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If you are really getting the 3 monitors, 6950 2GB will last longer, if you are staying with the 1 or 2 monitors, the 570.
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post #32 of 94
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If you are really getting the 3 monitors, 6950 2GB will last longer, if you are staying with the 1 or 2 monitors, the 570.
This is one strange advice for OCN. Yes, in three years 2gb MAYBE become huge against 1.2gb of the gtx 570, but, do you really want to last longer and "enjoy" 10-15 FPS in the world of gtx 880's and radeons 9990's with DDR8 of ram? It's like 1gb versions of radeon X1650's back in the day, 1gb looked great and this is the same amount of ram as 5870 have, but can you really game with x1650...
So, i think one must completely ignore the amount of ram factor, 1.2 gb will satisfy as long as 570 stays relevant
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This is one strange advice for OCN. Yes, in three years 2gb MAYBE become huge against 1.2gb of the gtx 570, but, do you really want to last longer and "enjoy" 10-15 FPS in the world of gtx 880's and radeons 9990's with DDR8 of ram? It's like 1gb versions of radeon X1650's back in the day, 1gb looked great and this is the same amount of ram as 5870 have, but can you really game with x1650...
So, i think one must completely ignore the amount of ram factor, 1.2 gb will satisfy as long as 570 stays relevant
Not for such a high resolution.
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post #34 of 94
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This is one strange advice for OCN. Yes, in three years 2gb MAYBE become huge against 1.2gb of the gtx 570, but, do you really want to last longer and "enjoy" 10-15 FPS in the world of gtx 880's and radeons 9990's with DDR8 of ram? It's like 1gb versions of radeon X1650's back in the day, 1gb looked great and this is the same amount of ram as 5870 have, but can you really game with x1650...
So, i think one must completely ignore the amount of ram factor, 1.2 gb will satisfy as long as 570 stays relevant
I'm not sure where you're getting your information from. The benchmark done by callsignvega prove that the 580 is reaching it memory limitation at high resolutions. With technology being outdated, I dunno every 4 to 6 month, it'll make 1 gb ram obsolete sooner than later, IMP.
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Before you read this "review" notice the settings on each card are different, nvidia's cards tend to be able to handle AA at high settings and resolutions better than AMDs. Please look at what game play advantages they are posting and what AA the cards are being run at before making a conclusion. Also, realize they are running these at different resolutions. This is a review to show the maximum abilities of these cards in sli and xfire.

http://www.hardocp.com/article/2011/...0_sli_review/1

That being said in all tests nvidia comes out on top here. F1 2010 seems to be a driver issue trying to find out if they fixed that yet for you.
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Either will destroy everything. I would go 570's (if money isn't an issue) because of PhysX.
    
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Again, this comes down to your brand preferences, and your personal needs. GTX570 and 6970 are neck on neck. It basically comes down to if you want physx, slightly better driver support ( Depends), And a slightler quieter chip.

If you want a slightly faster chip, and AMD branding, get a 6970.
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Again, this comes down to your brand preferences, and your personal needs. GTX570 and 6970 are neck on neck. It basically comes down to if you want physx, slightly better driver support ( Depends), And a slightler quieter chip.

If you want a slightly faster chip, and AMD branding, get a 6970.

I disagree most show that the 570 edges out the 6970, and is more capable of higher AA settings while remaining playable. Also added benefit of physx and 3d surround should someone choose to use these.
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post #39 of 94
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Again, this comes down to your brand preferences, and your personal needs. GTX570 and 6970 are neck on neck. It basically comes down to if you want physx, slightly better driver support ( Depends), And a slightler quieter chip.

If you want a slightly faster chip, and AMD branding, get a 6970.
And if you want the one that will overclock better and not cause your ears to bleed from the jet turbine fan get the GTX 570.
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And if you want the one that will overclock better and not cause your ears to bleed from the jet turbine fan get the GTX 570.
If you play games on mute I see how that can be an issue.
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