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For overall Raw Power which card would you choose @ 1920x1080

Asus 6950: $299.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-416-_-Product

Galaxy 570 Free just cause 2 $349.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-070-_-Product

I will be upgrading my CPU to a x6 core & a new PSU so dont look at those.
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For overall Raw Power which card would you choose @ 1920x1080

Asus 6950: $299.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-416-_-Product

ASUS GTX 570 $349.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-412-_-Product

I will be upgrading my CPU to a x6 core & a new PSU so dont look at those.
I'd get the 6950 *cough see sig* and unlock that mofo. It's a beast! I play all games so far with no slowdown. Though if you get either, you won't really SEE much difference between them. On another note, if your upgrade path includes 3 monitors like mine, get the ATi card. Eyefinity with one card is the business, and if it's not enough for what you play just add a second.
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570 for 1920x1080 unless you are planning to go with two more of those monitors in the future. in which case i would say the 6950 2gb.
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I dont plan on eyefinity or any 3D. Single 1920x1080 monitor. Wasnt sure if the 2GB vs 1280 would be a big difference or not at my Res
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go with nvidia
    
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Your PSU can handle those cards fine.

In any case, I'd get the GTX570 if you don't have JC2. (JC2 is a fun game)
If you do have JC2, get the 6950. At 1920x1080, it'll rip through games like the GTX570, but at a lower cost.
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Im a bit worried about my PSU at the moment a gtx 570 & im upping to a x core so my current cpu is 95w the new cpu is 125w. I dont want to push my PSU to its max id rather sell it and buy something like the antec ea 750 for 79 bucks and have headroom
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