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post #11 of 29
the 6950's unlock to full 6970's so go with that, imo.

gtx 580 still is a hell of a card and the nvidia drivers rock, you really cant go wrong either way
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Im pretty sure he's referring to CPU's when he means amd platform. They just dont have the muscle to push fast cards.
 
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post #13 of 29
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I beg to differ Zealotki11er, have you checked the 69xx crossfire reviews? I've seen up to %100 scaling.
Yes with Core i7 but not PII.
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post #14 of 29
how is he gonna sli on a asus amd board? and he has a 6 core. so it should be fine in xfire. x3fire might be pushing it
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how is he gonna sli on a asus amd board? and he has a 6 core. so it should be fine in xfire. x3fire might be pushing it
Just because its X6 it means nothing when it comes to games. Also its the the CPU but the platform itself.
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Yes with Core i7 but not PII.
Exactly what I thought, you almost got attacked by those fanboys taking it the wrong way.
 
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post #17 of 29
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Just because its X6 it means nothing when it comes to games. Also its the the CPU but the platform itself.
i realize this but it should be able to feed the gpus more information with the extra cores.
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Exactly what I thought, you almost got attacked by those fanboys taking it the wrong way.
Aren't we all being a bit presumptuous? If the OP is looking at SLI 580s in the future... how's he going to do that with his current board? Besides, the fact of basing everything on sig rigs, when it only shows one setup.
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Exactly what I thought, you almost got attacked by those fanboys taking it the wrong way.
Sigged. It really is a close choice, but I would tell you it's up to you, both are great cards, and have more horsepower than you really need.
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Aren't we all being a bit presumptuous? If the OP is looking at SLI 580s in the future... how's he going to do that with his current board? Besides, the fact of basing everything on sig rigs, when it only shows one setup.
SLI Hack, just about any board with PCIE slots can do it.
 
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