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post #1 of 29
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So I need to choose between these two choices to suffice until Kepler comes out.

7770 in crossfire will go at $300 and the 570 will be at $350.
From benchmarks I've seen they are neck and neck but the 570 was never overclocked and from what I've heard that thing is beast when it is.

Which one should I get? sadsmiley.gif can't choose
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EDIT:
Okay now there is a new decision to make (seeing that dual GPU's are "aweful") and seeing that I can't buy it today; I have till tomorrow morning to decide.

I'm stuck between a 560ti or a 570
Both with a 320 bit 1280Mb Vram

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121432&Tpk=asus%20570
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121480

It's not the stock performance, it's the overclock performance ratio to value. And seeing that the DCII aftermarket cooling has proven itself over the years than getting high clocks should not be a problem.

Any thoughts? smile.gif
Edited by Tybotikus - 2/20/12 at 11:55am
post #2 of 29
Single Card over Multi-Card. Every Time.
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post #3 of 29
A single 570 should be able to max out any game at 1920x1080 resolution.

OC'ing it will bring it neck and neck with a reference 580.

Singular > Dual
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post #4 of 29
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/HIS/HD_7750_7770_CrossFire/5.html

7770 crossfire is barely faster than a 570 tongue.gif. I'd rather have the 570 over the 7770's
post #5 of 29
I second what the post above says. Also, look at the 560Ti 448 cores. Very close to a 570, but for about 50 bucks or more cheaper. Also they overclock like mad!

http://www.overclock.net/t/1180276/gtx-560-ti-448-core-oc-club/1160#post_16492653
post #6 of 29
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Yeah I was always leaning toward the 570 but seeing benchmarks and the power saved on a dual 7770 (is crazy right?)

But the 570 is in my favor right now and all I'll most likely order it this sunday and try to get it before the weekend.

I just need something that will do until Kepler cards come out because the 7970 is way overpriced for its power.
post #7 of 29
I would go for the highest single preforming card that you can afford. Depending on what kind of games you play, The 6970 is another good option and it has 2GB of vram versus the standard 1.3gb on the 570 and I know that BF3 likes extra vram. There are some 2.5GB 570's on the market but they are a bit pricey.
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Originally Posted by Agent_kenshin View Post

I would go for the highest single preforming card that you can afford. Depending on what kind of games you play, The 6970 is another good option and it has 2GB of vram versus the standard 1.3gb on the 570 and I know that BF3 likes extra vram. There are some 2.5GB 570's on the market but they are a bit pricey.

I'm actually looking at the ASUS DCUII 570 because this is a strictly Asus and Corsair build. Maybe later on if I have the money I might SLI just for the fun of it just because my board can support 2 of them. thumb.gif
post #9 of 29
2 7770's match the gtx 580
Proof

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i would actually go with the 7770's. better performance & now days you dont really see any issues with multi card setups.
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