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Poll Results: GTX 570 vs Radeon 6970

 
  • 54% (40)
    GTX 570
  • 45% (34)
    Radeon 6970
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post #21 of 44
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Originally Posted by Live_free View Post
wut? I get 65fps in metro maxed out..
DOF? Full AA? 1080p? Physx?
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post #22 of 44
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DOF? Full AA? 1080p? Physx?
Yep. At 900 core 4.2Ghz.
post #23 of 44
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What do you guys think if I get a smaller HDD, cheaper chassi, cheaper motherboard and get me one nice 580 instead?

I could probably use one 580 until.. Next christmas and still max out every game it gets thrown at it? And I upgrade my whole system with a bulldozer cpu by then.

Thoughts? I can get the same build, 955 black edition, same ram and same CPU but with a 580 and cheaper chassi,hdd and mobo for the same price ~1 250$ but with a nice looking Gainward GTX 580 GOOD edition instead.

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post #24 of 44
Wait for the 6990 and 590 to come out and ppl will dump their 580s.
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post #25 of 44
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Any idea when it'll get released? From what I heard it might be around the re-release of Sandy Bridge(?)
The AMD rep on this site confirmed nothing more specific than 2nd quarter. Anyone telling you differently is making it up.
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post #26 of 44
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The AMD rep on this site confirmed nothing more specific than 2nd quarter. Anyone telling you differently is making it up.
All rumors hint towards an April release though.
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post #27 of 44
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Wait for the 6990 and 590 to come out and ppl will dump their 580s.
I'd rather get another 580... Much faster then a 6990 or 590..
post #28 of 44
thought about getting cf 2 6870 will be much faster than a 580 and alittle bit cheaper
$420 vs 500
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post #29 of 44
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thought about getting cf 2 6870 will be much faster than a 580 and alittle bit cheaper
$420 vs 500
True. But I could use the 580 as a Physx card in the future.
For the 6990/590, They'll probably be to expensive. Maybe overkill for 1080p?
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post #30 of 44
I wouldn't get the 570 with hopes of great overclocking ability. People have been frying their 570's everywhere with what would often be considered conservative overclocking, most often by disabling the power saving features.
Besides, ATI is of better value now anyway. If you're thinking about getting a 570, you could get just as much performance out of a 6950. Do not be afraid to mod a 6950; these cards are 6970's. I took my two 6950's, modded them to 6970's and overclocked them with absolutely no issues. Even if you did have issues, and I'm not saying you would, you could just flash them back into 6950's.
Now, 2 6950's cost less then a 580 GTX and blow it out of the water anyway. Turn them into 6970's and there's no question.
This is not a day to go green.

Don't get 6870's unless you're really low on cash. Get 1GB 6950's at the very least -- these were put onto the market to put the 560ti to shame in the price range it was made for.
Edited by Mookster - 2/6/11 at 4:18pm
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