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6970 or Gtx 580

post #1 of 31
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Which one should I get so condused looking at all these different review help me choose pls.
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post #2 of 31
The 6970 is usually the better choice with those who have AMD setups... Unless you like to fold.
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post #3 of 31
I'd say the 6970, 580 is too expensive.
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post #4 of 31
Your options are a bit wierd..
6970 competes with the 570, not the 580. 580 wins, but you pay more. 5970 competes with the 580, the winner is well..depends who you talk to. I prefer the 580.

If you want to do 6970 vs 570, then I say 570 hands down.
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The are not the same price or performance. The GTX580 cost more and is faster
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post #6 of 31
GTX 570 beats a 6970 in most things, so a GTX 580 is an easy choice
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post #7 of 31
You pick.
What's the matter with a 5970. OMG!



Edited by letsgetiton - 12/17/10 at 8:06pm
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post #8 of 31
I run eyefinity on my 6870 and I love it. I can't imagine playing a game on one screen. The GTX 580 is a good card and would be overkill on one monitor, it also has that 3D thing you could buy that looks cool, But your motherboard a crosshair 4 only supports crossfire not sli so if you go with the 6970 you could get a second 6970 later or get a nvidia physx card like I did. I got a gtx260 for physx and it's pretty cool.
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post #9 of 31
The industry won't tell you, but they are all overpriced and are just crappy refreshes. Wait until the real next gen. That's what I'd do. Bunker down with a 5770 or gtx460 1gb in the mean time.
    
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post #10 of 31
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Originally Posted by BigCactus View Post
The industry won't tell you, but they are all overpriced and are just crappy refreshes. Wait until the real next gen. That's what I'd do. Bunker down with a 5770 or gtx460 1gb in the mean time.
He has a 5970 now.
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