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Originally Posted by mbudden View Post
5970 fastest card out? LOL.
Clearly you haven't seen the GTX580 killing ATI's offerings.
Actually, it is the fastest card out, even though it is dual GPU, it's still one PCB, one PCIe slot, one card.

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Originally Posted by Lostintyme View Post
The GTX 595 is going to be something to remember
The GTX 5*0 uses too much power to be viable for a dual GPU setup unless it's underclocked/has so many locked SPs that it's not really going to beat a GTX 580 anyway.

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Originally Posted by BlkDrgn28 View Post
If it is it would be primarily due to NVIDIA's pretty much rock solid drivers that give them the edge over the ATI/AMD offerings... I would be willing to bet if that the ATI/AMD drivers were to be as solid as Nvidia's that the tables would turn.
Actually, I'm pretty sure most of the issues with AMD drivers are just due to unstable OCs on the users behalf (Not just the GPU, either), I know I get issues with nVidia and ATI if I don't keep my system 100% stable, but its rock solid otherwise, considering I've ran at least 4 different ATI based set ups, one of which was a known problem causer (CFX with two screens) and didn't get a single bug...well, either I'm the luckiest SOB around here or it's unstable OCs or PEBKAC.

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Originally Posted by Yoko Littner View Post
Turn on extreme tesselation on heaven.

GTX 580 will bring the 5970 to it's knees.

GTX 580 > 5970.

Dual gpu card's have always had problem's.

i hated my GTX 295's,

my 6870's are more my style and at 20$ cheaper then can beat a single GTX 580 ( except no tesselation and PhysX. but i dont care about either of those.
Find a game that uses extreme tessellation.
    
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uhhhh........ none.

but the GTX still wins
    
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metro 2033 i hear uses quite a bit of tess, and most amd cards get spanked compared to nvidia, since there tess is alot better.

Needless to say if you are worried about highest minimum avg FPS get which ever gets the "Fastest" as me I would be more worried about minimum and avg FPS then max. Cause i dont care if a Card A can beat Card B if the damn thing cant keep a min fps higher then the other then whats the point other then a epeen to get it. I personally would sport a 6970 if i had the cash to do so.
 
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post #24 of 26
actually my 6870's can almost spank metro 2033.

maxed out i get 61 average. and around 30 miimum.

i use AAA and 4xAF mind you. but all very high setting's.


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Originally Posted by terraprime View Post
metro 2033 i hear uses quite a bit of tess, and most amd cards get spanked compared to nvidia, since there tess is alot better.

Needless to say if you are worried about highest minimum avg FPS get which ever gets the "Fastest" as me I would be more worried about minimum and avg FPS then max. Cause i dont care if a Card A can beat Card B if the damn thing cant keep a min fps higher then the other then whats the point other then a epeen to get it. I personally would sport a 6970 if i had the cash to do so.
    
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post #25 of 26
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wow i was hoping more on a discussion on whether nvidia or ati had the better perfomance cards and some members did do it but couldn't believe that one sentence i made produced so much reaction. 5970 is the fastest card out there.

I didn't make that statement it was done by the latest reviews.
post #26 of 26
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Originally Posted by Yoko Littner View Post
actually my 6870's can almost spank metro 2033.

maxed out i get 61 average. and around 30 miimum.

i use AAA and 4xAF mind you. but all very high setting's.
You talking about a single card or your Xfired ones. Im really looking to getting me a 6900 series card myself really.

And as a single card i would have to say probably the 5970 is the fastest. It definitely isnt a ***** card lol
 
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