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I swear that the 5970 is the fastest graphics card?confused.gifconfused.gif

In some games in some resolutions. Toss up for the most part.
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I swear that the 5970 is the fastest graphics card?
This is the truth.

The 5970 is still the fastest single card on the market. Period. Forget CUDA, forget PhysX...the 5970 is still, hands down, the fastest card on the market.

The "best" card on the market, would be the strongest single GPU card. The GTX580. Followed closely behind by the HD6970. Then the GTX570 / HD6950.

I'm not really a fan of multi GPU gaming anyway from either camp. They both have the same exact problems.
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580 pref SLI 2 of those, you will not use that much power those 2 bring in a long LONG time, personally I'm holding out on the 590 to see how it stacks up vs. 2x 580's before I buy, considering I'm also waiting on Sandy B's mobo's to get re-released I'm stuck with only 1 PCIe slot, so my single 465 is what I'm sitting on till I get new mobo, then decide on video cards, honestly in your situation, best bang for the buck, get a matched 5870 and CF it, that should get you pretty close to the top end for decent price.
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post #14 of 43
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580 pref SLI 2 of those, you will not use that much power those 2 bring in a long LONG time, personally I'm holding out on the 590 to see how it stacks up vs. 2x 580's before I buy, considering I'm also waiting on Sandy B's mobo's to get re-released I'm stuck with only 1 PCIe slot, so my single 465 is what I'm sitting on till I get new mobo, then decide on video cards, honestly in your situation, best bang for the buck, get a matched 5870 and CF it, that should get you pretty close to the top end for decent price.
The GTX 590 is going to be two GTX 580 chips underclocked possibly with slower memory to fit within the PCI-E limit of 300W.

For max performance get 2x GTX 580's.

For convenience get GTX 590.

For something good enough get 2x GTX 570's and overclock.
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post #15 of 43
GTX 580 or HD 6970

brand preference really since they are so close
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The 5870 is more than enough for todays and tomorrow's games.
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Originally Posted by compudaze View Post
The GTX 590 is going to be two GTX 580 chips underclocked possibly with slower memory to fit within the PCI-E limit of 300W.

For max performance get 2x GTX 580's.

For convenience get GTX 590.

For something good enough get 2x GTX 570's and overclock.
Don't be spreading rumors like fact. We have no idea YET, as to what cores the 590 is going to use. Or even if its going to be released for sure. I've heard its going to use GTX560 cores. I've also heard GTX580 cores. Only time will tell, because we won't know for sure until Nvidia lets out the specs on it.

Remember, we were supposed to get a GTX485, and GTX490 too.
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post #18 of 43
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The 5870 is more than enough for todays and tomorrow's games.
hes asking about comparisons not opinions...
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GTX 580 or HD 6970

brand preference really since they are so close
GTX 570 and HD 6970 are close maybe.

GTX 580 is in a league of it's own. (with the HD 5970)
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hes asking about comparisons not opinions...
Who cares?

Obviously there's a discussion here about the GTX 590 vs the 5970, those are opinions.

My post was aimed just in case he doubts his 5870.

Don't make any assumptions nor judge.
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