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Title says it, so, what is better, 2 times radeon hd 6970 in crossfire or 1 time 5970. which is better for gaming? im playing on 2.560 x 1.440 atm.
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post #2 of 33
2 6970 will eat a single 5970 up
Edited by Blindsay - 1/30/11 at 3:36pm
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6970 cf
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post #4 of 33
Definetly get 2x 6970's.

They scale really well.
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post #5 of 33
Get 2 6950's and unlock them to 6970's better price/performance smile.gif
post #6 of 33
As someone who also plays at 2560 x 1440 with a 5970, I'm obviously bias towards one side, and my 5970 can max pretty much every game I play.

Then again, I'm pretty sure two 6970s would be faster, by how much I don't know, if you can get a good price on the 5970, by all means go for it.
    
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post #7 of 33
id say 2 6970s cause of they are better at tes.
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post #8 of 33
if i could get another 5970 cheap second hand

good idea or just wait

for the next card
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post #9 of 33
2x6970, since I think the new AMD drivers won't be helping the AMD 5k series anymore... frown.gif
 
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post #10 of 33
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Thank you guys, im going for the two 6970 now, helped me a lot wink.gif
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