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Depends on the price, myself I wouldn't pay more than $350 for a 5970.
If you're paying that much or more, then look at the 570 and 6970.
Would that be a used price? That would be awesome to get a 5970 for that much.
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My vote would be for another 460 and if you were willing to buy a 5970 then why don't you upgrade your processor?

You could get yourself a Sandy Bridge setup and another 460 for the price of the 5970.
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Depends on the price, myself I wouldn't pay more than $350 for a 5970.
If you're paying that much or more, then look at the 570 and 6970.
is for another rig
i5 760 8gb ddr3 n a 460, ssd ect but yeah

5970 = $370 - $400 2nd hand.
460 = $150ish new


im upgrading my rig soonish hopfully haha, im broke

ALSO: im in australia haha, bit more expensive ova here
    
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post #23 of 35
I'd say grab another GTX 460. It's performance is fairly close to a HD 5970.

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/297?vs=314
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Would that be a used price? That would be awesome to get a 5970 for that much.
Yeah used, I would assume he's looking at a used one.

There's no reason to buy a new one at full retail.
They still go for $600+, yeah?
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post #25 of 35
5970 > GTX 460 SLI >= GTX 580 > GTX 570

Since you've got a 460 though, a 2nd one would be the most cost efficient upgrade.
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Yeah used, I would assume he's looking at a used one.

There's no reason to buy a new one at full retail.
They still go for $600+, yeah?
Most likely. (If you can find one).
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Yeah used, I would assume he's looking at a used one.

There's no reason to buy a new one at full retail.
They still go for $600+, yeah?
Exactly right, cheapest I can find is mid-600's.
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post #28 of 35
honestlsy i'd go with the 570, better tessellation performance and a chance to sli later on.

plus you don't have to worry about the crap drivers that amd poops out every week and a half, and thats coming from someone who has an amd card...
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post #29 of 35
$370-400 definitely go 6950, 6970, or 570.
Unlockable 6950 would be my choice, then the 570.
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post #30 of 35
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$370-400 definitely go 6950, 6970, or 570.
Unlockable 6950 would be my choice, then the 570.
SLI 460s still edge all single gpu cards available atm. Since he already has one, why not just SLi it?
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