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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.
I've got nothing against AMD cards,but are you kidding??!
I chose a GTX 560Ti over a HD6950 because the ones with non-reference coolers cost more,or have crappy components.

The GTX 560Ti wipes the floor with the HD6950 as far as price/performance.

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Quick everyone defend their recent purchase
Fanboy moar?
Edited by Heavy MG - 4/22/11 at 2:47pm
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At $240, there really isn't any competition for this powerful, yet relatively low-priced, graphics card.
Talking about the HD 6950. No GTX 560 mention? Biased much? I think so!
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Talking about the HD 6950. No GTX 560 mention? Biased much? I think so!
My Gigabyte GTX560Ti OC non-reference cost $240 when I bought it.
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post #54 of 58
Quick everyone defend their recent purchase

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Originally Posted by Kvjavs View Post
Yeah, why did they even bother writing an article? They should have made 1 little post "Buy anything AMD/ATI in that price range".
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Originally Posted by Interpolation View Post
The highest bidder..
Tom's has proven this on a few occasions.
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Originally Posted by BKsMassive View Post
why is the GTX590 and HD6990 on the list.

but not the GTX560Ti or GTX550Ti?!!?!?

what is this? MADNESS!!1
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Originally Posted by Lass3 View Post
Strange... My 570 GTX beats my friends 6970 in all games we play and the rest of the systems is pretty much identical.

He even payd more than me.

Trollin' ?
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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
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I've got nothing against AMD cards,but are you kidding??!
I chose a GTX 560Ti over a HD6950 because the ones with non-reference coolers cost more,or have crappy components.

The GTX 560Ti wipes the floor with the HD6950 as far as price/performance.
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Talking about the HD 6950. No GTX 560 mention? Biased much? I think so!


Edited by SlaveOnDope - 4/22/11 at 2:49pm
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Originally Posted by WildEast View Post
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.
Read every other review such aas the vortex one. The 6970 is NOT a better performing card like the 570s at all. In terms of price performance, the 6950 is king.
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No way, you can get GTX 460s $130-$170. They destroy 5770s.
I've proven before, and I'll do it again if I must. A 5770 is a better FPS per $ deal.

FYI, My keyword in my previous post was WAS. I'm referring to the release of the GTX 460 768MB. And the 1GB when it was released. You get more for your money with a 5770.
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post #57 of 58
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Originally Posted by CULLEN View Post
AMD lacks features sucks as Cuda and Physx, in games AMD has the crown since the price/performance is amazing and games, but nVidia has the most powerful single core card on the market (GTX 580).

However I would probably pick AMD over nVidia right now, HD6970 CF performance is ridicules.
Cuda is good for folding, I'll give you that. PhysX? It is a joke. Poor game support (good games that is) and a very inefficient code. Most games that house it are horrifically inefficiently coded. AMD can output better audio and video quality then nvidia...hands down. MOAA is a massive improvement for low end GPUs. You can get 4-8x AA quality for 2x AA performance. Very nice.

Nvidia also as a dual GPU solution, it was garbage. Let alone, AMD has been top-dog for the past 2 generations.

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Talking about the HD 6950. No GTX 560 mention? Biased much? I think so!
Nope. Especially when you can unlock the 6950 to 6970 speeds. And at a mere 230-250 CAD, a beautiful card.

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Originally Posted by SIMPSONATOR View Post
I've proven before, and I'll do it again if I must. A 5770 is a better FPS per $ deal.

FYI, My keyword in my previous post was WAS. I'm referring to the release of the GTX 460 768MB. And the 1GB when it was released. You get more for your money with a 5770.
Honestly, I didn't know what all the hype was about the 5770. When it was released, they dropped the price of the 4870 and 4890 significantly. If anything, the new prices of those cards should have been the best bang for the buck.
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Honestly, I didn't know what all the hype was about the 5770. When it was released, they dropped the price of the 4870 and 4890 significantly. If anything, the new prices of those cards should have been the best bang for the buck.
The 4890 was king. But it was also discontinued. It didn't take long before it ran out of stock.
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