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post #11 of 38
Either way would be a huge upgrade. You can prob find unlocked 6950's for low $200.
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I'm not a fan of buying pc parts from eaby or anything like that. looking to buy new from newegg or tigerdirect
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Originally Posted by coachmark2 View Post

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CrossFire and SLI do not add the memories together... But Yes. +1 on the 7970's

facepalm.gif Rumored 6GB cards... He knows they don't add...

Another vote for the 7970's man, two of those will be close to (if not, the) best power you can possibly buy.
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post #14 of 38
Keep in mind Dual and Triple GPUs are not best with ur CPU. Get the HD 7970 i would say.
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For my cpu in particular or?
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post #16 of 38
Quote:
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For my cpu in particular or?

For you CPU in particular. AMD's Phenom II line and FX line don't play nice with 2+ GPU systems(As in compared to a Intel CPU you dont get as much GPU usage across both or all GPU's, 60-70% usage compared to 80%-90%). My vote is for 7970's.
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Its too bad i'll probably never go intel/nvidia again. Too expensive, not worth it. AMD so much cheeper for near performance
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post #18 of 38
If your running multiple monitors get the 7970 and keep the leftover money to save for a second one.

If not, go for the trifire.
post #19 of 38
+1 to 7970. Newest tech, most vram, overclocks high, no possible multi-gpu problems on 1 card, crossfire scales better etc.
Unlocked 6950's are great for the price but there's no guarantee that you can unlock 'em.
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