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hey wondering which is faster, the 570 or 5970? o.O

OR! just buy another 460?
    
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The 5970 is definitely faster. Dual 460's performance is close to 570 performance.
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5970 hands down
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Originally Posted by Ipwnnubletz;12989831 
The 5970 is definitely faster. Dual 460's performance is close to 570 performance.

but isnt a 480 about the same as sli 460, and 480 bout the same as a 5970? o.O
    
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The 570 hangs with it in many games, matches it in a few, overall 5970 takes it though.
Minimum frames of the 570 are usually as good if not better.

For example in Crysis 2.
5970 isn't here but you get the idea with how the 6990 performs.

http://www.techspot.com/review/379-crysis-2-performance/page4.html
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Granted that you have enough room between the 460s I would say that's a decent enough upgrade path for a low cost.

If I'm not mistaken SLI 460s are faster than a single 580. Pretty decent increase in performance if you ask me.
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480 is nowhere close to 5970. The 5970 is a dual GPU card (2 x Cypress GPU's of 5870 performance). SLI 460's is equal to a 480, which is equal to a 570.
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If I'm not mistaken SLI 460s are faster than a single 580. Pretty decent increase in performance if you ask me.

Definitely not. 2 x 460 = 570.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by blackbalt89;12989884 
Granted that you have enough room between the 460s I would say that's a decent enough upgrade path for a low cost.

If I'm not mistaken SLI 460s are faster than a single 580. Pretty decent increase in performance if you ask me.

They trade blows. Just grab another 460, you're much better off.
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/314?vs=305
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ipwnnubletz;12989891 
480 is nowhere close to 5970. The 5970 is a dual GPU card (2 x Cypress GPU's of 5870 performance). .

I thought it was closer to Crossfire 5850's?
From all the results I remember seeing it is anyways.

A well overclocked GTX 480 with the latest drivers can give a 5970 a runs for its money. A GTX 580 can straight up dance with a 5970 and the 570 with a little overclock is at stock 580 performance.

I got nothing against a 5970 is a badass chip but its not the monster it used to be compared to the latest generation.
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