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Poll Results: Which GPU should I get?

 
  • 0% (0)
    Another Radeon HD 5770!
  • 14% (2)
    GTX 560 Ti 2GB!
  • 50% (7)
    Radeon HD 6970 2GB!
  • 21% (3)
    Keep what you have and wait for the next gen.
  • 14% (2)
    Other?
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post #1 of 11
Thread Starter 
So right now I'm in a little bit of a dilemma.

My current graphics card for my "new" build is the Radeon HD 5770.
That card plays BF3 so or so.

Should I get a 2nd 5770 or should I upgrade to a single GTX 560 Ti 2GB/Radeon HD 6970?
Edited by Evil Penguin - 10/14/11 at 3:41am
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post #2 of 11
Get a 570.
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post #3 of 11
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Originally Posted by Haze_hellivo View Post
Get a 570.
That would be a nice option, but I have this pet peeve where I don't like to buy partially disabled chips.
Weird, I know.
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post #4 of 11
out of those 2 choices, definitely get a 6970.
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post #5 of 11
I'd go for the Gtx 560 ti 2GB if you can't wait for the next gens.
post #6 of 11
6970 hands down, when the next gen cards come out, you'll still have a pretty good card, enabling you to wait for the prices to drop before you upgrade again. So go big and get a 6970.
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post #7 of 11
GTX560 Ti 1GB or 6950 1GB.
Unless you're gaming at more than 1920*1080 1GB should be enough

EDIT: oops, didn't see what you said about partially disabled chips.
Get the GTX560 Ti then.
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post #8 of 11
The graphic cards that are out now are already pretty old. With the newer 28nm tech that is coming out for both nvidia and amd this will increase performance greatly and reduce power consumption. The games that are coming in the future with revamped and more hardcore graphic engines will do better with the new process.
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post #9 of 11
Just wait it out. Not too long now, or if you see a good deal, grab a 6950. It gives the most performance for the money tbh, GTX 560 Ti 2GB is a waste. You can also get a cheap 5870 if you wanted, it is almost = to the 6950 and isn't a "disabled chip".
    
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post #10 of 11
If they didn't hard disable and it is possible for enabling (read:6950) nobody should have anything against disabling chips

Although it is a bit late now that they started laser cutting.
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