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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.
Words of a fan boy, GTX 570 is new too, and fermi consistently gets better. 570 can also spank the 6970 at higher then 1920 x 1080 when the 570 is oced.
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GTX 570 is an awesome card no doubt, I'd get that. Now I'm thinking I should've spent some more and got 1 instead of the 6870. I'll wait for the 28nm chips or whatever there's not many good new games around to use it on anyway. If you see any performance increase from new drivers it's not going to be very much. Using the 10.10 ATI drivers and everything runs fine...so far. Maybe I've missed some dodgy drivers as I've had Nvidia for the past few years.
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I went 6970 because I game at 2560x1600. Anything lower and right now it looks like you should get whichever is cheaper, which will probably be the gtx570.
I ahve got a questions for you. How many frames do you get in BC2 (lowest)? Dx10 and D11, please?
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GTX 570 is an awesome card no doubt, I'd get that. Now I'm thinking I should've spent some more and got 1 instead of the 6870. I'll wait for the 28nm chips or whatever there's not many good new games around to use it on anyway. If you see any performance increase from new drivers it's not going to be very much. Using the 10.10 ATI drivers and everything runs fine...so far. Maybe I've missed some dodgy drivers as I've had Nvidia for the past few years.
GTX 570 is great stuff for sure.
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Words of a fan boy, GTX 570 is new too, and fermi consistently gets better. 570 can also spank the 6970 at higher then 1920 x 1080 when the 570 is oced.
OC does not matter, both cards can be OC'd. I don't understand why people say, "X card can even perform better than y card if you OC it".

No duh, that is the whole point of OC'ing. If card x can be OC'd than card y can be OC'd as well.
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I ahve got a questions for you. How many frames do you get in BC2 (lowest)? Dx10 and D11, please?
I don't have that game. I also don't have the card yet, its ordered though.
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The way I see it Nvidia have gone forward with the GTX580 and 570. ATI/AMD haven't gone forward with the 6900 series more sideways. The 5970 is still their fastest card is it not, and how old is it now.
Edited by Ding Chavez - 12/22/10 at 11:51pm
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That gainward gtx 570 is damn sexy. Unfortunate Nvidia cards dont offer three display options with a single card.
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in 1920x1080 with heaps of AA and stuff wouldnt the 6970 excel with its 2gb vram?
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I wonder how many 6970 vs 570 threads we're going to have?

Just do a search in these forums, all the info has been debated to death already.

It's funny that only 1 AMD owner has posted their heaven benchmark here, while Nvidia owners are happily posting theirs ( I wonder why )
http://www.overclock.net/benchmarkin...marks-any.html
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OC does not matter, both cards can be OC'd. I don't understand why people say, "X card can even perform better than y card if you OC it".

No duh, that is the whole point of OC'ing. If card x can be OC'd than card y can be OC'd as well.


I don't have that game. I also don't have the card yet, its ordered though.
My point was when the 570 is over clocked it beats the 6970 when over clocked. Fermi scales much better with over clocking and is like the perfect card for someone who wants to over clock.
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