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6970's. Let's take advantage of AMD GPUs which are far better than their CPUs.
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Originally Posted by Levesque View Post
Not at all. Go read OCN Metro 2033 and 3D Mark 11 benchmark threads for fun. I'm beating almost every highly OCed 580 Tri-SLi set-ups with a Tri-Fire set-up..

Stop reading old benchmarks made by Tom with CPUs running at 3.8, and with old drivers.

580 SLi faster then 6970 Crossfire is a myth since all those benchmarks came out 6-8 months ago. But they are not true anymore with latest drivers.
Thats cause tri sli doesnt scale as well on the green side and OP isnt looking at a 3 card solution o.O
Seriosly 6970 at 1000core vs 580 at 900core, the 580 will have a big advantage over the 6970s, even in SLI at those speeds the 580s are a force to be rekoned with. What im saying is not a fanboy remark its just a fact.

EDIT: Seems like you have something against the 580s, its safe to say on average they are the faster cards, its just a matter of justifying that extra cost.
Edited by Uncivilised - 10/12/11 at 7:59pm
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