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6970.
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Originally Posted by bigkahuna360 View Post

570 for raw performance.

What does this even imply? Are you trying to say that a GTX 570 has better gaming performance than a 6970??
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post #13 of 27
+1 6970

2GB VRAM. nuff said 1280mb is meh. trust me I learned this the hard way
post #14 of 27
HD 6970 all the way. Its so hard to game with new games with 1 - 1.25GB Cards. I am @ 1680 x 1050 with HD 5850 and still hitting close to 1GB in just High settings.
post #15 of 27
I think they're dead even in performance... usually it depends on the game. This is the reason I bought my 6970:

http://www.neoseeker.com/Articles/Hardware/Reviews/sapphire_hd_6970_dual_fan/18.html

I felt quality-wise it was the best card on the market, and it was cheaper than every GTX 570 at time of purchase.
    
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6970 2GB
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6950 2GB! $100 cheaper and almost same performance stock. Unlock and o/c to see their potential. Check this out: http://www.techspot.com/review/349-amd-radeon-6950/
    
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Either 6950/6970 2GB. My 5870 1GB is similar in performance to a 6950, but gets killed in Ultra because of VRAM limitations (even when in crossfire).
    
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6950 2GB! $100 cheaper and almost same performance stock. Unlock and o/c to see their potential. Check this out: http://www.techspot.com/review/349-amd-radeon-6950/

I can never figure out why people compare an overclocked 6950 to a reference 6970 @ stock. Just like you can push the 6950 to 880mhz/1375mhz you can also overclock the 6970 to 1Ghz/1450mhz.

I should also note that unlocking a card is like unlocking cores: There may be a high success rate but nothing is guaranteed.
    
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post #20 of 27
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Originally Posted by NotUrAverageJoe View Post

I can never figure out why people compare an overclocked 6950 to a reference 6970 @ stock. Just like you can push the 6950 to 880mhz/1375mhz you can also overclock the 6970 to 1Ghz/1450mhz.
I should also note that unlocking a card is like unlocking cores: There may be a high success rate but nothing is guaranteed.

This is correct. I just personally think 100mhz isnt worth the $100. tongue.gif
    
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