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will 6950 2gb cf beat gtx 580?

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i have 6950 2gb stock so i have plane to buy another one
so will it beat gtx 580?


thanks
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2 of them will deffinitally beat a GTX 580. No question.
Also, if you get another 2gb model, your total is 4gb. THAT'S A LOT OF VIDEO MEMORY! If you get a 1gb model, your only going to have 2gb total.
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the memory will only come in at higher res. it its not alwasy about amount. the gtx580 only has 1.5gb
     
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Actually your avaliable memory in CF is still 2GB because both cards work with mirrored data but yeah 2 6950s will beat a single 580 without breaking a sweat
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Let me elabourate, two 6950s will RAPE a 580 and it will scream like a spoiled little girl
    
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Originally Posted by TechRex View Post
2 of them will deffinitally beat a GTX 580. No question.
Also, if you get another 2gb model, your total is 4gb. THAT'S A LOT OF VIDEO MEMORY! If you get a 1gb model, your only going to have 2gb total.
You will not have 4gb of video memory, the xfire setup will onlt make use of 2gb. Even if you did 4gb would make no difference because no game will use that much memory.

If you have to choose between two 6950's and a single 580, get the 580. A single card is always better than two cards.
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yes cause i have right now these card
gtx 570 gigabyte
hd 6979 gigabyte
and hd 6950 sap

i have 3 pc

so i plan to buy one of them to sli or cf
i find one shop that sell 6950 2gb for only 240us
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theres nothing wrong with 2 cards. Ive had 0 problems with mine. they scale excellently these days in general and are supported very well now that they are more common.
    
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theres nothing wrong with 2 cards. Ive had 0 problems with mine. they scale excellently these days in general and are supported very well now that they are more common.
No problem with 3 GPU also. I have 3, and have 0 problems.

That's why my 6970 is patiently waiting for the 6990 to go Tri-Fire again.

And for the OP. Yes 2 X 6950 (unlock) will rape 1x 580, and even be on par, and sometimes beat,580 SLI at high-res and/or multiple screens set-up.
    
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