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2 6870 make a 580 look like crap
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/301?vs=305
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Originally Posted by daman246 View Post
2 6870 make a 580 look like crap
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/301?vs=305
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tri fire 6870s is a scary combo. great fps with almost no micro stutter!!!

(going off of tom's review)
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yeah it runs bout
6870~5870
2 x 6870/6870x2 = 5970 mars
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Don't know what people are on about, but 2 6870s are about 20-25% faster than a GTX 580, thus much faster than a HD 6970 (around 35-40%). There isn't anything equal to it yet, maybe the next line of cards.

If you can get a second 6870 for a good price go for it, its a great card for crossfire.
    
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It's equal to about a 6970 on LN2. But as said, a normal 6970 is much slower and a 6990 is much faster, maybe a slightly OC'd 580?
    
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Thread Starter 
Thanks people, by the way.. I heard something about bottlenecking, do you think 6870 CF and my stock i5-2500k would go well? should I overclock my CPU? if so, how much? thanks
Edited by dkL33t - 10/29/11 at 1:26pm
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I wouldn't OC if you don't have an aftermarket cooler, I would recommend a Hyper 212 evo/+ if you want something cheap. And 2 6870 CF are much faster than a single GTX 580, it's faster than a 5970 too. (5970 = 2 underclocked 5870s), 6870 CF > 5870 CF due to scaling.
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post #19 of 22
With a stock cooler you can go 4ghz easy and temps stay below 70c after 4.2ghz then you should invest in a aftermark cooler
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Very informative !
I have recently ordered 2 x XFX HD6870 s - and was a little concerned because I was told that the 6870s were only marginally faster than 5770s
Which I am already running in one machine and although I have not found a game they will not run they do not run all games in maximum settings at 1920 x 1200 .
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