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Hello...question here...would a single 6970 be an upgrade from 2x 4870x2s? would it run faster or what...i may try to hold out till 7xxx series...for a 7970

I know it would consume less power and have dx11 ...but would it be faster/stronger than my current dual 4870x2s?
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No, not even close.
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Hello...question here...would a single 6970 be an upgrade from 2x 4870x2s? would it run faster or what...i may try to hold out till 7xxx series...for a 7970

I know it would consume less power and have dx11 ...but would it be faster/stronger than my current dual 4870x2s?
No it won't. The only single cards nearing your setup are either an HD 5970 or GTX 580. The 6970 will offer smoother gameplay than your quad setup though
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thanks for the advice guys!
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4870x2=5870

2x4870~2x5870

1x6970 <2x5870
The 6970 is only somewhat faster than a 5870, definetly not 2x
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