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Old 08-12-2011, 03:12 AM   #1
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Question ok, 6870 tri vs 6950 2gb tri vs 580 3gb

6870 (only 2 way compatable) not an option any longer
a 6950 2gb for $200-220
a 580 3gb for $610-650
so roughly around same price.
which would get he best fps at say 3000 x 1000 resolution.
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Well the GTX 580 is not around the same price and I think it would be better than the 3 choice you have.
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no i would either do a single 580 3gb vs tri cf 6970, im taking out the 6870 they lose against 6950's and cost the same.
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Default Re: ok, 6870 tri vs 6950 2gb tri vs 580 3gb

The tri 6970s would sometimes dramatically improve performance over 1 of them, and sometimes even lower performance, so I suggest you go with the 580 for more stable performance.
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Old 08-14-2011, 01:18 AM   #6
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oh, really? yea but the 6xxx series scales very well and you can get up to %200 on two cards. which would be much better than a single higher end card. but really i just want the best performance. and for rendering blender and 3d rendering programs.
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mostly doing blender and games and to watch movies thats about it really.
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im getting the card/cards at christmas i will have around say $900
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