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I'm just wondering what card I should go for. I'm thinking of selling my 6950 and going for an Nvidia card. Should I go for the 560ti or is it worth forking out the extra money for the 570? Also, what model should I go for? I've heard the twin frozr cards are supposed to be good. I'm going to be gaming at 1080p 120Hz at as high settings as possible and am primarily thinking of switching to Nvidia for the 3D. Also, how much do you reckon I could get for the 6950? Its a reference model so its unlockable (I've done the shaders). Thanks
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Well i wouldn't sell it for a 560ti tbh there is no performance gain in that so i would get the 570 then.
Why are you selling it anyways?
    
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I don't know if it's worth doing, swapping the 6950 for a GTX 560 Ti would seem a bit pointless since they're pretty level in performance. The MSI Twin Frozr III GTX 570 looks good but it has less memory than your 6950, I'm currently trying to find out how big an issue this is as I like that 570 but I want to know the 1.25GB won't cause any problems. Why do you want to swap it?
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570 but I wouldn't bother. Hold out for new gen
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Isn't the 560ti slower than a 6950? Personally get 570 at least to be a worthy upgrade.
 
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Well i wouldn't sell it for a 560ti tbh there is no performance gain in that so i would get the 570 then.
Why are you selling it anyways?
I want to be able to use the 3D with my monitor and I fancied a change. I'm not looking for a huge improvement, if any, I just don't want to lose any power really.
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I want to be able to use the 3D with my monitor and I fancied a change. I'm not looking for a huge improvement, if any, I just don't want to lose any power really.
Don't expect much if playing in 3D vision, you'll need more than a 570 for that to be honest.
 
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570 but I wouldn't bother. Hold out for new gen
When are they coming out? I'm getting some money through in December so I'd like to get something around then.

Do you reckon it would be worth paying the extra money for the newest model?
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When are they coming out? I'm getting some money through in December so I'd like to get something around then.

Do you reckon it would be worth paying the extra money for the newest model?
Next Gen = Next year!

But seriously, hold out. A 560Ti wouldn't be a "worth" upgrade from the 6950. You could however do what I did, I snagged a second 460 from here for around 100 and went SLI moooar graphicx pawa than any single GPU card out there!
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I say you need at least a GTX570 for 3D with good fps
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