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  • 74% (60)
    6950 CF
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    560Ti SLI
  • 2% (2)
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post #11 of 38
This seems to be a very common question and people keep asking the same question instead of using the search function. The video alone explains it all.

6870 CF vs 560 TI SLI vs 6950 CF vs GTX 580 vs 5970 Black.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQMAg...ayer_embedded#
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post #12 of 38
6950 cs will spank the 560 sli. You can also unlock the 6950 2gb to a 6970 (Shaders) so your gaining even more
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post #13 of 38
Def the 6950's for performance, a new psu I'd say for a nice future proofing get a good 850 watt, also price on the 6950's is really good atm 279.99 on newegg for the cheapest 2gb one
    
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post #14 of 38

I don't get the "no-brainer" part, 560ti and 6950 are pretty much equal.

http://nl.hardware.info/reviews/1980...on-hd-6950-1gb

http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1533/20/

Unless they are completely wrong.

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Edited by Xenthos - 2/9/11 at 3:53am
post #15 of 38
The 6000 series scales incredibly well. I would take that route.
post #16 of 38
The 6950/70, 560, and 570 are very close in performance. There are only a few factors that separate them. Tesselation, physx, overclock-ability and so on. The 6950 have a 1 huge factor over the rest and that's the unlock shader that increases 10%-20% before overclocking. Most 6950 can push an extra 150-200+ on the core and 150-250+ on the memory. I'm not to sure about the 560 or 570 since I don't own them, nonetheless, I heard they're great overclockers.

I've never seen the effect of tesselation until I saw the youtube video you posted. I honestly thought wow AMD/Nvidia charge how much extra for that useless feature? To smooth out the jagged edge of that mountain people are willing to pay an extra $60-100+ dollars? That's insane and it's almost useless as physx (look at my sig). Don't get me wrong, I like eye candy when it comes to games but eye candy needs to come at a reasonable price with justifiable results. Physx was useless to me and seeing tesselation just now was also disappointing. Maybe I'm expecting too much...

Anyways, I think Techpowerup is a more reliable source than the two link you posted up, besides the youtube video which explains a lot and quite enjoyable.

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/N...560_Ti/27.html

Go to the bottom and select performance per dollars. TPU rated the 5670, 6850 and 460 as best performance per dollar cards for all around resolutions. I 100% agree with TPU on the subject for which I also thought the 460/6850 is the best bang for anyone bucks.
Edited by DaRookie - 2/9/11 at 4:44am
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post #17 of 38
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Im gonna go with two 6950's. And is the cooler master silent pro 850w a good psu?
    
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post #18 of 38
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Im gonna go with two 6950's. And is the cooler master silent pro 850w a good psu?
go with corsair, seasonic or antec for PSUs
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post #19 of 38
crap i voted wrong. misread HD6950 as 6850
6950CF all the way!
    
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post #20 of 38
6950 baby for sure it's even better than Gtx 580 once u unlock them to 6970 and turn on vsync on you will enjoy
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