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Hi i need help with choosing graph card..
Current components:
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GPU: ??

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At first i was gonna choose the MSI GTX 570 TF iii but are there any better cards than that one with an equal price?

Thanks smile.gif
Edited by Fjonk - 1/18/12 at 9:47am
post #2 of 11
Not really. The 6970 is the only other card in it's price range and does outperform it by a good margain.
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Not really. The 6970 is the only other card in it's price range and does outperform it by a good margain.

In some games!
But in others, the GTX570 does better! (Crysis 2).

So yeah, choose your flavour smile.gif
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post #4 of 11
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Thanks guys biggrin.gif Im going for the XFX radeon 6970 xxx edition i think smile.gif but i havent decided yet.
post #5 of 11
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Originally Posted by ACHILEE5 View Post

In some games!
But in others, the GTX570 does better! (Crysis 2).
So yeah, choose your flavour smile.gif

Bad wording on my part. I was saying that the GTX 570does out perform quite a bit.

Ah the Crysis nVidia edge... Its crazy how big the gaps between the two become on that game
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So you think the GTX 570 is a bit better?
post #7 of 11
I have this one. it is quick, and you cannot go wrong with it. price is great too.
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Yea but thats a 580 its like 200 $ more ^^ this is the card im looking at http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127582&Tpk=msi%20gtx%20570
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Yea but thats a 580 its like 200 $ more ^^ this is the card im looking at http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127582&Tpk=msi%20gtx%20570

I like the Twin Frozr III cool.gif
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Yea but thats a 580 its like 200 $ more ^^ this is the card im looking at http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127582&Tpk=msi%20gtx%20570

$200 is a big jump. Either way you go you will be happy. I like the 570 but I can't make a strong argument that the 6970 is inferior by any stretch
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