 day warranty, but I say it is worth it.

http://www.evga.com/products/prodlist.asp?switch=20

Also, if I were to get a 6950 right now, I would go for this.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102951
how can i buy that 570? there isnt a buy it or anything button??
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My vote is for the 2.5GB 570.
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i dont really need a 2.5gig graphics card... i only have one 1080p monitor... not going to be running any insane high resolutions...
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post #39 of 49
After the horror i had with Amd's drivers i'm so done with there video cards.
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If you play BC2 the 570 is the card to get. It's faster than an OC'd 6970 in BC2 at 1920x1080. What games do you play?
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