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Poll Results: Keep or sell 6970 for 7970

 
  • 60% (14)
    Keep 6970 and buy second 6970 Xfire
  • 39% (9)
    Sell 6970 and buy 7970
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post #41 of 88
I'd go with the 7970.
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post #42 of 88
Thread Starter 
Another question arrises anyone know where to get a new reference 6970 lol
post #43 of 88
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Originally Posted by freitz View Post

I would probably buy a second when the price falls down out of the 500$ range yes.

No you wont. I know your thinking, get the better of the lot and CF later. I did that with my 5770. Only thing is I went with the 6970 Lightning after my 5770. I too figured maybe I would CF that with another Lightning. I then ran into issues with my 6970's and RMA'ed 2 of them. I asked MSI to upgrade me to the 580, which they agreed to do. Some cash on my end helped their decision....

Im now thinking I will SLI another 580 but I am pretty certain I will by the next best thing when it hits the market.

I think you should ditch the 69XX and get the best 79XX series you can afford.

Real question is why are you upgrading ? Doesn't the 6970 own pretty much anything you throw at it?
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post #44 of 88
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No you wont. I know your thinking, get the better of the lot and CF later. I did that with my 5770. Only thing is I went with the 6970 Lightning after my 5770. I too figured maybe I would CF that with another Lightning. I then ran into issues with my 6970's and RMA'ed 2 of them. I asked MSI to upgrade me to the 580, which they agreed to do. Some cash on my end helped their decision....
Im now thinking I will SLI another 580 but I am pretty certain I will by the next best thing when it hits the market.
I think you should ditch the 69XX and get the best 79XX series you can afford.
Real question is why are you upgrading ? Doesn't the 6970 own pretty much anything you throw at it?

I want to eyefinity. And yes; my setup doesn't have any problems running games.
post #45 of 88
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127581 Lightning... only MSI at the egg

The 6970 wont provide the monitor config/res u need?
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post #47 of 88
Get the 7970 and upgrade later on to CFX. It's the best decision if you also plan on going eyefinity.
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post #48 of 88
NEW reference? Very hard to find. I bought a reference 6950 off eBay for $240 which isn't that bad considering it's reference and harder to find.

Definitely shop around in the Overclock Marketplace and on eBay.
post #49 of 88
I would sell your AMD cpu/mobo and get a 2500k and a MSI P67-G45 motherboard for $300 biggrin.gif
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post #50 of 88
Boom....Booom

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100007709%20600100181%20600083901%20600095874&IsNodeId=1&name=Radeon%20HD%206970
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