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Hey guys, I haven't been keeping up with the new hardware that's come out in the past 6 months or so, so I'm a little behind on what's come out and what's the best.

Last time I was around, the Fermi had basically come out and was a little better than the 5870. I see now that Nvidia has 5XX series cards and ATI has 6XXX series cards.

So now that both have new cards out, which card is the best single GPU card out, and is the 5970 still the best dual GPU card?
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This thread has always helped me when Im out of the loop for a period of time and new stuff has released:

http://www.overclock.net/graphics-ca...time-last.html
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I would say GTX 580
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580 by far.
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Originally Posted by blackbalt89 View Post
580 by far.
The 3DFX Voodoo 5 5500.

And you just happen to be in luck. I may know someone who can sell you one for the low price of $750.
    
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post #6 of 49
GTX580 is the strongest single GPU card after it the GTX570 and the HD6970 they both are equally strong... (the GTX580 faster then both of them in 15-22%)

the 570 and 6970 both are just a little bit faster then last gen fastest single GPU card the GTX480
the GTX580 is about pair with the HD5970 (the 5970 is faster in like 3-5% but when more drivers come to the 580 it will probably get faster... ).

their are no new dual cards out yet but their are plans for a HD6990 and maybe a GTX595
Edited by ranerX3 - 1/14/11 at 11:45pm
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post #7 of 49
The most expensive nvidia quadro fx6000 is the fastest card
http://www.nvidia.com/object/product...o-6000-us.html

For gamer... is gtx 580
Edited by DrDarkTempler - 1/15/11 at 4:02am
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post #8 of 49
GTX580 till the 6990's out
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post #9 of 49
Meh I'm not really feeling excited enough to buy a 580 or a 6970. Awaiting 28 nm..
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Use your sliding device to find a world with better technology.....

Hopefully where they didn't make the fifth season without your actual character what a crap season and a crap end to a excellent show.
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