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Will you be overclocking
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Will you be overclocking
I didn't plan on it no.
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I didn't plan on it no.
I recommend you buy the Sapphire 6950 Toxic and unlock the shaders so it will be equal to the 6970 (there's a bios switch on the gpu for this). This is the better buy
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Some more good info can be found in the 5 or 6 other threads about the same topic on the first page if you feel like reading through.
Here you go OP....many pages deep of debate.

Battlefield 3 HD 6970 vs GTX 570
     
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I recommend you buy the Sapphire 6950 Toxic and unlock the shaders so it will be equal to the 6970 (there's a bios switch on the gpu for this). This is the better buy
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Here you go OP....many pages deep of debate.

Battlefield 3 HD 6970 vs GTX 570
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Both are excellent cards, again it comes down to what game you play. According to the benchmarks, the 570 outperforms the 6970 in Battlefield 3.
http://www.pcgameshardware.com/aid,8...rked/Practice/
^ That's a beta benchmark. From what I've been seeing, the 6970 is on par with the GTX 580 in BF3 on Ultra settings, surpassing the 570. Of course I'm betting that it's all subject to change as the game is patched and drivers are updated.



http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...ce,3063-7.html

...but it falls behind when AA is maxed out, seen here:

http://www.overclock.net/graphics-ca...l#post15469166

So basically if you're going to run BF3 ultra settings and little/no AA, go with the 6970, otherwise 570. I'm not sure how these cards compare in other games right now, nor do I know the status of drivers.
Edited by TehStone - 10/29/11 at 2:50pm
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