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post #21 of 33
The 6950 is the fastest of the three
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post #22 of 33
6950 2gb no doubt.
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post #23 of 33
THis is a very good PSU for 80$: Antec TruePower New TP-650
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371021
750W for 90$ if you want to run CFX in the future> :http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371025
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post #24 of 33
I have a question cause im in the same boat. I have just Barely enough for a 6950 & I mean just barely. What about a 5870 since its @ 199.99

How bad is the Tessellation on the 5870? Is the 5870 a bad buy at 200.00 for someone who wont ever crossfire?

Im just thinking about money since I dont have alot after I built my new Rig. a 2GB 6950 is 282.00

right now I rock a xfx 4890 1GB that does really well in Battlefield BC2. I can run 4xaa, No HBAO, Medium Shadows, No Bloom & it runs like a champ to be honest. getting really nice frames without really taking a graphical hit. It sucks to be on a Budget but im thinking if i buy the 6950 2GB at 282 then im broke period.
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post #25 of 33
I went from a GTX 260-216 to a HD 6950. Big improvement. The GTX 260-216 is about the same as a HD 4870 which is simply a less clocked HD 4890. The HD 6950 is about 10-15% faster than a HD 5870 in Crysis. I didn't look at any of the other numbers. You can get a 6950 1GB for pretty cheap. 1GB vs 2Gb really doesn't matter in todays games. Even at 2560x1600 the FPS is the same in Crysis. Didn't look any any other benchmarks to compare.
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post #26 of 33
6950 if you can tolerate ATI's IQ and driver snafus. 470 if you can tolerate noise/heat issues. 560 if not. I had the same decision to make recently and went 560.
post #27 of 33
6950 all the way , 560ti and the 470 are both slower than an unlocked 6950 .. That was a real easy question to answer ... anyone who says get the 560 is just a fanboy seriously the 69XX are much better than that rubbish .
    
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post #28 of 33
lol, we're both biased...look @ our sigs?

BTW, your spinning ATI fan's lagging my system.
post #29 of 33
6950 i've seen them for about 240 somtimes, It seems to be the most powerfull of those three options and if im not wrong, it can be unlocked safely with dual bios to 6970?
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post #30 of 33
keep looking for some good deals on the gtx 470, some have dropped around the $200 range (blackfriday: some ppl scored one for $158 )
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