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2x HD 5970 or 2x 295 GTX

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March 12, 2010 12:15:36 AM

Im thinking of buying The

2x Sapphire HD 5970 2GB

or

2x 295 GTX 1.8 GB

:lol:  I got like $2000 from the lunar new year (im half chinese) :lol: 

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March 12, 2010 12:24:16 AM

2x Sapphire HD 5970 2GB Better choice hands down no DirectX11 on the GTX 295s so eithier wait another couple weeks for the new DX11 nvidia cards or go with the 5970s. But even still the 5970s are still the best bet.
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March 12, 2010 12:37:49 AM

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I recommend waiting for the new Nvidia GPU's to release. They should beat the ATI 5970 and drive down the cost of them, which is a good thing :) 
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March 12, 2010 1:18:19 AM

tecmo34 said:
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I recommend waiting for the new Nvidia GPU's to release. They should beat the ATI 5970 and drive down the cost of them, which is a good thing :) 

They might drive down the price a bit, but all current indications are that they won't beat the 5970.
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March 12, 2010 1:31:19 AM

cjl said:
They might drive down the price a bit, but all current indications are that they won't beat the 5970.

For Nvidia's sake, I would hope that isn't the case. If they release their DX11 cards six months later and don't perform better, they better go for the budget market as ATI just won full share of the highend. I've been personally waiting to see the cost & performance of the GTX 470 to see if worth the upgrade. I may have to make the switch to ATI at that point :( 
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