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For the price of a 560 you can get a 6950 2gb and just unlock it.
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6950.... if you can get the 1gb if worried about price but even then it owns both of those cards.
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The 560 has had performance improvements in drivers too so...

As some have already asked, why a 6870 and not 6950?

I'd take a 560 over a 6870 anyday. A 560 OC'd around 1000MHz core is a beast. A 560 and a 6950 are quite similar. Either one will be great.
    
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Get w/e card has over 1GB VRAM, if no brand out there has that option for those models, get a GTX470 1280MB for $260 w/ limited lifetime warranty from EVGA. Quite possibly all games (havent tested everything out there) that will push that card below playable framerates will use up over 1GB of VRAM and as a result your fps will be noticeably impacted.
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The 560 has had performance improvements in drivers too so...

As some have already asked, why a 6870 and not 6950?

I'd take a 560 over a 6870 anyday. A 560 OC'd around 1000MHz core is a beast. A 560 and a 6950 are quite similar. Either one will be great.
I wont be gaming at a high res, i only have a 1600x900 monitor,so I assume even a 560 Ti is overkill.
I just went for the Gigabyte GV-N560OC with a factory OC @ 900Mhz. Hopefully it doesn't die on me like some of the reviews state on the newegg site.
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