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Originally Posted by JedixJarf View Post
well.. the 2500k will smash his amd but the 6970 is going to walk all over a 460
Yeah, this. Considering CPU doesn't matter much in gaming go with the 965 IMO.
    
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post #22 of 37
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The primary games include BFBC2, CS:S, Combat Arms and CoD4 - from what I understand, they are all CPU heavy games.
Yes but even still they wont be bottle necked by the 965 as much as the 460 in your rig.
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post #23 of 37
6970 > GTX 460 in most games I would have thought, unless they run especially badly with ATI cards.

You could probably render videos a bit faster though.
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What if I were to jumble things around & changed that GTX460 to a 470?
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post #25 of 37
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What if I were to jumble things around & changed that GTX460 to a 470?
Still would go with the 6970 setup, it's pretty much faster than a GTX480.
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post #26 of 37
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What if I were to jumble things around & changed that GTX460 to a 470?
Nope, the 6970 is a tad better than a GTX 480 so it would still be beat.
    
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post #27 of 37
OP owned and is trying to cover his butt?
    
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op owned and is trying to cover his butt?
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post #29 of 37
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What if I were to jumble things around & changed that GTX460 to a 470?
Depending on how much more $$ you would end up spending. If they were equal price I would get the Sandy Bridge and the 470. 470s are going very cheap lately and SLI 470s plus Sandy Bridge would be nice. If I had 460 plus Sandy Bridge I'd have been trying to sell the 460 ages ago...
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