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post #11 of 23
Here is the link shown some numbers. Get the cheaper price one. If price is about the same, I would go for gtx570 unless you has some tasks that may take advantage of that 2GB vram.
Edited by linskingdom - 2/20/11 at 5:34am
post #12 of 23
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Originally Posted by TheBlademaster01;12455321 
If you want more features and eye-candy get the GTX 570. If you want raw 3D power, the 6970 is a tad faster.

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post #13 of 23
At the resolution you play 1080p the 570 is faster. Either way they perform close enough you wont notice. If you want Physx, Cuda, Folding, quieter cooler, better image quality, 3D, or better tessellation get the 570. If you plan on multi-monitor, multi-card, high resolution, or want lower power consumption get the 6970.
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post #14 of 23
or you can check out the used market and see if you can get a 580 for a decent price.., but i got my 6970 of kijiji for $180. craigslist is another assuming your in the US or Canada.
the 6970 is a good card i had no problems with it and it played all my games on max easily @ 1920x1080, but i had to switch cards because i now have a 30" 2560x1600 so im going tri sli 580s. but as others stated you can get he 6950 for cheaper and flash it to 6970.
i dont know what your budget is but you can even get a 5970 off those sites prolly for $400
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post #15 of 23
Thread Starter 
thanks for replys... but.. i live in italy and gpus are more expansive than in US... here a gtx570 cost 320-330€ (400+$), hd6970 280€ and hd6950 230€. gtx580 (450€-550$) or hd5970 (500€-690$) are out of budget. i've around 300€ to buy the gpu...

I play 1080p atm but not sure to take a 3D monitor
post #16 of 23
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Originally Posted by fatalizer;12457178 
thanks for replys... but.. i live in italy and gpus are more expansive than in US... here a gtx570 cost 320-330€ (400+$), hd6970 280€ and hd6950 230€. gtx580 (450€-550$) or hd5970 (500€-690$) are out of budget. i've around 300€ to buy the gpu...

I play 1080p atm but not sure to take a 3D monitor

6950 and unlock it is then wink.gif
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6950 and unlock it is then wink.gif

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post #18 of 23
The gtx 570 is really nice. It plays Metro2033 very well. I recommend Nvidia as I have had bad experiences with ATi and going from a 5970 ATi's fastest card to a gtx 480 for me was an upgrade. To be safe stay with Nvidia...Games play better on them plus u get physx.
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post #19 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by SimplyTheBest;12457265 
The gtx 570 is really nice. It plays Metro2033 very well. I recommend Nvidia as I have had bad experiences with ATi and going from a 5970 ATi's fastest card to a gtx 480 for me was an upgrade. To be safe stay with Nvidia...Games play better on them plus u get physx.

I had no problem what so ever with my hd 5970, it was a beast and raped everything.. i just wanted to try something different, and 3 tri sli 580s with ek sli blocks and gpu blocks will look to sick compaired to 2way xfire with 5970s
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post #20 of 23
WHy 3gtx580's...Two would be plenty sufficient.
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