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post #21 of 25
Tell him to get the MSI Twin Frost GTX 580.

I had a 6970 for a while and it was great. If I were to be buying a card right now I'd get the twin frost gtx 580 though. But I'm tiding myself over until later this year.
    
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2 HD6950's [unlocked] IS the best deal for your money.

or

Go with a GTX580 and save up for a second one for best performace
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don't get a 560/570/590 nvidia went cheap on the VRM's so the cards are being killed. i would get a radeon 6970.
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Buy a pair of 6950. Unlock them, and totally rape any single 580 out there. No comparison possible.

/Win /Thread.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Levesque View Post
Buy a pair of 6950. Unlock them, and totally rape any single 580 out there. No comparison possible.

/Win /Thread.
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he does't want to get 560 sli for some reasone
Yeah two AMD 6950's is better performance and so is two GTX 560's for even a bit less. But the OP dosen't want SLI or Crossfire.

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Originally Posted by seehey View Post
He doesn't have the budget for a dual gpu card
Nor can he afford a single dual GPU. So I won't make that suggestion.

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Originally Posted by philhalo66 View Post
don't get a 560/570/590 nvidia went cheap on the VRM's so the cards are being killed. i would get a radeon 6970.
Ok let's say VRM not being high qaulity on some manufacturer's pcb's. The OP asked between the GTX 580 and AMD 6970. Didn't mention 560/570/590. So point is moot. The GTX 580 dosen't have this problem what so ever.

Therefore the truth of the matter is for 'SINGLE' gpu solution one GTX 580 "rapes" the rest.
     
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