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I posted benchmark comparison on the previous page. In most cases, yes.
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post #32 of 65
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Certainly not of the ugliness that is on the cooler.

Go with the sword...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-355-_-Product
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post #33 of 65
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Originally Posted by tconroy135 View Post
Certainly not of the ugliness that is on the cooler.

Go with the sword...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-355-_-Product
I honestly wouldn't pay few more dollars just for the sword sticker.

But hey, you're right, it looks better than Sapphire's
    
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wow according to these scores http://www.guruht.com/2010/12/hd-697...s-hd-5870.html
the 6970 even beats the gtx 570 out, that is totally awesome for less money.
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post #35 of 65
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I just sold my 5770 and my Asus 560ti should be here tomorrow! I just wanted to try team green, see what all the fuss is about
Let me know how yours clocks.

Mine seems to be a dud...
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post #36 of 65
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Originally Posted by thrgk View Post
wow according to these scores http://www.guruht.com/2010/12/hd-697...s-hd-5870.html
the 6970 even beats the gtx 570 out, that is totally awesome for less money.
On stock, it does sometimes, and rest of the times they're the same performance.

However, if you're not planning to add a 2nd card in future, the 570 would be better option since they OC pretty awesome.

However, with dual cards, HD6970 Crossfire scales better than SLI GTX570.

Anyways, imo the best buy right now for price/performance is a 6950 and flash it to an 6970
    
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well i will never do sli, just 1 gpu for me they are to pricey to get 2 of em lol, so should i go the 570? or stick to flashing 6970?
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post #38 of 65
right now a lot of good buys a 5870 or 6870 for 219.99 and the new 6950 1gigs are cheap though in line with the 560's for price so if you go that route whichever you choose really, the first two would be under the 250 mark even if you pay tax though
    
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Hd6970 > hd6950 > gtx560
Edited by Phoenixlight - 2/3/11 at 5:31pm
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Ordered the sapphire, against popular opinion I like the cover better than the HIS. Sorry for bringing the ATI boys into the Nvidia section .
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