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OOTB the 6950 is the fastest. Unlock shader or flash 6970 bios and the 560 gets smoked.

You can overclock the 560 till your blue in the face, but it will not beat a 6950 flashed to 6970.
    
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question for you guys 560 vs 6950 1gb stock clock for clock? 6950 still ontop?
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I agree that if you want best performance grab the 6950 and flash it up. Very solid and capable offering from AMD. If you are looking new retail it would be my choice.

You should also consider looking for a second hand 470 for real cheap.
The performance per dollar on a cheap used 470 is untouchable right now, especially with how well 470's scale and oc.

If I were u, I would try to find a local deal on CL for a cheap 470 and put away the leftover money and start saving while the prices come down even more. I bet you can easily grab two 470's for under $350 or less this way. The cards are still pretty new and many manufacturers should carry some left over 1year warranty for em as well depending on brand.
    
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