Originally Posted by Redeemed
Anyhow- for the price you just can't go wrong. The 6970 will be soundly faster than the GTX570 in most games, likely receiving a performance boost with official drivers once those are available. Since they're the same price the 6970 is the only logical choice... it is faster than the 570.
The reviews that I've seen so far have the 570 ahead in some games and 6970 ahead in others with most cases showing only a couple of frames per second difference between the 2.