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Im wanting to either do a Crossfire or SLI setup. I want something that will last me for a little while. Any suggestions would be great. Right now im playing at 1920x1080 I like GTA, Crysis, MW ect. I also "May" be folding as well.

My price range for a setup I would like to say is around $1000.00 or so. I could go a little higher.

I was thinking maybe GTX580 SLI but I dont know what would be around the same performance from ATI. This is my first new build in a year or two.

I was running a Q6600 @ 3.6ghz and HD5770 in Crossfire.

Im just not up to date with all the GPU's out these days
Edited by That_guy3 - 3/12/11 at 11:41am
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go with 2 6950's in a CF setup the performance is amazing and for around $500 you cant beat the price to performance ratio
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go with 2 6950's in a CF setup the performance is amazing and for around $500 you cant beat the price to performance ratio
WOW, for a $500 price difference the 6950 CF doesnt seem that bad at all
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6950s can also be flashed to 6970s (think it still works) so they are great value, of course the gtx 580s would be more future proof but they cost so much more.
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SLIed 560s are better imo. CUDA + Physx, runs cooler, uses less power, and not to mention better drivers???
    
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SLIed 560s are better imo. CUDA + Physx, runs cooler, uses less power, and not to mention better drivers???
560 SLi doens't perform better, cost/Fps is higher, and Physx is extremely limited used.

Best performance $/fps is without going too low 68XX or 57XX, are the 6950's.

Your full of your self if you'll blatantly call them better.


Crossfire 6950 is pretty damn future proof if you ask me, that'll run anything you throw at it for 3-4 years to come, graphics technology is slowing down, hardware keeps moving though =)
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