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Quote:
Originally Posted by bluebunny;12253902 
Keep in mind that the 570's have been know to blow vrm

Keep in mind thats under extreme settings with saftey features disabled.
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ok SO $250 for GTX 560 $270 FOR 6950 and $350 for gtx 570, im wondering if the gtx 560 or the ati 6950 is better, i might overclock a little but not big with pushing to limits with gpu's, i cant see paying $100 more for gtx 570 so its gtx 560 or 6950, also if ya know a specific brand if go for it, can someone post comparisons of 6950 overclocked and gtx 560 overclocked?
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post #14 of 35
For a $70 difference get the 6950 For Sure.

If they were the same price, i would vouch for the 570, but anything more than a $30 difference would push me to get a 6950.

EDIT: If you're thinking about the 560, I would also look at 470's if the price is right.
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well im deciding between Gigabyte gtx 560 SOC(unless u know a better brand) and the ati 6950(which id flash to 6970)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by thrgk;12253939 
should i wait for the antilles or gtx 590 to come out? or will they be $600 +?


^ the GTX590 will probably be on the 750-850$ level lol
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bluebunny;12253902 


Keep in mind that the 570's have been know to blow vrm
source

This is one of the dumber posts I have seen in awhile.

Don't turn safety features off. These aren't people who are looking for reasonable overclocks these are people who are looking to push their cards to the max. When that is your goal with hardware, this CAN and WILL happen on occasion.
post #18 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by thrgk;12257925 
well im deciding between Gigabyte gtx 560 SOC(unless u know a better brand) and the ati 6950(which id flash to 6970)

6950 is better, make sure its reference and 2GB.
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I game at 1920x1080 and I have games modded that require well over 2Gb of VRAM....

So depending on the games and wheather you play with MODS I say go 6950...
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Im curious as to what mods run 2GB of video ram.
I do not think I have used over 1GB at that resolution.
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