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Upgrade from 5870 to 6970?

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If I could sell my 5870 for $200.00, it would only cost ~$80.00 to upgrade to a 6950 which I could unlock to a 6970. Would I see a nice performance increase at 3840x1024?

Edit: When is 7xxx out? April? I could get $200.00 now, spend $50.00 on something like an 8800GT and survive for 2 months on that(I mean, it can run Battlefield Bad Company 2 on low, right?)
    
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You'd see a very nice increase in your fps.
If it's worth the money though is up to you.

Remember, you're not 100% guarenteed to be able to unlock to a 6970.
    
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Decided to wait April 1st-June 30th for 7xxx. Thanks!
    
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And how do you know that's when the 7xxx series comes out?
     
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and how do you know that's when the 7xxx series comes out?
yeah??
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sell your card quick..
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I'd buy your card tonight
     
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ill swap it for my 6950, but it needs RMA XD
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ill swap it for my 6950, but it needs RMA XD
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I'd buy your card tonight
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Get it. For high resolutions HD 69XX really shire and are much faster at tessellation.
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