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Originally Posted by Satsukeshi View Post
Should I break my time machine out to take you to the gtx460 release?
The 5770 was a better deal. IIRC.
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Damn, nVidia is really slipping.
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post #43 of 58
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Originally Posted by Coolio831 View Post
OffTopic, anyone see in that review one of the ads for the 5770 had a price tag of $260.
http://www.thenerds.net/POWERCOLOR.P...7701GBD5H.html

Providing great deals since 1997.
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post #44 of 58
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Maybe because AMD is clearly superior.
6950 eats 560 for breakfast, and can also be unlocked to destroy 570 and be very competitive with 580 beating it at high resolutions.
False. Your precious 6950 is far inferior to the 570 and even more so to the gtx 480 from last gen. Want to know whats even more depressing? the 6970 is even inferior to the gtx 480. Shame,I know.

So no, don't even put he gtx 580 in the same discussion as those other cards
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post #45 of 58
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Originally Posted by Heavy MG View Post
Indeed,no GTX460 vs the HD6850,or GTX560 Ti vs. HD6950?
THIS i agree. I was expecting to see that and i think Tom failed to show that.
post #46 of 58
Needs more GTX 460.
post #47 of 58
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Originally Posted by L.Hemsley View Post
False. Your precious 6950 is far inferior to the 570 and even more so to the gtx 480 from last gen. Want to know whats even more depressing? the 6970 is even inferior to the gtx 480. Shame,I know.

So no, don't even put he gtx 580 in the same discussion as those other cards
He said, a 6950 is better than 560, and a 6970 is better than 570/480, and some people wanted a 6850 vs 460, so everyone should check this graph.

Techpowerup is not pro amd and it tests like 20games/benchmark apps.
PS. At lower resolution than this nVidia lowers the gap, at higher res AMD increases the gap. So as I stated before, get nVidia for folding/cuda/physx/more mature drivers and AMD for price/performance.
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post #48 of 58
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Originally Posted by Interpolation View Post
The highest bidder..
Tom's has proven this on a few occasions.
Don't you mean the lowest bidder? Seems like in most cases they're just trying to save people money... Last I checked AMD was usually the less expensive pick.

Anyway main reason I grabbed a 560ti was for CUDA & PhysX. I do development work that benefits from it, as well as improved compatibility in programs such as Maya & Max.

Otherwise I may very well have grabbed a AMD solution, especially one of those cards that unlock.
Edited by [\/]Paris - 4/22/11 at 2:14pm
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post #49 of 58
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Originally Posted by SIMPSONATOR View Post
The 5770 was a better deal. IIRC.
No way, you can get GTX 460s $130-$170. They destroy 5770s.
post #50 of 58
No 560ti? Really?
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