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Well, i've searched for this topic and didn't find any biggrin.gif
So I intend to buy one of them but can't decide :0

- EVGA SuperClocked 012-P3-1572-AR GeForce GTX 570

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130595&cm_re=gtx_570-_-14-130-595-_-Product

- SAPPHIRE 100311SR Radeon HD 6970 2GB

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102915

The chick on the 6970 is hot (kewl look aswell) but I guess it doesn't rly matter.
Notice that this GTX 570 model is superclocked from 732 to 797 MHz.
Thoughts?

Thx
post #2 of 33
From a stock to super clock comparison go 570GTX
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This will help.
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post #4 of 33
I was on the same boat as you. After reading the benchmarks all over the place. I saw the gtx 570 was going to be better. Mine is in the mail just ordered this morning!
post #5 of 33
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But if I get the superclocked one, will I still be able to overclock it?
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Originally Posted by Lutsk92;11695332 
But if I get the superclocked one, will I still be able to overclock it?

Damn right!!! thumb.gif
post #7 of 33
I'd get the 570 for sure. It trades blows for performance with the 6970, it's cheaper, and has more support. I honestly can't think of any reason to get a 6970 over the 570, not even mentioning the 580.
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Dont get the superclocked versions unless they've run out of stock. It's a waste of money to buy SC
     
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post #9 of 33
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Originally Posted by Spykerv;11695405 
Dont get the superclocked versions unless they've run out of stock. It's a waste of money to buy SC

Why, it's only ~ 15-20$ more than the non superclocked versions, I don't mind that.
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Dont get the superclocked versions unless they've run out of stock. It's a waste of money to buy SC

You're purchasing special treatment if you need to RMA.
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