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post #11 of 25
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^this. 6970cf vs 580 sli @ 1080p = 580 SLI is clearly winner.
So funny. The set-up that cost more money (580 SLI) is better at a lower res then the set-up that cost less (6970 Crossfire), that is better at higher res. 580 is way overpriced. Who buys a 580 SLI set-up to play at 1080p?

And good luck finding a 580 with 3Gb of RAM. I think they made 10-15 for the whole planet, and you have to order them from England. LOL!

And also, good luck finding a waterblock for those 580 3GB!
    
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post #12 of 25
That bench is messed up really bad, there is absolutely no way a 5870 crossfire beats 580 SLI, especially when it does not say the 5870 is a 2GB model.
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Who is stupid to buy 2 X GTX580 with cheap 1080p monitor. The only reason i am considering a second HD 6950 is for my new Dell ISP 2560*1440 monitor.
Dude multiple monitors are dope. Multi screen gameplay is a gimmick the industry made up when GPUs became mindblowingly powerful even for the most demanding game. He is the most stupid man on earth who says to enjoy triple monitor gaming with those thick friggin borders. LAAAME.

Obviously you're new to this. What a real PC gamer does? Goes out and buys a 30-40" 120+Hz monitor.
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post #14 of 25
The 6970 and 580 are both great cards. What's the point in arguing?
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So funny. The set-up that cost more money (580 SLI) is better at a lower res then the set-up that cost less (6970 Crossfire), that is better at higher res. 580 is way overpriced. Who buys a 580 SLI set-up to play at 1080p?

And good luck finding a 580 with 3Gb of RAM. I think they made 10-15 for the whole planet, and you have to order them from England. LOL!

And also, good luck finding a waterblock for those 580 3GB!
That bench is wrong, please go look at actual reviews of the 580, 580 SLI beats 6970 even at 2500 x 1600
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Has to be an error, maybe physx was enabled.

Another Anand 580 score.
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Dude multiple monitors are dope. Multi screen gameplay is a gimmick the industry made up when GPUs became mindblowingly powerful even for the most demanding game. He is the most stupid man on earth who says to enjoy triple monitor gaming with those thick friggin borders. LAAAME.

Obviously you're new to this. What a real PC gamer does? Goes out and buys a 30-40" 120+Hz monitor.
All "serious" gamers that can afford 30" IPS panels also are competent enough to remove the bezels so there isn't a black bar problem.
     
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Dude multiple monitors are dope. Multi screen gameplay is a gimmick the industry made up when GPUs became mindblowingly powerful even for the most demanding game. He is the most stupid man on earth who says to enjoy triple monitor gaming with those thick friggin borders. LAAAME.

Obviously you're new to this. What a real PC gamer does? Goes out and buys a 30-40" 120+Hz monitor.
I tought being a gamer was about playing videogames, not buying the most expensive hardware to qualify as one.
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Dude multiple monitors are dope. Multi screen gameplay is a gimmick the industry made up when GPUs became mindblowingly powerful even for the most demanding game. He is the most stupid man on earth who says to enjoy triple monitor gaming with those thick friggin borders. LAAAME.

Obviously you're new to this. What a real PC gamer does? Goes out and buys a 30-40" 120+Hz monitor.
I've read this post 5 times and I'm still not sure which side he's arguing for...
post #20 of 25
having used both...I like my 580's more...no need for 2 adapters that are about $100 each shipped, so any type of "the 6970 is cheaper" becomes invalid...using the duel link adapters, I was plaqued with flickering issues

don't get me wrong, they are both great cards and are suitable to many different needs, but for me...I am a lot happier w/ the 580's
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