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Poll Results: Which GPU is the best?

 
  • 36% (24)
    eVGA GTX 570
  • 19% (13)
    PowerColor or MSI HD6970
  • 39% (26)
    PowerColor PCS++ HD6950
  • 4% (3)
    Other (leave reply with which)
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post #11 of 38
You don't even need to unlock 6950, it's enough to overclock, extra shaders don't speed up card that much compared to overclock.
post #12 of 38
Get the HD6950 and unlock it to a HD6970 and you save money!!
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post #13 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by Fluffy the Cat View Post
I went from x fire 5770's to a gtx570. I tried a 6970 1st but returned it and got the 570.
I also came from CrossfireX 5770's.
Ordered a Gigabyte 6970 from newegg but canceled about 20 min later and bought my GTX 570.

Too many little issues with the Radeon driver set.
Wanted superior tessellation and PhsyX support.
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post #14 of 38
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheBear View Post
You don't even need to unlock 6950, it's enough to overclock, extra shaders don't speed up card that much compared to overclock.
I've heard shaders give about 5% increase or more, from benchmarks the PCS++ had usually 5+ more FPS than stock 6950.
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post #15 of 38
his 6950
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post #16 of 38
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Just so you know, by other I mean a different GPU, not brand. Unless brand is of same cost or lower with good reasoning, not interested.
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post #17 of 38
I'm in the same boat as you. I thought I would purchase a card when the 4xx series came out to move away from my 5770. However, I'm looking at getting a GTX 570 and then eventually stepping up to a GTX 590 or just wait for that card in general. Voted for the GTX 570.The reason why I'm moving from AMD to NVIDIA is because of the instability of the AMD drivers.
 
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post #18 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by BillOhio View Post
I got the EVGA GTX 570 last night. The thing is pretty nice, but it's probably overkill.
Please don't mention overkill on this site
post #19 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by goldboy View Post
Please don't mention overkill on this site
that was a typo... I mispelled 'badass'.

And I've seen at least 1 bench where the 570 scales at just about 100%. I'll SLI before I think about upgrading.
Edited by BillOhio - 3/6/11 at 12:20am
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post #20 of 38
Thread Starter 
Anybody know if there are any good comparison charts for GTX 570 vs HD6970 vs PCS++ HD6950 o 1080p resolution and preferably an i7 920 or 930 used with config. Based off TPU
GTX 570 - 9
PCS++ HD6950 - 7

In terms of better FPS on 1200p resolution.
Edited by Tunechi - 3/6/11 at 9:04am
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