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So which one is faster? should i stay in my evga gtx 580 SC or upgrade to ati radeon 5870? or probably 5970??
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580..
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GTX 580 is currently the fastest GPU with one chip on the market. 5870 don't even compare with it lol
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Originally Posted by robi11;12540843 
So which one is faster? should i stay in my evga gtx 580 SC or upgrade to ati radeon 5870? or probably 5970??

The 5870 would be a definite downgrade, I wouldn't bother with the 5970 either, it's faster due to being dual-gpu but can suffer scaling issues and is old news.

The GTX 580 is currently the fastest single gpu card on the market, stick with it. If you really need to upgrade wait for the GTX 590 (dual GTX580) or just SLI with another 580.
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580 easily, too many benchamrks to prove it.
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I lol'd
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lollll
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Well if you can get a 5870 for $3.50 or so, go for it.
Otherwise it's not worth the hassle.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by grunion;12541528 
Well if you can get a 5870 for $3.50 or so, go for it.
Otherwise it's not worth the hassle.

In that case I may just sell it
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post #10 of 17
Guys, he might not be following current gpu and thought they would equate, etc.... Also, ppl should seriously stop replying in a thread with replies such as lol or make sarcastic comments, doesn't help the OP doh.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by robi11;12540843 
So which one is faster? should i stay in my evga gtx 580 SC or upgrade to ati radeon 5870? or probably 5970??
580 SC as mentioned is currently the fastest single chip gpu on the market, I would stick with it. 5970 is dual which can bring problems with it, 5870 is older ATI generation with the new 59xx gpus, so, it'll be a big downgrade. Hope that helps smile.gif
    
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