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trade 2 6870's for what?

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Thinking of downsizing to 1 gpu. What would be a respectable trade? gtx 570/580? 6970? Dont really care about loss of performance as even a single 6870 is more than enough for my needs.
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6950 or 570, save your monies
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post #3 of 8
Yeah a 570 or 6970 (both are pretty much comparable in most cases) would work just fine for most people. Just be aware that you will take a significant performance hit from cs 6850s but you said you didn't care about that so it is what it is. I would recommend the 570 because I prefer nvidia drivers.
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post #4 of 8
if you want to straight sell them let me know!!
post #5 of 8
If a single 6870 is good enough for you...simply sell one and be done with it...

If you wish to future proof yourself... For red team go with a 6950 2GB and unlock the shaders....

For the green team either go with 560ti(i heard they OC well) or a 570....
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Just give me your 2nd HD6870 for a price obviously!
So that i can xfire them
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Originally Posted by soth7676 View Post
If a single 6870 is good enough for you...simply sell one and be done with it...

If you wish to future proof yourself... For red team go with a 6950 2GB and unlock the shaders....

For the green team either go with 560ti(i heard they OC well) or a 570....
^^ This. No point losing money in selling both unless you roll on the dough. If you look at reviews, 6870 is not a whole lot behind the newer cards.
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K u think $180-190 would be a good price for 1 of these 6870's? I have box and receipt so it has full warranty.
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