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  • 9% (3)
    2x 6870x2
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    2x 7970
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    2x 6990
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post #11 of 21
I'll just pick up another much cheaper 6970 to pair with mine. And when the day comes that it doesnt do what I need, then I'll upgrade.
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post #12 of 21
You play what game that needs 2x590 @ 1080p? or any other combo, sure it is 120hz my buddy runs two 570s and his 120hz setup runs maxed.

I think this thread is a complete waste, and I think your mind is already set on getting two 7970s. You are just throwing money in the air yelling "LOOK AT ME"...... and look you got peoples attention thumb.gif
post #13 of 21
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Originally Posted by nickbaldwin86 View Post

You play what game that needs 2x590 @ 1080p? or any other combo, sure it is 120hz my buddy runs two 570s and his 120hz setup runs maxed.
I think this thread is a complete waste, and I think your mind is already set on getting two 7970s. You are just throwing money in the air yelling "LOOK AT ME"...... and look you got peoples attention thumb.gif

Oh really now... he gets 120 FPS in BF3 ultra does he? or 120 FPS in crysis 2? buttkick.gif
Ahh and your accusing me of being diagnosed with A.D.D ?
Wheres the REP- buton when you need it?
Edited by Denim-187 - 12/15/11 at 8:48am
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post #14 of 21
Are you asking us what we will buy or asking us to make a suggestion for you?
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post #15 of 21
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Oh really now... he gets 120 FPS in BF3 ultra does he? or 120 FPS in crysis 2? :btkick:
Ahh and your accusing me of being diagnosed with A.D.D ?
Wheres the REP- buton when you need it?

HAHA chill out

I would have given this thread a REP - from the beginning.

you still haven't answered questions above? what games do you play and what FPS do you get with your current system? I think it would be a complete waste to spend money on anything other then the 7970s because it would be the latest and greatest. but if your current system can do it then what is the point? If you want to do it that is fine.... DO IT. not going to tell you or anyone how to spend there money. I don't let anyone tell me how to spend mine, and I don't ask for advice either.
post #16 of 21
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HAHA chill out
I would have given this thread a REP - from the beginning.
you still haven't answered questions above? what games do you play and what FPS do you get with your current system? I think it would be a complete waste to spend money on anything other then the 7970s because it would be the latest and greatest. but if your current system can do it then what is the point? If you want to do it that is fine.... DO IT. not going to tell you or anyone how to spend there money. I don't let anyone tell me how to spend mine, and I don't ask for advice either.

Want a hug bro? helpinghand.gif
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post #17 of 21
stop trollin bro this is OCN , where people are more than allowed to Spend money above the needs for Benching folding and bragging rights

duhh

if you dont like whats being talked about here then you know exactly what you can do

starting with closing your browser


Back on Subject

the new ATI, is that a new architecture or is it just a die shrink?

If its just a die shrink, and the thermal output is fine on the current models, then I would suggest the current models, because then they will release a NEW version which will out perform the current stuff by a usefull number. Generally Die shrink doesnt give performance, unless the board is completely different or if the new chip produces considerably less heat, allowing OCN users to do What OCN Users do Best

OC!
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post #18 of 21
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Originally Posted by edalbkrad View Post

Are you asking us what we will buy or asking us to make a suggestion for you?

What would you get ? i'm stuckk
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Originally Posted by StormX2 View Post

the new ATI, is that a new architecture or is it just a die shrink?
If its just a die shrink, and the thermal output is fine on the current models, then I would suggest the current models, because then they will release a NEW version which will out perform the current stuff by a usefull number. Generally Die shrink doesnt give performance, unless the board is completely different or if the new chip produces considerably less heat, allowing OCN users to do What OCN Users do Best
OC!

Yeh it will definitely be more efficient but i bet ya it will be on par performance wise with the 6870x2.. which is cheaper mind you. So many factors.
Edited by Denim-187 - 12/15/11 at 9:49am
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post #19 of 21
with 6870x2 you will be vram limited,,, 2GB + is needed so wait for 7970 and go for it..

I just brought mine 6950 2GB and i was going for eyefinity then my displayport adapter died. I see how useless is it to have lot of vram on 1080p but for 120hz monitor and maxed out games you need a lot.

You can go quad fire 6990 but it would cost you 1600-1700$ for lot of noise and trouble.
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Originally Posted by Billy_5110 View Post

with 6870x2 you will be vram limited,,, 2GB + is needed so wait for 7970 and go for it..
I just brought mine 6950 2GB and i was going for eyefinity then my displayport adapter died. I see how useless is it to have lot of vram on 1080p but for 120hz monitor and maxed out games you need a lot.
You can go quad fire 6990 but it would cost you 1600-1700$ for lot of noise and trouble.

Good point, i didn't think of that. I guess 7970's are the favs.
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