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I have A simple question, as these cads has the same performance range for Battlefield3 Beta game. BUT very different in price range. I will use it for 1080 new monitor and at this resolution need 1.3gb memory as I read at other tread. With that reason, I am assume to get the red colored one.

so, what are the better choice:confused:

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the 570 is more powerful.

6950 is about the same as 560ti
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Yep, the 570 competes with the 6970 where as the 6950 competes with the 560 Ti.

Not to mention it seems lately nVidia is having a lot better driver support with games then AMD...
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love my 570 eats battlefield 3 up so far, its still a beta though.biggrin.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Arinoth;15160459 
Yep, the 570 competes with the 6970 where as the 6950 competes with the 560 Ti.

Not to mention it seems lately nVidia is having a lot better driver support with games then AMD...

what he said.

The only thing to consider is

3D gaming or eyefinity which do you want?

560 / 6950 about the same price

570 / 6970 about teh same price
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Quote:
Originally Posted by passey;15160475 
what he said.

The only thing to consider is

3D gaming or eyefinity which do you want?

560 / 6950 about the same price

570 / 6970 about teh same price

I'm not overly happy with AMD right now with their eyefinity, makes me miss nvidia's surround. Mainly due to less developers supporting eyefinity (Witcher 2 only works with nvidia surround) and seemingly odd bugs in their own software (can't get BF3 to play full screened not in windowed mode without having to do extra work)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Arinoth;15160494 
I'm not overly happy with AMD right now with their eyefinity, makes me miss nvidia's surround. Mainly due to less developers supporting eyefinity (Witcher 2 only works with nvidia surround) and seemingly odd bugs in their own software (can't get BF3 to play full screened not in windowed mode without having to do extra work)

yeh my next upgrade is a gtx 570 gonna order it end of this week.
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GTX 570 SUPERCLOCKED

On Amazon it is the same price.
    
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Originally Posted by Arinoth;15160459 
Yep, the 570 competes with the 6970 where as the 6950 competes with the 560 Ti.

Not to mention it seems lately nVidia is having a lot better driver support with games then AMD...
Not really.

I'd take a 6950 over a 570 any day simply because of more memory. If you can get a 6970 then it's an easy choice.
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(Witcher 2 only works with nvidia surround) and seemingly odd bugs in their own software (can't get BF3 to play full screened not in windowed mode without having to do extra work)
Are you seriously crying about a game that's still in the beta stage? Wow... There's plenty of bugs with both Nvidia and AMD cards.

Witcher 2 only supports surround because Nvidia paid them.
Edited by Stefy - 10/3/11 at 8:24am
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It all depends, the 6950 is noticeably different in price to an Nvidia 570. Both cards will give you great performance, I get a constant 60fps with my Gigabyte 6950 on metro (With Caspian bogging it down a small bit.)
If you're using a single monitor at 1080p than a 1gb card is perfectly fine, and both can handle itself in eyefinity/Surround situations.
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