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i have a question that needs a answer a friend want to change me a gtx 470 for my hd 6870 i will be winning with this or not or is just equal??

the cards are

1 asus hd 6870 directcu

2 zotac gtx 470

thanks
    
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http://www.hwcompare.com/8627/geforce-gtx-470-vs-radeon-hd-6870/

pretty similar. Don't see the point in swapping myself, you'll be swapping a previous generation card for one that is 2x generations old and you'll lose the ability to run 3x screens if you can already

The GTX 400's ran HOT and are pretty loud
 
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an oc gtx 470 ar a big win when overclocked "i had one once" oc to 820/950 (i think stock are 608 ) when oc they can score the same as the gtx 570 stock but the bad problem of that gtx 470 480 was the temp + consumption so i ll say sell ur hd 6870 and grabe a hd 7850 oc the hell of it to 1200/1450 90% of them reach this oc then u have a stock 7950 for less money smile.gif
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