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hd 6870 vs gtx 470

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February 16, 2014 4:19:35 PM

Sup. I have a little question that would love to be answered. So if i could get the 6870 for 78 bucks or the gtx 470 for 62 bucks wich one should i go for? Gaming only pretty much. :) 

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February 16, 2014 8:47:18 PM

Depending on the games you play and the resolution of your monitor, they pretty much trade punches as to frame rate: http://www.anandtech.com/bench/product/519?vs=540
Power Supply-wise, the 470 is a 215W card, while the 6870 is only 151W. So the AMD would have the edge there if you have a low end PSU. http://www.hwcompare.com/8627/geforce-gtx-470-vs-radeon...
They both need 2 x 6 pin connectors, so be sure you have enough PSU for whichever you choose.
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