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I cant decide whether to but the 580 gtx or the amd 6970.
I play games like Crisis,Far Cry 2 Fallout,Bioshock,Fear ect ect. Their played at a max of 1920 x 1080p res and my 5830 its simply not cutting it to much tearing and on games like gta4 I cant max out. Also about half of my games use physx but is it worth getting a nvidia card just because of that? Anyways how much difference in gameplay will I see between the 2 cards and for my rig which one you think is the best.
Thanks for the opinions in advance.
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post #2 of 42
go for 2 570's and a 260 for physx
ps. nice avatar
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ati 6870's can performan amazing at this res.

Much cheaper then GTX 570's and almost as fast.

and they wont break your bank. at no more then 250$ each they are well worth it.
Edited by Yoko Littner - 1/8/11 at 1:33pm
    
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7 series is coming soon. wait a bit more if you can.
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Southern island's GPU familiy are not due till Q4 '11


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7 series is coming soon. wait a bit more if you can.
    
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post #6 of 42
Grab another 5830? Or a maybe 6950 unlock to 6970
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ati 6870's can performan amazing at this res.

Much cheaper then GTX 570's and almost as fast.

and they wont break your bank. at no more then 250$ each they are well worth it.
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Grab another 5830? Or a maybe 6950 unlock to 6970
I second a 6850, and flashing to a 6870.
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IIRC 6850's cant be flashed to a 6870

Despite being the same GPU with simply SMID cluster's or rop's disabled i havent heard of this being done.


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I second a 6850, and flashing to a 6870.
    
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7 series is coming soon. wait a bit more if you can.
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post #10 of 42
he is thinking in a gtx 580 he dont mind the money...... by the way gtx have physx and that can make a real difference in some games..or if u want to go eyefinity grab the hd 6970. mind of taste......but gtx570 will be better choise at the same price range of the 6970
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