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Wait.... tessellation isn't in BF3 yet?

If that is the case AMD will be destroyed in that department, with their low amount of tessellation units compared to Nvidia.

I posted that three weeks ago, when it was BF3 beta. I can't speak for final retail release of BF3.
    
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I'd buy an a 6950 or 6970 depending on available models and price.

Yes nvidia beats amd currently with msaa enabled. But when you disable msaa amd is definitely faster.

I believe the msaa performance will increase with driver an patch updates.

When all the dusy settles i think am d will outperform the nvidia equivalents.
This. Drivers glitches, Ultra and MSAA performance will be fixed.
    
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I've had both cards. And I also use Vysnc. They both run Bf3 the same. The difference being the 570 doesn't dip as much in the frame rate dept. The 570 gets like 55-60 constant while the 6950 gets 50-60. The other thing being is if you like AA, the 570 wins their hands down in BF3. AA with the 6950 in Bf3 tanks in frames. With that said I use a 6950. I have it overclocked to 6970 speeds, it uses less power and with my arctic cooling twin turbo on it, its dead silent and cools excellent. I can run Bf3 at 1920x1200 with all High settings 16xAF but no AA or AO and get 50-60 frames on indoor maps or outdoor. I paid $250 for the 2GB model. The GTX 570 is about $350. $100 more to get maybe 5 frames more and some AA is not worth it IMO. And I'm sure ATI will make up more frames and AA with future driver releases. The 6950 will work fine for me until the next gen cards come out in Jan-March time frame...
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Dude 6950 can unlock an oc to a 6970...best value for awesome gameplay. I get 60 fps avg on caspian on ultra w/ 2x MSAA
    
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