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Hello

ASUS AMD 6970 (2gb) or ASUS GTX 570 (1.28GB)?
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What are your primary uses for it.

For general usage and gaming, AMD for the larger frame buffer, but if you do anything that can benefit from CUDA, or plan to do folding, the Nvidia.
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What are the prices?

They are much of a muchness
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Originally Posted by axipher View Post

What are your primary uses for it.
For general usage and gaming, AMD for the larger frame buffer, but if you do anything that can benefit from CUDA, or plan to do folding, the Nvidia.

I only want for games and some video editing with Sony Vegas
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What are the prices?
They are much of a muchness

AMD=336.95euros
Nvidia= 353.95euros
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They will usually trade blows, what games or what genre will you be playing primarily?
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/306?vs=292

EDIT:
I've heard that the 6950 and the 6970 overclock almost the same? can anyone confirm this?
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With the price, I would go the AMD, it is far better value for money.
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Originally Posted by Ironman517 View Post

They will usually trade blows, what games or what genre will you be playing primarily?
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/306?vs=292
EDIT:
I've heard that the 6950 and the 6970 overclock almost the same? can anyone confirm this?

I want to play the lastest games, Crysis 2, Mass Efect 3, Metro 2033, Battlefield 3 etc...

The 6950 can be unlocked to a 6970 but on asus i think its impossible.
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Originally Posted by ginger_nuts View Post

With the price, I would go the AMD, it is far better value for money.

Allright smile.gif Thanks for your opinion
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Originally Posted by Ironman517 View Post

They will usually trade blows, what games or what genre will you be playing primarily?
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/306?vs=292
EDIT:
I've heard that the 6950 and the 6970 overclock almost the same? can anyone confirm this?

I believe they do. I know my 6950 is stable at 1000/1450 @1.2 volts. And I don't think 6970's do much better.

If you're going to just be gaming, go with the 6970 because it's cheaper.

Also, if you're going to be at a resolution greater than 1080p or multi-monitor, go AMD.

If you're into 3D or going to be folding, go Nvidia.
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