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Originally Posted by IXcrispyXI View Post

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)

My gtx570 has 1.28gb which is fine.
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post #12 of 41
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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)

Nope. You will hit a vram limit. Opt for the 6970.
    
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post #13 of 41
Definitely a 570 Bud, Hands down thumb.gif
post #14 of 41
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My gtx570 has 1.28gb which is fine.

Except that bf3 exceeds 1.5gb in some occasions. Its a near pointless card. Yea when oc, it will nearly match a 580 but then you are stuck at high/med settings because of vram limitations. 1.5-2gb minimum now for 1080p.
    
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post #15 of 41
I would go for the 6970 simply because of the VRAM. It's odd because the 570 is a very powerful card but they really hamstrung it with 1.2gb. And the 2.5gb version is to expensive to make it worth buying.
    
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post #16 of 41
Get another 560 Ti?
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post #17 of 41
HD 6970 all the way. Is as fast as GTX570 @ 1080p and better for in CFX. Also its nice to have 2GB and not worry about vRAM usage.
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post #18 of 41
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Except that bf3 exceeds 1.5gb in some occasions. Its a near pointless card. Yea when oc, it will nearly match a 580 but then you are stuck at high/med settings because of vram limitations. 1.5-2gb minimum now for 1080p.


Yep..

I almost always see >1300mb being used.

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post #19 of 41
570s are not better than 6970s, they are even if anything. Those that think 570s are better are absolutely mistaken. Not only that, but he is talking about SLI/CF scaling, and if that is the case, 2 6970s will destroy 2 570s, as their scaling is MUCH better. 2 6970s perform on par with 2 580s all day long.
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post #20 of 41
570 gets a couple of hundred more points in 3dmark vantage!

But....you cant play 3dmark vantage. Please refer to my anandtech bench link! 6970 beats it fair and square.
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