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post #1 of 32
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Hi guys.

My friend wants to trade his card for mine. He tells me, that he will give me his unused Radeon 6950 2GB for my used GTX 570, and he will add 60$. Is it worth to trading like that? It's been alot of time I was using Radeon (4870) and I don't really know how they are performing. Oh... and if it's worth I'm planning to add second 6950 to CF in a month or two.

(And I can flash 6950 to 6970 right?)
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post #2 of 32
If its the old 6950, then yes you CAN flash it to 6970. Also, even if it couldn't the fact that he is putting $60 on top makes this trade worth it. The 570 and 6950 perform very similarly.
    
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post #3 of 32
Even if it doesn't flash the performance is very similar. I'd hop on it.
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Do it now.
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post #5 of 32
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I saw it's very similar to GTX 570, but how does it scale in CF? Better than GTX 570 in SLI? I don't really believe these tests on the internet. Oh and about the PhysX I have old GeForce 9500GT, and I'm planning to use it as PhysX card. Most of time I play games (Crysis 2 and Battlefield 3 for the future) will it be enough? My GTX 570 performs very well in Crysis 2 I know it's only DX9 for now, but is it comparable to HD 6950? I've never complained at my old 4870 and 2900XT, they were very good cards in performance, but as I said i didn't use ATI/AMD cards for a while, so I'm confused
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post #6 of 32
Same performance, You can unlock it.

Crossfire scaleing in Crysis 2 for me is:

1 gpu is 28-32fps...
2gpu is like 55-60fps Vsync on.

Im on a 30" monitor tho
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post #7 of 32
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So I think that I'm gonna trade my GPU I will post results later, I hope I don't be dissapointed
Edited by sp4wners - 3/26/11 at 12:56pm
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post #8 of 32
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So I've traded my GTX 570 Twin Frozr II for my friend's unused HD6950. I didn't even realise it's a Twin Frozr III Radeon o.O It has switch for dual bios so I think I'm gonna flash it today, or tomorrow
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post #9 of 32
You can't flash a Twin Frozr III card, only reference card, so you're stuck with an HD6950.

I wouldn't have traded honestly, the GTX570 is superior to the HD6950, at least, in my opinion.
    
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post #10 of 32
Gogogogo before your 570 blows up/catches fire.
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You can't flash a Twin Frozr III card, only reference card, so you're stuck with an HD6950.
False.
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