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Both prices are same, but which one i should choose. Ive seen lot of benchmarks, but still cant decide.. Im not going to upgrade my monitor, thats for sure, its 1440x900.
 
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you're not comfortable with your 4890 at that resolution?
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EVGA GTX 570 (AR, for lifetime warranty).
    
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I would go for the GTX570 at that resolution.
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i have the HD6970, while i like it alot, i kind of miss the Nvidia's drivers, and also almost every game i play starts off with the "Nvidiaaaa" whisper and that logo telling me im not playing the way its meant to be played.

however, at this level of graphics cards, id stick with the HD6970.
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almost every game i play starts off with the "Nvidiaaaa" whisper and that logo telling me im not playing the way its meant to be played.

that made me laugh a little.
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I almost want to quote that in my sig.

I think GTX 570 if you're sticking with a single monitor, 6970 for multiple monitor setups needing more VRAM.
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you're not comfortable with your 4890 at that resolution?

Well, its not bad, yes, but i kinda like maxing out everything + dx11
 
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everyone that owns AMD cards is going to say 6970.. everyone that owns nvidia is going to say 570..


I'll tell you to get whats cheapest as they both perform similarly.


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161356

309 with rebate plus free dirt 3 game.. (retail 40 or 50 bucks) so really about 250... but we'll say 309 to be fair

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814500215

299 without a rebate.


Pros of 6970 2 GB of ram vs 1280 for the 570

Pros of 570 nvidia drivers better than AMD drivers for graphics cards


Its really personal preference the cards are very similar in performance and price.
 
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Yeah I mean....I think either way you'll come out happy
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