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6990 or should i buy another 6970?

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With tax money on its way back, I was wondering what your thoughts where on either buying another 6970, or going a head and getting a 6990? My wifes gtx260 needs to be replaced , but she only plays games like l4d,l4d2, killing floor, and things like. So the 260 would be fine to keep for a lil while longer giving what games she plays. But if i got the 6990, i could just replace her 260 with the 6970 (she could careless about the card, im just trying add some future life to her rig). I am so torn on what to do. what do you guys think?
Edited by kfxsti - 4/12/11 at 6:47am
post #2 of 63
I would cross fire the 6970.
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post #3 of 63
tri-fire 6990+6970.
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Another 6970.
     
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post #5 of 63
Dont see how you will also benefit much with you current CPU unless you are kicking 1600p resolution or 3 monitor setup. Upgrade CPU first. Also your wife does not need more then GTX260
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post #6 of 63
Get the 6970, 2x6970=6990.
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post #7 of 63
Quote:
Originally Posted by FLCLimax View Post
tri-fire 6990+6970.
is that possible?
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is that possible?
Yes.
     
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3 monitors will be coming in the next few months. And as for my cpu, im just waiting to see what bulldozer does. If it performs well, then my current mobo setup will go into my wifes rig replacing her am2+ phenom 940, and msi k9n2 plat helping her a lil more.
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will the 6990 bottleneck?
I am concerned about it because I'm planning to get a 6990 or 2 6970s?
   
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