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Okey now I am totaly confused... xD I mean numbers are numbers, and if one card is overally better than other it shouls be like that... Some say Amd is better all the way than other guy quote him and laughs sayibg nvidia would crush amd... xD please be objective despite your choice... If there is somebody who had both cards and just tell me his conclusion, that would be great... xD
It would seem to everyone that I am a Nvidia fanboy, but back in 2010 I owned an XFX 5770 and hated it. It overclocked like ****, my screen would flash all the time, and it wasn't too new user friendly. The next week me and my friend traded for a GTS 450 and flashing stopped, Nvidia control panel was easily figured out, and I OC'd that thing to a GHz. That is why I choose Nvidia.
     
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flip a coin both AMD's 6970 and Nvidia's 570 are great, you can't go wrong with either
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Eko let me say that anyone can pull stats to show you a card running better in one situation or another. Personally I love my 6990 and peep's are going to tell me it's awful for noise level but it works for me. There are things that gtx570 and 580 do better and there are things 69xx do better. Right now it comes down to what do you want? If you are not looking to push multiple displays or greater than 1080 reso then you should get a better performance for more money out of a 570. If you want to do larger or multiple monitor off of one video card get the 6970 or as others have said a 2gb 6950. Either way should give you a very robust graphics card.
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It would seem to everyone that I am a Nvidia fanboy, but back in 2010 I owned an XFX 5770 and hated it. It overclocked like ****, my screen would flash all the time, and it wasn't too new user friendly. The next week me and my friend traded for a GTS 450 and flashing stopped, Nvidia control panel was easily figured out, and I OC'd that thing to a GHz. That is why I choose Nvidia.
Well I heard that GTX 570 doesn't overclock that well... If I go with 570 that would be MSI TWIN FROZR III/ASUS DIRECT CU II, they hace custom pcb and better cooling, but I wasn't impressed with it's oc capabilites, and on top of that I am not that expert in OC, so I won't be overclocking new gpu until i "break it up" a little and become 100% sure that everything would go nice...
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Eko let me say that anyone can pull stats to show you a card running better in one situation or another. Personally I love my 6990 and peep's are going to tell me it's awful for noise level but it works for me. There are things that gtx570 and 580 do better and there are things 69xx do better. Right now it comes down to what do you want? If you are not looking to push multiple displays or greater than 1080 reso then you should get a better performance for more money out of a 570. If you want to to larger or multiple monitor off of one video card get the 6970 or as others have said a 2gb 6950. Either way should give you a very robust graphics card.
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The 6970 and 570 are pretty comparable. Both will come out ahead in their share of gaming situations.

NVIDIA does tessellate better, and generally handles AA better (more ROPs, higher raw fill rate), though the edge in tessellation is small at any settings anyone is likely to want to use.

The 69xx does have an edge in VRAM on the stock models, and this is rapidly becoming more relevant. There are at least a few games where my unlocked 6950 is noticeably better than my GTX 480, purely because of a VRAM limitation on the 480.

As for other uses, NVIDIA cards fold better while AMD cards hash better.

The GTX 570 has an edge in overclocking over the 6970, but not the 6950 (in relative change).

Personally, I found the 6970 hard to justify given how small its advantages over the 6950 are, especially if you can get a 6950 with TMUs and shaders that unlock.

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The 256-bit acts as a bottleneck when you are overclocking the 6970.
No it doesn't.

The 6970 is not memory bandwidth limited, and indeed has more memory bandwidth than the GTX 570...which is throughly irrelevant as the 570 isn't really memory bandwidth limited either.
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Well I heard that GTX 570 doesn't overclock that well... If I go with 570 that would be MSI TWIN FROZR III/ASUS DIRECT CU II, they hace custom pcb and better cooling, but I wasn't impressed with it's oc capabilites, and on top of that I am not that expert in OC, so I won't be overclocking new gpu until i "break it up" a little and become 100% sure that everything would go nice...
No words can be spoken for that great piece of misinformation.
     
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LOL wrong Nvidia beats AMD in a lot of games. Some other user posted that information a while back too, yet I can't find the thread.
This has to be on of the most stupid posts I've seen in a while, not only that, it's completely wrong.
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This has to be on of the most stupid posts I've seen in a while, not only that, it's completely wrong.
Explain please, I will be glad to hear when I get back from work.
     
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Explain please, I will be glad to hear when I get back from work.
It's common knowledge that AMD and Nvidia trade blows at the moment.

Claiming that Nvidia beats AMD in a lot of games is just silly, especially when you have nothing to back it up with. This is as far as subjectivity goes and is completely irrelevant.

Maybe you should go educate yourself by reading reviews/benchmarks instead of spreading false information.
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