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What do you guys think?

I have the chance to go back to a single card for a good deal and I am thinking this would be a good choice?

Thoughts? I also considered a 560 Ti??
 
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How much can you get the 470 for? An overclocked 470 is still a great card today
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Well I would be selling one of my 5770's and with the difference I could afford one, its not a deal at all but...I really think it would be okay to go back to a single card system... for a few reasons

and I think the 470 would be a good choice...
 
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The 470 is a monster.
Im not sure its better than Dual 5770s, but its hard to find a single card that offers the same performance for anywhere near the price.

If you want a single card, it will Kill your 5770. But its not more powerful than your 5770 XFire.
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Well I would be selling one of my 5770's and with the difference I could afford one, its not a deal at all but...I really think it would be okay to go back to a single card system... for a few reasons

and I think the 470 would be a good choice...
I had a 470 at launch and it was a great card. 470 overclocked would easily match and beat your 5770's in Xfire
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Not trying to steal topic but I have the same issue. I have a 5770 and was thinking about a 470 or a 560 Ti off B-Stock. Which of the 2 is better?
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I think the scaling would be better over one of those but would I notice a difference in the memory?? I have read alot that they compare very closely and I'm not sure....Suggestions?
 
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After reading reviews on how the 560 Ti and the 470GTX compare I am thinking the 560 would be a better choice for less power consumption, and better overall performance? Is this true? The extra $20 doesnt seem to be that big of a deal
 
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the 470 can overclock to the clocks of a 480... the xfire 5770s match the 470 at stock clocks
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After reading reviews on how the 560 Ti and the 470GTX compare I am thinking the 560 would be a better choice for less power consumption, and better overall performance? Is this true? The extra $20 doesnt seem to be that big of a deal
470's have a lot more shaders then the 560 Ti's so clocking them around 800mhz would put them equal to a 560 Ti at 1050mhz. They also have a lot better memory bandwidth then the Ti. With more memory bandwidth the Ti would be awesome
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