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Physx add more details to the game. For example in Batman AA w/ physx on High you'll see smoke, banners, crumbling on the walls and ground, and flying paper. Small little details that take half your fps away. For example, Physx on I get 77-80fps on average with max settings. Physx off I get 160fps average with max settings. The game look good w/ or w/o physx. It's a really useless feature to boost sales for Nvidia. Also there are only a handful of physx game and only a few title is worth mentioning, Batman AA, Mafia II, Metro 2033, etc...
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so, better to go with cd 6950 unlocked/

I'm sure that I am biased, but yeah, go for the 6950's and unlock em. They represent the best bang for buck IMO. They will lose out to a GTX 570 at lower resolutions, but the GTX 570 is bottlenecked. No sense in buying a card with only 1GB of onboard ram when more and more games will use more than that.
    
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so, better to go with cd 6950 unlocked/

I did. And it's amazing.
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Originally Posted by Senator;12408853 
Not certain why previous poster linked you 580 articles when you asked 570s.

Did you read my post in Parenthesis?

First link was to show how close a 6970cf was compare to a 580 sli

Second link from Anandtech, the 570 sli benchmark didn't work so I had to use 580 sli.... this was previously stated.
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Originally Posted by DaRookie;12408938 
Did you read my post in Parenthesis?

First link was to show how close a 6970cf was compare to a 580 sli

Second link from Anandtech, the 570 sli benchmark didn't work so I had to use 580 sli.... this was previously stated.

Then why post em?
    
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If you read the #'s then you'll understand... common sense.

A 6970 isn't just comparable to a 570 SLI. It's comparable to a 580 SLI.
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The Radeons scale very well.
The GTX's have superior tessellation performance and PhsyX support, which is actually being used now and programmed into newer games.

A seperate GPU for PhysX is always an option too.
Driver issues and poor tessellation steered me away from the Radeons, but thier performance was nothing short of great in CrossfireX.
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Originally Posted by DaRookie;12408992 
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A 6970 isn't just comparable to a 570 SLI. It's comparable to a 580 SLI.

A 570 rolls past a 6970 one on one. Even at 1600P most of the time.
CrossfireX 6970's are, in some cases, a little quicker then SLi GTX 570's but its too small to notice.

GTX 570's still perform very well compared to any AMD product, and I'll take Nvidia driver package over AMD's anyday.
This however, is just my opinion from my personal experience.
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With the current generation of video cards from Nvidia, PhysX performance is hardly noticeable. A gtx 570 can handle its own PhysX processing without taxing too much resources, SLI is even better. I've noticed pretty much same thing, no actual performance gain with a dedicated PhysX card with a Nvidia setup.

But, in case of an ATI setup, when a program utilizes PhysX, I would assume that a dedicated PhysX card would benefit a little. It's really up to what games you play and how you want them to look. Some prefer more effects rather than higher resolution or AntiAliasing, depends.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DaRookie;12408992 
If you read the #'s then you'll understand... common sense.

A 6970 isn't just comparable to a 570 SLI. It's comparable to a 580 SLI.

Bah, nice evasion. I know the numbers. And the numbers place the 6970 between the 570 and the 580. It doesn't place it on par with the 580. The 5970 is more on par with the 580.

The OP asked for 570SLI vs 6970 X-Fire. That's why my comment was valid dude. Chill.
    
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Originally Posted by Senator;12409034 
Bah, nice evasion. I know the numbers. And the numbers place the 6970 between the 570 and the 580. It doesn't place it on par with the 580. The 5970 is more on par with the 580.

The OP asked for 570SLI vs 6970 X-Fire. That's why my comment was valid dude. Chill.

There was only 1 benchmark that I know of on OCN that compare a 6970 CF and that was against a 580 SLI. That's why I posted the link....

On Anandtech there is 570 SLI option which I was going to show the OP but the results didn't show up and that's why I posted a 580 SLI comparison. Like I mention this is all previously stated but I'm not sure why you're so uptight with the comparison. The numbers speak for themselves.

You can't really compare a 5970 vs a 580. A single 580 is on par with a single 5970 (dual GPU). Now if your going SLI comparison then you need 580 quad sli vs 5970 CF to be fair and the 580 will eat it up and spit it out like a piece of gum.
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