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GTX 570 and ASUS monitor
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What about micro-stuttering?

You can't even run CFX in windowed mode it is super fail.
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Thanx for the opinions folks,

The Asus and HP seem to both be nice, I have found the HP online for 319.99 so the prices for both are the same, I like the style of the HP more and like the lack of sound bar/extra bezel below the screen, it's a tough call...

I would love to get a 570 and could swing the high cost but really wish there were some non-reference versions available, i've always had a FTW or Superclock etc.. lol

I have thought about getting a 460/465/470 or one of the ATI cards, I know alot less about the comparable 68xx/69xx cards, I would love top of the line and play all the big demanding games but cost is a concern, I have a sick Trans AM that needs some work to keep it happy so i'm spread thin.

Where do the 6850 and 6870 fall in amongst the 460/465/470 and how much better am I doing over my GTX 275?
    
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post #14 of 15
Here is a good comparison of how they would compare to each other (you should only consider the bottom bar);

1-4.jpg

So it would go;

For a single GPU:
275 GTX< 460 GTX < 465 GTX < 6850 Radeon < 6870 Radeon ~ 470 GTX< 6950 Radeon < 570 GTX

And for double GPU;
275 SLI < 460 SLI < 465 SLI < 6850 Xfire < 470 SLI < 6870 Xfire < 6950 Xfire < 570 SLI

Also, with a good overclocking, I get 30500 on this bench (GPU score) and so my 6870 Xfire config beats a stock 480 SLI config and is actually pretty close to a stock 570 SLI.

So, as I said before, I recommend a 570 GTX, however, if you think that it costs too much, the Radeon 6870 would seem golden, especially in a Crossfire set-up. And the 6870 scales much better than the nVidia 4xx series.

Also, I think the 6970 is overpriced, so you should ignore it, and the 6950 is around the same price range as the 570 GTX, which is a much stronger card and so it should also be ignored.
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Awesome chart, really puts a view on what is where as far as GPU's go... thanx!

So far I am leaning towards Nvidia cuz it's familiar to me and i'm really liking the 470's and tempted towards the 570's, any idea when they will recieve non-reference designs and unique coolers? Standard reference cards seem so blah to me... lol
    
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