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post #1 of 13
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buying a new com just wanted to know your thoughts on the following cards and what i should purchase.

1st of all the systems is

I7 2600k
Asus Sabourtooth P67 MOBO
4X4gb 1800MHZ g skill ripjaws
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H70 water cooling changed the fans to Noctua 120mm fans instead of the stock ones

So now its time for my question
only looking for 1080p but want around 60-70 FPS in crisis so do you guys think GTX 580, 6970CFX or GTX 570SLI

these are the brands im looking at

HIS Radeon HD6970 - http://www.hisdigital.com/un/product2-577.shtml

Asus Radeon HD6970 - http://www.asus.com/product.aspx?p_id=swkakfpyg7h9al1h

asus GTX 570
http://www.scorptec.com.au/computer/...70-2di-1280md5

asus GTX 580
http://www.scorptec.com.au/computer/...80-2di-1536md5
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Also What do you guys think of the gainward 570 and 580 as they are ALOT cheaper do you loose out on much??
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post #3 of 13
u didnt list your psu, but i would go with a gtx 580. down the line you can upgrade later and add a 2nd.
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570 SLi however, a 700$ 580 is bull****
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Also What do you guys think of the gainward 570 and 580 as they are ALOT cheaper do you loose out on much??
if your going to spend the big $ on a 580, go with evga or msi or gigabyte
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http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforc...i-sli-review/7

2x 6950 1GB in CFX for $520
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post #7 of 13
Since you're only at 1080p which doesn't take anything to run, I'd just get a single 570 and call it a day. If the time comes when you're not happy with the frame rate, simply get another(which will be cheaper).
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post #8 of 13
Either way you go GTX 570 SLI or HD6970 CF is FTW..

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post #9 of 13
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thanks heaps like the idea of the single 580 then later on get another one but 2 570 or 6970 can pick up a gainward 580 for 550 thats why i asked what you guys think of the gainwards??
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post #10 of 13
You could probably get 3x6950 for the price of a 2xgtx580 now and i think that 6950's would be just as good as the 580's if not better!
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