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LOL it only sound defensive towards ignorant people. Not that you're ignorant or anything. Oh wait, I did mention how ignorant you are prior to your previous post lol. Your so call truth is somewhat iono what's the word... fanboy? Ah that's it.

Originally Posted by load81
[I]"I wouldn't take TPU seriously anyways look at the games they test its 2011 lol"

This is the most retarded comments I heard. Maybe you live in another world but today's date is 2/10/2011. I'm sorry I'm just being "defensive".

"Same thing with [H] why test a resolution barely anyone plays at."

I don't know if this is true, which I doubt. Would you like people to only test at 800x600 resolution. Like I mention you mock [H] forum because they "BENCHMARK" at high resolutions. Google the gtx 570/580 and you'll see several benchmark at 2560x1600 to 5760x 1080.

I'm sorry am I being to defensive? LOL.
Fanboy? rofl how am I being a fanboy by recommending a card based of what resolution they do better at? Also i don't see where I mocked [H] by wishing they would review at a setting that would fit me and most users. Jeeze I'm not responding to you again you seem very unstable. I mean you responded to my 1st post twice
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post #72 of 94
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Fanboy? rofl how am I being a fanboy by recommending a card based of what resolution they do better at? Also i don't see where I mocked [H] by wishing they would review at a setting that would fit me and most users. Jeeze I'm not responding to you again you seem very unstable. I mean you responded to my 1st post twice
LOL I'm just being "defensive".
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post #73 of 94
Its funny because other then Crysis or Metro 2033 you can play any games with either card.
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post #74 of 94
the 6950 doesnt always unlock, the extra SPs arent always stable. and the 570 is still as fast/faster (depending on bench) than the 6970 youre trying to unlock to. if you dont manage the unlock and you are stuck with the 6950, the 570 will walk past it.
    
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the 6950 doesnt always unlock, the extra SPs arent always stable. and the 570 is still as fast/faster (depending on bench) than the 6970 youre trying to unlock to. if you dont manage the unlock and you are stuck with the 6950, the 570 will walk past it.
If it doesn't unlock, you're stuck with slightly slower card and $100 extra in your pocket.

If it does unlock, you get a slightly faster card and $100 extra in your pocket.
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post #76 of 94
If you game at 2560x1600 and above or use xfire yeah thats true. If not that chart you posted shows the 570 is faster.
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post #77 of 94
the 570 is competition for the 6970 in price and performance and they trade blows most of the time, but the 570 usually has higher minimum framerates. the 6950 isnt close the 570.
    
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the 570 is competition for the 6970 in price and performance and they trade blows most of the time, but the 570 usually has higher minimum framerates. the 6950 isnt close the 570.
You've read the title right? He's comparing a 6950 unlock shader to a 570. A stock 6950 will lose to a 570 by a few fps in some games. It'll take a the lead over a 570 in other games at certain resolutions. An unlock 6950 is almost the same as a 6970, with lower clock speed of course. Read a few page back and you'll see a benchmark comparison b/w the two and the performance is very close. Making the 6950 (unlock) a better purchase due to price/performance ratio.
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post #79 of 94
the card may not even unlock to a 6970. the 6970 and 570 are very close, and if you can unlock the 6950, its a good deal.

if OP wants to try to unlock, then go for it. even if it doesnt work the 6950 is still a strong card. i just lean toward nvidia for folding and PhysX(physx isnt a big deal anyway), etc.
    
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post #80 of 94
98-99% of the card unlock. I've only come across about 3 people out of thousands that wasn't able to unlock. That chances are pretty good.

Rumor has it that a new PCB revision is on it's way. The card won't be able to unlock for sure when they're ship to the market.
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