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yes, for my 2600k build, will watercool, just want to know should i have 3 6850's/6870's or 3 6950's/6970's?
    
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Wait for the 6990.
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i would just buy 2 6970's i dont think the gain with 3 6970's would be worth the price. like the price/performance gain. just get two
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Dont listen to Stefy, go 6970s or 570 or 580s but pmrballer123 is right
    
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6850's and 6870's will not do tri-fire

only good old fashioned crossfire
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post #6 of 23
Even a 480 is still overkill for most games, but this is OCN, overkill means nothing.

I would wait till the HD 6990 or GTX 590 though.

EDIT: If you don't want to jump on the waiting train then go with two 6950s and unlock them, or get two 6970s just to be safe.
    
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Dont listen to Stefy, go 6970s or 570 or 580s but pmrballer123 is right
And I'd tell him not to listen to you
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What motherboard are you going to use? Need to watch out for 1155's limited PCI-E bandwidth. Id find 2 good cards and dont try for 3...Unless you find a decent Mobo with x8/x8/x8 or better.
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post #9 of 23
Three 6970s are going to be the fastest. Going down to the slowest at the 6850.
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my motherboard will be the new Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD7-B3, gigabytes fixed 67 series chipset board
    
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