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My most recent 6950 from Amazon was 245 shipped after rebate. 570s are like 330 AR. Hell you can get 6970s for 320 too.
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Not in Canada....
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Look at it this way. HD 6970 and GTX570 ~ within 5% of each other depending on the review @ 1080p/1200p. They just did a review using CAT 11.1 HD 6950 CF vs GTX570s SLI and came to a conclusion SLI ~ 60% average scaling @ 1200p and CF 80%. HD 6970 is a Clear winner. In fact HD 6950 because of scaling its within 1-2fps of GTX570s, HD 6970 will easily win. They scale so way they challenge and beat GTX580s @ 1600p in some games. Drivers like 11.4 are making HD 69XX series even better where as GTX5XX they are just GTX4XX with better cooling.
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Or I could just get another GTX580...

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Or I could just get another GTX580...

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And when its time to sell you will not get more then $300 for each and lose $200 per card where as HD 6970 you could easily get $200 back.
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And when its time to sell you will not get more then $300 for each and lose $200 per card where as HD 6970 you could easily get $200 back.
True enough if I were paying retail for them.
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Time for a border run!
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If you've got the cash, then just go for another 580. Otherwise a pair of 6970s are faster in Crossfire, and should be a bit more faster with the new drivers that are coming. The 6970s scale better.
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True enough if I were paying retail for them.
So a used card then??:curious:
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