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post #21 of 37
6950 without a doubt. It will have better dx 11 performance with the coming drivers and also the vram is going to make a huge difference in future titles. 1GB is not enough to be future proof. I have my 6950 unlocked with a 6970 nios with the 11.4 preview drivers and this thing screams.
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post #22 of 37
I don't know where you guys are getting your info from, but a 1ghz gigabyte 560 ti SOC beats the pants off both the 6950[70] and the 6970, not to mention it runs cooler and quieter.

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post #23 of 37
bear in mind that u r comparing 560ti soc (1000 core clock) with non oc 6950. yet you can see the fps difference is 3~5fps in most benchmark. so basically who win?
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bear in mind that u r comparing 560ti soc (1000 core clock) with non oc 6950. yet you can see the fps difference is 3~5fps in most benchmark. so basically who win?
OP has 560 1ghz or 6950 unlocked, I was posting the most relevant review...

SoC editions have a better PCB, and it's cheaper with a 3 year warranty.
post #25 of 37
Wow, a lot of people are sleeping on the 560.

http://www.guru3d.com/article/gigaby...-soc-review/10

At 1GHz it can compete with a stock 6970, and even beats it a few times.
post #26 of 37
i guess the 6950 doesn't OC. oh wait, it does.
post #27 of 37
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i guess the 6950 doesn't OC. oh wait, it does.
Doesn't it have to in order to match a stock 6970 (after the unlock that is)?
post #28 of 37
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i guess the 6950 doesn't OC. oh wait, it does.
Not everyone can OC/watercool a Video card, out of the box, under warranty, cheaper, cooler and quieter... 560ti SoC is the winner in those respects
post #29 of 37
One thing to note is that AMD has made leaps and strides in performance in their 11.4 drivers, so the benchmark comparisons really do not due the 69xx series justice. I actually get 5-10fps better in every game I play almost across the board.
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post #30 of 37
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Not everyone can OC/watercool a Video card, out of the box, under warranty, cheaper, cooler and quieter... 560ti SoC is the winner in those respects
Uh...actually quite the contrary. I easily got my 6950 unlocked and overclocked to 1ghz on air. I'm sure the 6970 will easily beat the 560 at those clocks and totally deatroy it at higher resolutions.
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