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Get a 6950 2 gb, it can MAX CRYSIS 2!!!
Oh wait, I guess that doesn't mean anything, since it can be maxed on a commodore.

6950's are great, according to a thread on TPU I think, there's a 96% success rate for unlocking the card. Just make sure it's a 2 gb.
    
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Originally Posted by PcKiller View Post
I love my Galaxy GTX 580 with the Arctic Accelero Xtreme Cooler. Keeps the temps real low at idle and full load.
Unfortunately that's a wee bit out of my price range. I honestly never expected to even be spending 300 bux on a GPU.
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Like others have said. Just get a HD 6950, best bang for buck right now.
    
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Like others have said. Just get a HD 6950, best bang for buck right now.
This.
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Ok, I guess that will be where I go, was hoping some nvidia fanboy would tell me all kinds of horrible things about how the 6950 would come to life and murder my family. Or didn't have good driver support, either way. But sounds like it's a fine card and worth the buy.

Thanks guys, I think I'll be happy with a nice 6950 then, and savin all kinds of bucks
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Originally Posted by ocpokey View Post
Is a 570 worth it to spend $50 more than a hd 6950 2gb?
Don't let people make decisions for you. Get the information, and make the decisions yourself.

Here are the speed numbers relative to the fastest single GPU available(since you said no SLI/CF), in the resolution you specified:



S'your call.

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Ok, I guess that will be where I go, was hoping some nvidia fanboy would tell me all kinds of horrible things about how the 6950 would come to life and murder my family. Or didn't have good driver support
Oh, why didn't you say so! Greens drivers are way better. PhysX/CUDA/Tessellation rendering has tremendous upside. And there's always that chance your next favorite game will be TWIMTBP.

All the fanboyism you could want in three simple sentences
Edited by Celeras - 4/5/11 at 1:32am
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