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hey ocn.


im getting a new gpu soon and i dont know what i should get.

heres some ones i was thinking about getting.....

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130692

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127582

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127581

which one would be the best for 1080p max settings
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Depends on the game, I would go with the MSI GTX 570, I love nvidia after switching from AMD lol. The 6970 is very close in performance though. Like I said it depends on which games you play.
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If youre planing on playing BF3 with all the features the 570 is best.

If youre not going with watercooling the twin frozer 570 runs cooler and overclocks just the same as the classified but Evga offers the new Batman game with this card.

I bought a 570 classified recently and waterblock.
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im really liking the 6970 Lightning tho.
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Depends if you want to go AMD then the 6970 is a good buy and for Nvidia its the GTX 570.
They perform around the same so its up to you.
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post #7 of 7
If you plan to max settings on BF3/other Vram intensive games, I would get the 6970.

Heck, I will get it if you aint anyway (as long as the Lightning fits in your case <<<impt).
A 6970 is like a 2Gb 570 with CFX Scaling that matches/beats 580 1.5Gb SLI.

Dunno how many times I have said that line lol.

EDIT: you will lose out on stuff like Physx and Cuda tho. But if you aint planning to use those features, AMD is great as you can do different-monitor Eyefinity and stuff.
    
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