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hello, i had earlier a thread in this part of forum....... As which one to buy a GTX 590 or amd 6990.... But..but... I'm a bit confused now as i do have 6870 which is almost only 3 months old....... What to do with that... So want to ask should xfire it with another 6870...... Will it be bang for the buck for me..... Also will i be able to compete head to head with 6970 or GTX 580... So what you guys think for me is best setup..... nO PSU CONSIDERATION.... Please.. Please help and let me know what is the best setup for me.... Thanx...

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Listen.....dude.......just buy a 7970 or a 680.....okay??....But....I know....6870?....Compete with a 6970. Thanxxx.
    
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...why...all.......the......periods???

You could always grab another 6870 for the time being. The 7970 is fairly high priced, and the 680 seems to be out of stock or hard to buy.

You play at 1080p 60Hz, right? I do fine in BF3 with my single 6970 at 1200p. I think your 6870 crossfire will be just as good as my 6970. I moved up from crossfire 5770's at 1000/1400. The difference really wasn't that crazy. The biggest upgrade was moving from a AMD Phenom x4 945 @ 3.6GHz to my current rig. Huge difference. You will be fine with the 1090t though.

What is your budget?
Edited by Biscuits_N_Gravy - 3/30/12 at 1:15pm
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...why...all.......the......periods???
You could always grab another 6870 for the time being. The 7970 is fairly high priced, and the 680 seems to be out of stock or hard to buy.
You play at 1080p 60Hz, right? I do fine in BF3 with my single 6970 at 1200p. I think your 6870 crossfire will be just as good as my 6970. I moved up from crossfire 5770's at 1000/1400. The difference really wasn't that crazy. The biggest upgrade was moving from a AMD Phenom x4 945 @ 3.6GHz to my current rig. Huge difference. You will be fine with the 1090t though.
What is your budget?
don't know how do you know that , all those that i do play at 1080 p @ 60 hz..........
TBH i can afford anything upto $500 U.S.D....
Also wan to tell you that....no eyefinity...at all...
Will use a single monitor.....and that too..not more than
4 hours of continue gaming at a single time...
So i told you everything now...
Now what ??
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