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2x6870 1 gb vs 6950 2 gb

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On my first build
Two 6870 in Dubai will cost less than 500$
One 6950 is less than 400$

Which one???confused.gif
Is crossfire complicated and glitchy for a...noob?redface.gif
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I would go with a 6950 2GB for now, the more vram will be beneficial, because when you crossfire you are limited to the vram of the main card. It would still only be 1GB if you go with the two 6870s, plus you could always buy another 6950 later on and get ridiculous performance. Hope this helps.
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I'd get a 6950 simply because of the increasing amount of titles that requires more memory. Sure, 6870s will be faster, but that won't really help when it's out of memory and won't run the game at all.

And as Dasisfranz mentioned, you can always add another 6950 down the road.
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