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post #1 of 16
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In this review of the 6970 lol. Un believable.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...yman,2818.html



Edited by SadSoul - 12/26/10 at 4:14am
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post #2 of 16


This is why I went for 3 of these beasts

2GB, a promise to be "top dog" by AMD, and the 6970 still isn't even close to be as strong as the 580.

At least they price them right.
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I'm still waiting to see what the HD 6970 can do with voltage control
    
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id get a 580 if i had my own powerplant too
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post #5 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by taystew View Post
I'd get a 580 if i had my own powerplant too
Comments like this is how misinformation is spread. My is running heavenly on my 600w OCZ. While gaming the lowest my 12V will drop is 12.29V and on desktop it returns back to 12.48V.
 
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post #6 of 16
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Haven't seen this kinda wipeout since the days of the 8800 ULTRA
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post #7 of 16
holy shizzle!
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Now that's blown away!
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Nothing beat the 8800GTX launch! It destroyed the X1950XTX! Totally blew ATI away! Even today games are playable with the 8800GTX
    
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post #9 of 16
are they really worth £400 though?
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AMD/ATi has good cards in the 6950 and the 6970, even though Nvidia edge them out. The problem with AMD/ATI in my personal opinion is the drivers. I just dont like their control center. I think it's ****.

I had no doubt in my mind when I saw the first review of the GTX 580, that the GTX 570 would be the card for me. Replacing my GTX 260 SLI Setup. And the first GTX 570 reviews only confirmed this. I even bought this Gigabyte GTX 570 one week before AMD/ATI's Cayman Launch. I had no doubt. And I think I was right
Edited by turrican9 - 12/26/10 at 6:10am
    
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