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Poll Results: 6970 CR or 580 SLI

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 53% of voters (38)
    GTX 580 SLI
  • 46% of voters (33)
    AMD 6970 CF
71 Total Votes  
post #11 of 35
6970 for the price and power consumption.
   
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post #12 of 35
XFD

r u kidn me?

6970 CF smokes 580 SLI at high resolutions.

what a fanboy.
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post #13 of 35
They are so close in performance I say go with the company that you feel more comfortable with.
The price/performance will go to the Radeon though...and the latest driver sets look to have filled in many of the holes AMD has been dealing with for quite awhile.

I had issues with CCC and drivers but that was awhile ago now...many recent buyers are saying AMD's driver package is improved, boasting more reliability and features.
The 3GB GTX 580 is coming soon as well.


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Originally Posted by Snowman1989 View Post
XFD

r u kidn me?

6970 CF smokes 580 SLI at high resolutions.

what a fanboy.
Calm down please.
Edited by amstech - 1/27/11 at 2:16pm
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post #14 of 35
Simply like previously stated I voted for HD 6970 as I ultimately plan on getting Three Monitors asap with my W2 the 6970's 2GB has proven to provide a higher FPS at larger resolutions than the 580 in some cases that is.
    
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post #15 of 35
You have 3 x HD 5870s. That means for the price grab 2 x HD 6950 and unlock them and call it a day. They are faster then GTX580s and cheaper. The only reasons anyone should get GTX580s is if they dont care about the price, want to run single GPU where GTX580 clearly stand king.
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post #16 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by Witchdoctor View Post
When money is set aside their is no reason to evem consider AMD at this point.

They have been completly humiliated this round.

Let's go AMD R&D .... get back in the game
What are you talking about? the HD5970 is still the fastest graphics card available...I'd go for two HD6970's in crossfire for the extra VRAM.
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post #17 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
You have 3 x HD 5870s. That means for the price grab 2 x HD 6950 and unlock them and call it a day. They are faster then GTX580s and cheaper. The only reasons anyone should get GTX580s is if they dont care about the price, want to run single GPU where GTX580 clearly stand king.
It is no guarantee to unlock the 6950's to 6970's anymore. Especially now and more so later on

I keep seeing a lot of people stating that it's basically 100% possible still and it's not.

Please be kind and generous when suggesting this route. Dont' want false hopes now do we?
     
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post #18 of 35
580 sli > 6970 cf
     
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post #19 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sircles View Post
580 sli > 6970 cf
Unless at triple monitor resolution
     
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post #20 of 35
w/ your resolution and single monitor, you could get away w/ 6950's in CF and use the extra chunk of change for additional screens.

I went w/ AMD only b/c of the 2gb of VRAM...and I am still tapping that out w/ only 2AA at my resolution
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