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I'll be building my first rig soon... I wanted it to be future-proof, getting a 955, but a processor upgrade is less than a 5970 card so yeah...
anyways, I don't know what to get because i i got amd i'll get a lot of cash for the gfx card but I won't be able to sli.... so decided to decide the card first.

If i'll go intel I could get a sli setup in the future but amd is cheaper.
right so,
I was thinking of a 6950 and unlock it so its a 6970 for only £220-£60 cheaper,
or i could get some of nvidia e.g 560 ti or maybe a 570 of 480 ...

I just can't decide as they are the same in price and very close in performance, etc , etc.
    
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GIGABYTE 560Ti SO, maybe you should try to look for this card's review, I've ordered this card and will receive it next Monday, just cannot wait for receiving this aggressive beast.
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well ok... but then should I go with intel or amd...sli or not.

and btw, a 6950 can be unlocked to a 6970 for total pwn'age lol, but it costs you like a 100W on ur psu!....

what does 560ti 'SO' mean, what's the so part, superclocked??,?
    
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look through this. unlocking a 6950 to a 6970 does not cost you an extra 100 watts. This link shows unlocking will gain around 23 more watts of power used

http://www.rage3d.com/articles/hd695.../index.php?p=3
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Quote:
Originally Posted by 4LC4PON3 View Post
look through this. unlocking a 6950 to a 6970 does not cost you an extra 100 watts. This link shows unlocking will gain around 23 more watts of power used

http://www.rage3d.com/articles/hd695.../index.php?p=3
weird I looked at 2 reviews before and it said the u/l o/c 6950 uses like 80+ watts

anyway.

ahh i just wrote quite a lot ,
tbh,
I'm not really sure what i want to ask you like,
cuz it's all dependant on the cpu and mobo,
It's too hard to explain .
nm
Edited by Watercooled 999 - 2/10/11 at 12:36pm
    
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know your budget, then pick between Intel or AMD and find your video card.
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