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GTX 470 single/SLI vs ATI 6950 single/ Crossfire

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My 5850's have sold and I now need a new set-up.

Both single cards are roughly the same price and SLI/Crossfire is deffo going to happen.

Which is best? in terms of bang per buck?
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If you're going with the 470, get the 560 instead. Cooler, less power usage, about the same or slightly better performance.
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take a look at this : http://www.brightsideofnews.com/Data/2010_12_13/AMD-Radeon-HD-6950-Unveiled/AMD_HD6950_Performance_675.jpg

But i'm not sure if 6950 is that better than 470.
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6950>470 on many fronts, in fact they're just under 570s.
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Ordered a 6950 as I'm pretty VRAM limited on my 1gb 5850's.

Also at 6950 Crossfire scaling eek.gif
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