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post #51 of 65
I would go GTX 570, when both are over clocked, the 570 can beat the 6970. The 570's that are dieing mostly are from the the OCP's being disabled, or from lots of volts, stay moderate with the voltage tweak and you'll be fine with your 570.
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post #52 of 65
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Originally Posted by Tom1121;12287246 
I would go GTX 570, when both are over clocked, the 570 can beat the 6970. The 570's that are dieing mostly are from the the OCP's being disabled, or from lots of volts, stay moderate with the voltage tweak and you'll be fine with your 570.

They are breaking from voltage modded BIOS right? I heard somewhere that the stock BIOS won't give it enough volts to burn anything tongue.gif
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post #53 of 65
ill go 570 it has tessellation and in sli it can probably beat the 6970 in crossfire
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They are breaking from voltage modded BIOS right? I heard somewhere that the stock BIOS won't give it enough volts to burn anything tongue.gif

The power limiter was also bypassed. No card will burn that easy lol tongue.gif
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post #55 of 65
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They are breaking from voltage modded BIOS right? I heard somewhere that the stock BIOS won't give it enough volts to burn anything tongue.gif

I'm not sure on the exact details, but yes I believe that maybe only 1 has died from using the voltage available in the stock BIOS, I'm not sure though it may just me modded BIOs.
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Originally Posted by Tom1121;12287536 
I'm not sure on the exact details, but yes I believe that maybe only 1 has died from using the voltage available in the stock BIOS, I'm not sure though it may just me modded BIOs.

Yeah I think that was the kid that ran OCCT overnight with 1.1v going through his card. Either way your not gonna burn these cards out unless you do something dumb like disable OCP or do something like the kid above did.
 
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post #57 of 65
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Yeah I think that was the kid that ran OCCT overnight with 1.1v going through his card. Either way your not gonna burn these cards out unless you do something dumb like disable OCP or do something like the kid above did.

Yes, I'm sure they will be fine, Nvidia's current cards are an overclockers dream, as Fermi scales so great when overclocked that cards like the 560 can beat the 6970 when overclocked.
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post #58 of 65
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I would pick HD 6970 easily. Why? Because GTX570 is a run down GTX580 with missing components and if you overclock it you have a risk of killing the card. HD 6970 is AMDs top of the line card just like Nvidia has GTX580. The performance between the to is within 5% depending on the game. IF you include TWIMTBP games then GTX570 will be a bit faster. Also HD 6970 is not that loud. Compare to GTX580 i cant tell the difference under game load. Also HD 69XX got room for better driver and GTX5XX dont have much to gain since they are so identical to GTX4XX,.

Without OC 570 is still as powerful as 6970... and i think its better tessellation is more important... isn't it?
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post #59 of 65
69xx vs 570 benchmark done by your very own OCN member. If you can't trust OCN members than who can you trust? Tom's Hardware? LOL.

http://www.overclock.net/ati/890793-review-gtx-570-hd-6950-hd.html

If you're planning to crossfire than go with the 6950/70. If you only want a single card then get the 570. If you want to game at high res then get the 6950/70. If you game at 1920x1080 then get the 570. If you have money to blow get the 580 3gb version.
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6950 with modded bios not 6970 bios
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