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I don't know about the 6970, but I have heard a lot of good reports about the 570 overcocking easily to 580 levels. Unless the 6970 gets some serious drive updates and can OC as well, the 570 wins.

I wouldn't put money on AMD's drivers, but I won't be purchasing a card for 3 more weeks so we'll see. For everyones sake I hope what you say is true and the 6970 gets a big performance boost from new drivers.
    
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Ok seriously we need a 570 Vs 6970 sticky lol.
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HD 6970 CF walks with GTX580s. Single card get the GTX 570.
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post #14 of 48
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
HD 6970 CF walks with GTX580s. Single card get the GTX 570.
They all walk with 580's.
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post #15 of 48
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Originally Posted by Snoopykins View Post
The 6970 has more growing room with the drivers. Also supports higher resolutions far better. Also supports 6 monitors vs nvidia's 2.

Unless you're going to only game at 1920x1080 or lower and never update drivers, get the 6970.
Wow, such a nVidia hater and ignorant comment.

Definetly go for GTX 570 unless you play 2560 x 1600 resolution:

http://www.hardwareheaven.com/review...onclusion.html
http://tpucdn.com/reviews/HIS/Radeon...es/perfrel.gif
http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1488/10/
post #16 of 48
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Originally Posted by Snoopykins View Post
The 6970 has more growing room with the drivers. Also supports higher resolutions far better. Also supports 6 monitors vs nvidia's 2.

Unless you're going to only game at 1920x1080 or lower and never update drivers, get the 6970.
Pretty sure 6970 supports 4. Anywho, its more than what the GTX has to offer.

Usually I'd say consider the price, but it seems that the AMD is actually a few bucks more this time. hmm.
I guess its definitely 570. I really like the way nVidia has improved the cooling.
I'd suggest the ASUS Its got a great 3 year warranty, its slightly higher binned and the price is great.

Good luck!
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Ofcourse that Gainward isn't available in the states
And I'm disappointed by that. When will the Palit GTX 570 Sonic Platinum be in stores? I can't find it anywhere.
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Yea will be gaming at 1920x1080.
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post #19 of 48
1920x1200 or below get the GTX570, if you plan to game at 2560x1600 then the 6970 is quite a bit faster with AA enabled.
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Yea will be gaming at 1920x1080.
easy, get gtx 570 , oc to 850mhz, enjoy for a long long time
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