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6970 vs gtx 580

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How weak is 6970 against GTX 580 in term of % can any one let me know because I got 6970 the other the and than I returned it I took GTX 580 Im confused which one would be a better choice and my new build is

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the 5970 you had still beats out both of them, but if it's between the two, the 580 is more powerful by 10% or so, but the 6990 is yet to be released
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The GTX 580 has better minimum FPS, which IMHO is the most important benchmark if you're a gamer. It will be my next card.
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It's not that simple.

It depends on the resolution you play, and how much AA you want to use.

2560X1600 or more, with top AA, 6970 is a better choice. But below that, go with the 580.
    
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