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lookin like im leaning more towards the 6970s.... i will be overclocking the snot out either setup...

If you're going to be overclocking, you could save yourself some money and grab two 6950's. They overclock like champs, have a chance of unlocking to 6970's, and will last you just as long.

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As you can see, they bench extremely close.
post #22 of 53
I'd grab the HD6970's as well, mainly due to their vram.

But be prepared to suffer with AMD drivers, you'll have to lower a quality setting in Battlefield 3 to Medium to get rid of the zoom/scope lag (If you zoom with a weapon fps will drop well below 60 for no reason).
    
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I'd grab the HD6970's as well, mainly due to their vram.
But be prepared to suffer with AMD drivers, you'll have to lower a quality setting in Battlefield 3 to Medium to get rid of the zoom/scope lag (If you zoom with a weapon fps will drop well below 60 for no reason).

This is why I'd go for a single 7950/7970 instead. SLI seeems to be a better at the driver level then Crossfire imo.
    
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i saw that in the review i posted, the higher the resolution goes, the better the 6970s perform compared the the 570s.
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i dont want to get a 7970/50 because these 2 cards are cheaper and they out perform a single 7970/50. im buying these cards used froma member here on OCN. so i can get 2 of either of these cards for a solid $200 cheaper...
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I chose the GTX 570 over the HD 6970 for slightly better all around performance at 1080P. AFAIK. BF3 likes Nvidia more then radeon?
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I chose the GTX 570 over the HD 6970 for slightly better all around performance at 1080P. AFAIK. BF3 likes Nvidia more then radeon?

Unless you crank up the AA.
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i turn AA off in all my games. @1080p, theres no reason to have it on
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i turn AA off in all my games. @1080p, theres no reason to have it on

In that case, I would recommend the SLI 570...more reliable driver support with dual GPUs with Nvidia.
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i turn AA off in all my games. @1080p, theres no reason to have it on

No reason to have AA on?????????!?!??????????????????????????????????010!(!)(()!

How can you play with Jaggies?
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