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Originally Posted by amstech View Post
The 570 still edges the 6970 in most cases at 1600P, and from 1920 X 1200 - 2560 X 1600 it wins in most cases. At 2560 X 1600 its about even overall though.

I would look at CrossfireX 2GB 6950's or SLi GTX 3GB 580's releasing soon.
I lovd my CrossfireX setup, too many driver issues plagued it though, but when it worked it was uber fast.
This guy is going with 3 monitors, much higher res.

3GB GTX 580 are gonna be overpriced as hell.
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post #22 of 26
MDP to DVI adapters can be found for as little as $25.

Two 6950s with a shader unlock are ridiculously close in performance when compared to two 6970s in an Eyefinity setup.

6950s can be had for $280 a pop, along with the $25 adapter. Should be looking at under $600 for a pair of GPUs that perform close to 580 SLI. I think it's a no brainer.....if you can put up with ATi drivers that is!
post #23 of 26
Yup.
2GB 6950's are the sweet spot/bargain right now for high resolution gaming.

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Originally Posted by Frosty88 View Post
I think it's a no brainer.....if you can put up with ATi drivers that is!
Thats the key.
I think the 6XXX series perform well but AMD's driver package is why I won't go near a Radeon until the 7XXX's release. I dealt with that for 12 months, I trouble shoot enough at work!

When it works it flies though!
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I have had 0 problems in 3 years of ATI/AMD cards.

Just don't EVER use driver sweeper, and you will be fine
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