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This^, but who knows what green team or red team will come out in the next coming months, rumor mill of 595gtx and 6990 w/ 4gb VRAM...but expect to pay an EXTREME premium
That RAM is not cumulative. People seem not to know this...

5970 2GB is no more vRAM than 5870 1GB.

Won't change with the 6990.
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So seems the 6970 is a better choice??
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1500mb is more than enough, Find opinions from people who actually own the cards your after. I would say 2 GTX 580s destroy anything and the smoothness is unmatched by ATi, I had the 5970 it was crap with one monitor. Dont suffer all the crap you get when you go Ati. Nvidia works out of the box the way it should, No fussing nothing just smooth as silk FPS every time.
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1500mb is more than enough, Find opinions from people who actually own the cards your after. I would say 2 GTX 580s destroy anything and the smoothness is unmatched by ATi, I had the 5970 it was crap with one monitor. Dont suffer all the crap you get when you go Ati. Nvidia works out of the box the way it should, No fussing nothing just smooth as silk FPS every time.
Trolls can't stop trolling.

"Don't ever buy ATI cards because one time, at video card camp, I had a bad experience with this one Dual-GPU card.."

GTX 580 SLI is money down the drain from a value standpoint. Get 90 to 110% the performance with 6970 CF at a $300 discount.
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This coming from someone who owns Nvidia, My point is the OP said he wanted to answer which is better, The 580 in Sli is obviously better. He never mentioned price...Some people dont care if price mattered I would say get GTX 480's In Sli. I got mine for 300 a piece and nothing can touch the performance for the money I got. The END!
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