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So I am investing roughly $400 in my PC for a GPU. DX11 is essential. I play at 1080p so I hope for good FPS. The EVGA GTX 570 is the card I am most interested in. Would you guys call it a good purchase?
 
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Yep.
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One word.. YES! I just upgraded from 2XGTX260 SLI to a GTX570 and it beats them even when the 260's were overclocked In my opinion ATM the 570 is the best you can get for that price range
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Originally Posted by CloudCR View Post
One word.. YES! I just upgraded from 2XGTX260 SLI to a GTX570 and it beats them even when the 260's were overclocked In my opinion ATM the 570 is the best you can get for that price range
Wow I upgraded from my 260 SLi to a 480, I was split between the 480 and 570 but I got the 480 for $10 more and love it!
The 570 is a GREAT choice nab it, my buddy just got one and he loves his.
 
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Just what I was thinking. CloudCR that is interesting. 2xGTX260<GTX570!!!! omg***bbq fps is too high!
 
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i would. i've owned 3 or 4 EVGA vid cards in the past and have had nothing but great performance. as for benchmarks, the 570 is looking good.

http://www.videocardbenchmark.net/high_end_gpus.html
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If go for single GPU from gtx275 to gtx570, it can boost 40% overall performance.
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If $400 is your budget then it would be a toss-up between the 470GTX and a Sapphire HD6970.

Advantages of HD6970:
Full size HDMI instead of a mini HDMI
2GB of memory instead of 1280MB
PCI-e 2.1 instead of PCI-e 2.0
Typically higher stock memory and core clocks, although this can vary with model/manufacturer.

Advantages of a 570GTX:
Only needs 2x6-pin PSU cables and 6970 needs 6+8 pin
Evga has lifetime warranty and step-up (I believe)
320-bit memory throughput instead of 256-bit
More overclocking headroom
Better synthetic benchmark results
Edited by PhillyOverclocker - 12/31/10 at 7:29pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by snoball View Post
Just what I was thinking. CloudCR that is interesting. 2xGTX260<GTX570!!!! omg***bbq fps is too high!
If you wanna stick on the green side I'd recommend the 570, I can tell the framerate in most games I've played so far is higher (BFBC2/Dirt2/F1 2010/Metro2033) all running great @1920x1080
Edited by CloudCR - 12/31/10 at 8:08pm
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