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Poll Results: What Should I do?

 
  • 56% (25)
    Radeon 6970 + iMac 27"
  • 43% (19)
    GTX 570 + 23" Monitor
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post #11 of 43
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Originally Posted by Electric View Post
I agree with it looking real nice, for sure. I just hope I won't encounter any problems with a 6970..
Personal experience I've yet to have one problem with ATi(AMD) drivers. Most problems with Drivers on BOTH camps exist bcak. Or unless you have to Fanboys trying to steer you away, personally I say Option 1 the 6970 will do better have no problem of running your iMac and will still deliver amazing performance imho.
    
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post #12 of 43
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Personal experience I've yet to have one problem with ATi(AMD) drivers. Most problems with Drivers on BOTH camps exist bcak. Or unless you have to Fanboys trying to steer you away, personally I say Option 1 the 6970 will do better have no problem of running your iMac and will still deliver amazing performance imho.
Yeah, I think I'm going to go with option 1.
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post #13 of 43
Imac plus 6970. Once you go 2560x1440, u won't be abke to use anything else
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post #14 of 43
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Imac plus 6970. Once you go 2560x1440, u won't be abke to use anything else
I am about to order the 6970. But do you think I should wait for the ASUS 6970 to come back in stock or just pull the trigger on the sapphire?
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post #15 of 43
Ive personally owned 7 sapphire branded gpu's and never had an issue.

Honestly go w. What brand u like, I went w. Sapphire this tinlme around bc it came w. a mini displayport to displayport adapter
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post #16 of 43
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Ive personally owned 7 sapphire branded gpu's and never had an issue.

Honestly go w. What brand u like, I went w. Sapphire this tinlme around bc it came w. a mini displayport to displayport adapter
Well I need a Mini DP to Mini DP adapter actually lol, but I think Sapphire, ASUS, or Gigabyte are the ones I'm deciding between.
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post #17 of 43
Cable? Monoprice.com or your local frys/microcenter has them for under $20
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post #18 of 43
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Cable? Monoprice.com or your local frys/microcenter has them for under $20
Yeah I saw it at microcenter
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post #19 of 43
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Poll has 6 for gtx 570 and 8 for 6970.. hmm
Edited by Electric - 12/20/10 at 11:12pm
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post #20 of 43
I'd probably go 6970 + 27", cheaper and better display.
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