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U got to remember nvidia have been in the game longer than amd have been producing cards .. 69XX have come a fair way with the new driver improvements .. I could go on and say what i have to say about nvidia too but all im going to say is a gtx570 and a 6970 are both equal in performance no matter how great u think ur card is compared to a 6970 but at the end of the day u dont own a 6970 or benched one on ur own machine in comparison to ur 570 so why dont u talk then ? .. 580 is a different story but then again the 6990 will beee a wholle other story too
And then the GTX 590 will be released and rewrite the whole damn story book.
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I'm deciding between the two cards, too. But the 6970 has more vRam, right? So should I go with that if I use multiple monitors?
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I'm deciding between the two cards, too. But the 6970 has more vRam, right? So should I go with that if I use multiple monitors?
For multi monitor setups AMD is king.
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For multi monitor setups AMD is king.
yes, like ive said, in resolutions 2560x1600 and above the 69xx cards rule, but how many of us are actually gaming on multi-monitor setups? Most of us have 19-26inch monitors and are happy with one screen, and in the 1920x1080 area, the 570/580 is king, its all about the features of each card, if u like gaming on a 30 inch monitor, or even have 3 monitors then AMD eyefinity is very appealing for that, but like the rest of us, we like our single displays and the 570s in SLI will do everything i want it to and then some, and heck, then some more after that,lol. Buy a 69xx card if youre gunna take advantage of its features, if not go with nvidia because there drivers are renowned for being god-like, and physX and 3D is awesome!lol. It all really comes down to what youre gunna be doing with your rig.....its like buying a ferrari and never going above 25 mph, its a beast car, but if youre not gunna use it for what it is and take advantage of it, dont get it!!!lol.
    
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And then the GTX 590 will be released and rewrite the whole damn story book.
Amen to that bro!! lol.
    
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6970 = 1200 and above
570 = 1200 and below

at 1200 they perform near the same and is a toss up, get the one that suits you
    
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yes, like ive said, in resolutions 2560x1600 and above the 69xx cards rule, but how many of us are actually gaming on multi-monitor setups? Most of us have 19-26inch monitors and are happy with one screen, and in the 1920x1080 area, the 570/580 is king, its all about the features of each card, if u like gaming on a 30 inch monitor, or even have 3 monitors then AMD eyefinity is very appealing for that, but like the rest of us, we like our single displays and the 570s in SLI will do everything i want it to and then some, and heck, then some more after that,lol. Buy a 69xx card if youre gunna take advantage of its features, if not go with nvidia because there drivers are renowned for being god-like, and physX and 3D is awesome!lol. It all really comes down to what youre gunna be doing with your rig.....its like buying a ferrari and never going above 25 mph, its a beast car, but if youre not gunna use it for what it is and take advantage of it, dont get it!!!lol.
tl;dr

the guy said he has multiple monitors so thats why i said that
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And then the GTX 590 will be released and rewrite the whole damn story book.
Doubt it mate , dont be too confident .. 6990 will be half the price of the 590 ur argument isnt even relevant ... ill take the 6990 thanks im not giving my money to those greedy bastards nvidia ... What justifys their prices ? do they think everyone is rich ? $70 more for a gtx 570 over the 6950 ... Nvidia have nothing in the price range of the 6950 besides the 470 and that is just a joke .

Nothing better about nvidia gpu's over ati's , IF the price was the same fair enough .. but u get more for less $$ with ati and everyone knows that .
    
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tl;dr

the guy said he has multiple monitors so thats why i said that
dont get me wrong, i love AMD, still call it ATI,lol. Ive been with them for years, this is my first nvidia setup in like 5 years, other than that ive had 5870s, 5770s, 5850s, 4890s etc....i wanna change, i got tired of the drivers and all the "I dont knows" the ATI community was giving me....there was always a glitvh or something hidden somewhere that would fault the performance. Im all about good graphics, and good graphics cards, not to a particular manufacturer. But like other people have said, at the end of the day, when all is said and done, the 570 and 6970 are identicle in performance, at most, a small difference in fps by maybe 2-5 ....at most! The 570 has its areas that it does best in, and the 6970 has its areas it does its best in.
    
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Doubt it mate , dont be too confident .. 6990 will be half the price of the 590 ur argument isnt even relevant ... ill take the 6990 thanks im not giving my money to those greedy bastards nvidia ... What justifys their prices ? do they think everyone is rich ? $70 more for a gtx 570 over the 6950 ... Nvidia have nothing in the price range of the 6950 besides the 470 and that is just a joke .

Nothing better about nvidia gpu's over ati's , IF the price was the same fair enough .. but u get more for less $$ with ati and everyone knows that .
cmon man, keep the thread fanboy clean,lol.
    
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