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What do you think I should go with? I do NOT want to go over $250 and want to max out BC2.
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Looked into this myself.. According to Anandtech the 6950 blows the 560 away, in several benches it even beat out the 570 which is why I'm also going with the 6950.
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Originally Posted by Mudfrog View Post
Looked into this myself.. According to Anandtech the 6950 blows the 560 away, in several benches it even beat out the 570 which is why I'm also going with the 6950.
This the 560 is more on par with a 6870 even when scaled in SLi or Xfire Respectivly.
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post #4 of 10
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What do you think I should go with? I do NOT want to go over $250 and want to max out BC2.
6950... especially if you get one that can unlock to 6970
    
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6950. Far better card in benches and real life.
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get the 2gb 6950 then unlock it to a 6970....
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6950 2GB for sure.
    
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Iirc there are quite a few 6950 2GBs around $250 or less so that's the card I would go for. The 6950 is the better card overall in performance. Considering how closely they are priced, the 6950 is the better card to buy.
    
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Performance wise the 6950 is better. But keep in mind it's also hotter and louder than the 560.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ebolamonkey3 View Post
Performance wise the 6950 is better. But keep in mind it's also hotter and louder than the 560.
Not really a huge difference there, considering the performance of each. If the 560 was $200, that would be a good price but it's not. You can get a 1GB 6950 for $215 so it's not got the best price atm, it seems.



    
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