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ok so for my current rig im planning to just go for sli/xfire 5xx/6xxx series gpus just wondering what i should get i run games @ only 1080p and i do want to go for a 2gb card which i have found acouple for the 570's what performs better in games (also most of the 6970's are cheaper so im not sure (about to go down asap so then i can atleast send my 560ti to be fixed)
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ok so for my current rig im planning to just go for sli/xfire 5xx/6xxx series gpus just wondering what i should get i run games @ only 1080p and i do want to go for a 2gb card which i have found acouple for the 570's what performs better in games (also most of the 6970's are cheaper so im not sure (about to go down asap so then i can atleast send my 560ti to be fixed)

Definitely a 570. A better comparison would be the 560ti 448 core. Thats around the same price as 6970.
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cant get the 448 here in aus which sucks frown.gif
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A 570 will outperform a 6970, plus you get more VRAM if you go with the 2.5GB model.
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I just made that exact decision. The 570 was $200 and the $185 option was an unlocked HD6950 which is an amazing clocker - I chose the HD6970. Better driver support for my favorite games. Also: check out this

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/292?vs=306

advantage: HD6970. Also, look up recent reviews of the games you play and see which one performs better at your current resolution.
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cant get the 448 here in aus which sucks frown.gif

If you have the money, I would spend the extra money for the 570 then. The superclocked edition (EVGA) is $359....idk how aus currency is
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our dollar is worth around 1.07 usd. Realllllllly crappy, our dollar is worth more than ures yet our price are ALOT higher. From that bunch i'd get the Gigabyte SOC, higest binned and would be a great overclocker even on air due to the heatsink.
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i noticed the soc evga is only 1gb vram should be fine on 1080p? (main game i play thats harsh on gpu's is bf3)
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