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post #41 of 149
Man... this just got more difficult to choose. I was going for a GTX580... then, i thought that the price for a GTX 580 + waterblock was just too high for a single GPU ... now the 6950 can go 6970 ... and for the price of a GTX580 i can almost get 2 x 6950 tongue.gif

Bummer smile.gif

Yes, it's not the quickest on the block, but hell, it's an amazing bang for your buck and with the present economic situation, you must get a future proof + bang for you buck solution ... and i guess this one hits the sweet pot! smile.gif


PS. It seems that AMD will make extra effort to be always up-to-date with any fixes for new games... Let's hope...
post #42 of 149
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Sure it is. The whole 10fps in BC2 while Xfire was enabled was all in my head
100fps+ using 6850crossfire earlier.
5760x1080 BC2.
found nothing wrong with drivers.
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And yet everyone using ATI still has to deal with their drivers, instability, loss of compatibility, etc...

And anyway 570 still beats 6970 and they are at the same price point...
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post #44 of 149
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Didn't know the 570 was $292USD...which is what you can get a 6950 for...oh that's because the GTX570 is actually $350 USD. And the 6970 has been shown to be faster than the 570 actually.
    
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And the 6970 has been shown to be faster than the 570 actually.
Don't lie in forums its not nice.
The only time a 6970 edges a 570 is at 1600P, and even then it loses in some games.
Both great GPU's though.
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Most of the reviews I've seen the 6970 is in between a 570 and 580, so I'm not sure how I lied?
    
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One game? Are you serious?




GTX 570 = HD6970. So stop your fanboy gibberish.
 
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Most of the reviews I've seen the 6970 is in between a 570 and 580, so I'm not sure how I lied?
You just need to look at way more reviews then. The GTX 570 wins a majority of the lower/mid resolution tests when looking at multiple sources and all of their tests. The 6970 starts to edge out the 570 at very high resolutions, and the 570 is usually close on its heels.

But yes, the performance is VERY close. I think the feature set should determine your card choice more than anything.
    
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One game? Are you serious?
You want another one, here you go:

    
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