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post #1 of 12
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Tomorrow I am buying a new video card and am trying to decide between two things....

Buy a GTX 560 MSI Twin Frozr II and 60GB OCZ Vertex 2 SSD

or

Buy a GTX 570 EVGA Superclocked Edition

or

Buy a HD 6970 Diamond

or

Buy a HD 6950 XFX
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post #2 of 12
How about XFX 6950 + SSD. Flash 6950 to 6970
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The 570 will offer the best in game performance boost, while the SSD will help in load times, thats the only thing it really helps out in.
    
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post #4 of 12
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Well I can always save for a SSD... thats what makes me wanna get the gtx 570... $430 budget and have to buy at microcenter.
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post #5 of 12
Get the gtx570 and save for a ssd...atleast thats what i'd do
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post #6 of 12
Buy the best you can get. In order of performance I would say 570 > 6970 >= 6950 (if you can unlock bios to 6970) > 560. However, if you aren't doing a lot of gaming, i really recommend the 560 and the 60gb ocz; I have the ocz vertex 2 and once you go solid state you can never go back.
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post #7 of 12
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Yea, SSD manufacturers are on the verge of releasing the new ones, it prolly be a good idea to wait. I could always upgrade to a second 570 if I want.
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post #8 of 12
I would get a 2gb 6950 and unlock it to a 6970. I wouldn't waste your money on an ssd. I really think that I could have used the money that I spent on my ssd, elsewhere. Games aren't faster at all. Only the boot time, and loading up programs I've seen an improvement in, but to me thats not worth a couple hundred bucks.
    
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post #9 of 12
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Well I went GTX 570 and am I glad I did...

I got a EVGA SC edition and it demolishes my 5870 that I had. Take a look at my youtube channel for a unboxing and Heaven Bench.

Hmm I was thinking about upgrading to a ssd here soon but... if its not worth the money....
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post #10 of 12
Awesome . I don't think ssd's are worth the money btw.
    
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