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My friend is having to deside which high end card should he get.
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He doesn't have the budget for a dual gpu card
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What's his budget? We need to know details before we can provide information.
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Amd 6990.
     
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Let the battle begin!
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post #6 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by seehey View Post
My friend is having to deside which high end card should he get.
Google is your freind!!
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post #7 of 25
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He has about 5oo$ to spend on a gpu
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post #8 of 25
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he is torn between the 580 and 6970
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post #9 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by DorkSterr View Post
Amd 6990.
He said, "He does not have the Budget for a Dual GPU card"

The best high end card is from nVidia, The GTX580 or the GTX570, Use this for relative performance comparison

GTX580 vs HD6970: http://www.hwcompare.com/9154/geforc...adeon-hd-6970/

GTX570 vs HD6950: http://www.hwcompare.com/9022/geforc...adeon-hd-6950/

GTX560Ti vs HD6870: http://www.hwcompare.com/8890/geforc...adeon-hd-6870/
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6950 Crossfire / 560Ti SLI .
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