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Which card would you choose, and why?

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#1
Hy there folks.

I have the chance to change my GTX460 1Gb Hawk for one of the cards:
HD5870 1Gb
HD5970 2Gb(i have the CM 690II Advanced case, so the only way i can run this is in the second pci-ex slot, if at all(not sure))
GTX 560ti 1Gb

Which card would you choose, and why?
I did read W1zzards reviews here, but cant make up my mind, so would like to hear your opinions.

Thanks:toast:
 

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HD 5970 because it's the fastest.
 
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Again 5970.
 

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4th 5970 for same reason
 
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you sir must aquire said 5970 and reach dizzying height of blissful fps this is the only choice if it doesnt fit remove the components from the case...

HD5970 FTW
 
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#7
Thanks guys, was thinking the same thing. Just wanted to hear some opinions about it. So i will just have to get the 5970 and mod the case if it doesnt fit.:toast:

Any other thoughts about running the 5970 in the 2nd slot on a p67 board?
 
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Yup, get or borrow a Dremel if necessary.
 
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+1 5970 ftw
 
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You know, you could get the 5970 AND the 5870 and crossfire them. I don't think that 2600k at 4.8 is gonna really bottleneck them. Granted, you won't get the same increase in performance going from 2 GPUs to 3 GPUs as you would going from 1 GPU to 2 GPUs, but you'd still see a gain.
 
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A 2600K at 4.8 Ghz would not bottleneck anything.... Perhaps something like an attempt at using four 6990's or 590's but certainly not the kind of setup he is talking about.
 
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Until last post, 5970
 
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I say the 560ti because I don't want to be the only one who makes foolish purchasing decisions. :D
 

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I say the 560 Ti cos dual GPU solutions = big style headaches.
 

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HD 5970 says this nvidia fanboy, through gritted teeth.
 
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I say the 560 Ti cos dual GPU solutions = big style headaches.
whats a Pc w/o something to attend too :p seriously tho, 5970 hands down, drivers are more mature for that card now and it shouldnt have probs with anything
 

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I just read this:

(i have the CM 690II Advanced case, so the only way i can run this is in the second pci-ex slot, if at all(not sure))
Dude, if someone gave me a choice between GTX 560 Ti and HD 5970 and my case didn't permit HD 5970, I'd still pick HD 5970 and run my whole system on a fu****g pizza box!
 

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5970.

I had to make mine fit! :laugh:

 
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I think i might have read that it does fit if you take out the harddrive slots. (which apparently are removable)
It was a bit of a hot topic at the time.
 
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5970 For sure