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post #11 of 20
The 5870 is superior to the Gtx 470 and has been proven in the thread, clash of the titans. However, the gtx 570 whips the 5870 and is slighty better or not on par with the gtx 480
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post #12 of 20
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Oh yea I know, you listed 3 games, hence I said most games. I still think I will go intel my sext build though, saying that.
... Were you really expecting me to list every single game that's CPU limited? Are we posting in a forum or writing a novel?
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... Were you really expecting me to list every single game that's CPU limited? Are we posting in a forum or writing a novel?
Get it!!
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post #14 of 20
I think your numbers are ok. I went form a 5870 to a GTX570 and thought it was a good upgrade. What I noticed is that the 570 seems to play a lot smoother than the 5870.

I would still recomend a GTX560 though, best bang for the buck ATM. Mu opinion. I did just buy an open box ASUS 570 for $262 last night...
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post #15 of 20
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I own a GTX 570 on my sig rig and a friend of mine has a XFX 5870 XXX on i7 930.

Is his card damaged or is my GTX 570 just that much better...?
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post #16 of 20
Waste of time to take it back just to get a 6950, I think. And do not take it back for a 6870. I owned a 6870, took it back and got a 5870, and it runs way faster and very cool. If I was gonna crossfire I probably would have kept the 6870 though.

In summary, if hes going to get something else over his 5870, make sure its a 570, 580 or 6970, nothing else will be worth it.
post #17 of 20
I have both 5870 and a GTX 570. Don't waste your money going from a 5870 to a 570, there really is not that much of a difference.

To be worth it I would get like a gtx 680 or amd 7970. Unless you get the upgrade for free or something.

5870 is smoother in Dragon Age 2 but 570 better in Batman and LostPlanet 2.

The 570 is a little better overall but not worth 300.00, you will not really feel the difference in most games. Some people don't play games they just like to bench, then oc then bench then oc more etc. They do that for 8 months then upgrade for 500.00 then start benching again playing no actual games.

If you are a gamer don't bother with the upgrade.
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I dont think the OP was waiting 1 year and some change for an answer.
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i don't think the gtx 680 or the 7970 existed February last year tongue.gif
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I have both 5870 and a GTX 570. Don't waste your money going from a 5870 to a 570, there really is not that much of a difference.
To be worth it I would get like a gtx 680 or amd 7970. Unless you get the upgrade for free or something.
5870 is smoother in Dragon Age 2 but 570 better in Batman and LostPlanet 2.
The 570 is a little better overall but not worth 300.00, you will not really feel the difference in most games. Some people don't play games they just like to bench, then oc then bench then oc more etc. They do that for 8 months then upgrade for 500.00 then start benching again playing no actual games.
If you are a gamer don't bother with the upgrade.

How did you even find this thread? It's over a year old.
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