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Old 02-24-11, 02:19 PM   #36
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Default Re: 6970 or 560....

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Originally Posted by Rollo View Post
The comparison isn't exactly fair though, because you're comparing NVIDIA's 2nd or 3rd place GPU* (GTX480) to AMDs fastest GPU that launched 8 or 9 months later.
I know, just explaining when two HD6970's are (slightly) faster then two GTX480's, they easily end up faster then two GTX560's and why I changed my GTX480's, who served me well, because of the noise. They are damn fine GPU's and the flexibility of SLI- and AA-profiles is a big mis.
I also think it's not fair to compare a GTX560 to a HD6970

But crossfire has improved a lot as far as scaling is conserned, and profiles are more regulary updated now. Also for the geeks there are some possibilitys to get better scaling and forced AA.
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