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Crossfire 5770's or a 6950?

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No, I won't be flashing, unlocking, or overclocking any of these cards.

Which one has better performance?
Edited by ComradeNF - 4/19/11 at 7:57am
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Get Twin Frozr III 6950 2GB and unlock it to the 6970.
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Get a 6950 because single card solution always give you a way to upgrade later (CF). Also 6950 is new tech so it has all driver support now, better re-sell value and all the new features.
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Heres a chart you can start out with.

http://www.hwcompare.com/6134/radeon-hd-5770-vs-radeon-hd-6950/

Compares both cards.
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get the HD 6950 2gb for some single card solution goodness and less heat, it will also set you up in the future for CFX with another 6950 2gb if you feel the need for more performance.
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Originally Posted by VinhDiezel;13188269 
get the HD 6950 2gb for some single card solution goodness and less heat, it will also set you up in the future for CFX with another 6950 2gb if you feel the need for more performance.
This, 5770 put out a lot of heat together.
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From what I understand, crossfire 5770s are slightly less powerful than the 6950. I would definitely go for a more powerful single card solution. I am looking at selling 5770s as well and jumping on the 6950.

I do love my 5770s. Running at 1000/1400 they fly in everything. But certain games (mostly console ports) have crappier crossfire support or none at all. Games like Hot Pursuit and Shift ran better with one card disabled.
   
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Quote:
Originally Posted by VinhDiezel;13188269 
get the HD 6950 2gb for some single card solution goodness and less heat, it will also set you up in the future for CFX with another 6950 2gb if you feel the need for more performance.

Thanks everyone. Also, does anyone know how much ASUS CuCore 5770's sell for? I will sell it once I get my 6950 so a price range would be nice to know smile.gif

Do people still buy them?
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