Closed ATI 5970 or 2 x GTX470 Tags: Graphics Cards Performance Heat ATI Graphics Last response: October 3, 2010 12:39 PM in Graphics & Displays Share galta October 2, 2010 10:51:29 PM Hi, In terms of performance and heat, how should I go: 2 x GTX 470 or a single 5970? I don't care about Eyefinity, 3D. Thanks, Galta More about : ati 5970 gtx470 Twoboxer a b U Graphics card October 2, 2010 11:22:38 PM 2x470, significantly. Example: http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum/hardware-canucks-reviews/30999-nvidia-geforce-gtx-470-sli-review-18.html But check heat and noise before you buy - if they matter to you. iam2thecrowe a c 169 U Graphics card October 2, 2010 11:41:34 PM get 2 x gtx 460's, then with the money you have saved, buy some games and a carton of beer. Related resources 5970 x2 + GTX470 ??!! - Forum Please help. what is better to get GTX 480, HD 5970 B.E; 2 GTX470 SLI - Forum Quick question: i7 970 + gtx470 or i7 930 + 5970 ? - Forum ATI 5970 vs. 2 x GTX 470 - Forum HD5770 x2 or GTX470 ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer 17seconds a c 539 U Graphics card October 3, 2010 3:19:52 AM 2x GTX470 will outperform the 5970. The heat will be more, but you won't notice it unless you plan on sticking your face in the exhaust on the back of your case. Guru3d.com has an article showing that the reference GTX470 noise levels are quieter than the MSI GTX460 Cyclone, 42dB at load vs. 43dB. http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforce-gtx-470-480-revie... http://www.guru3d.com/article/msi-geforce-gtx-460-cyclo... The Gigabyte GTX470 Superoverclock version is one of the best out there: http://www.guru3d.com/article/gigabyte-geforce-gtx-470-... http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gv-n470SO-13I-super... ct1615 a c 235 U Graphics card October 3, 2010 3:23:18 AM iam2thecrowe said:get 2 x gtx 460's, then with the money you have saved, buy some games and a carton of beer. carton?? iam2thecrowe a c 169 U Graphics card October 3, 2010 6:39:41 AM yeah, carton...you know the box they pack 24x375ml beers into. In Australia we call it a carton.... http://www.ebottleo.com.au/images/Coopers%20Pale%20Ale%... Best solution iam2thecrowe a c 169 U Graphics card October 3, 2010 6:41:14 AM Share ...you think maybe 2 cartons in SLI would be better?? Mousemonkey a c 271 U Graphics card October 3, 2010 10:37:55 AM iam2thecrowe said:yeah, carton...you know the box they pack 24x375ml beers into. In Australia we call it a carton.... http://www.ebottleo.com.au/images/Coopers%20Pale%20Ale%... Australian is an ancient Celtic word meaning "Those what can't speak proper" Cs342 October 3, 2010 12:16:49 PM nVidia is the way to go at the monent, get the 470s galta October 3, 2010 12:27:55 PM Best answer selected by galta. Mousemonkey a c 271 U Graphics card October 3, 2010 12:39:19 PM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Ati 5970 vs nvidia 480 Forum ATI 5970 or 5870? Forum 5970x2 Forum ATI RADEON HD 5970 ***SHORTAGE*** Forum GTX480 / GTX470 Reviews and Discussion Forum No POST with new video card Forum Ati radeon hd 4330 vs intel gma 4500 mhd Forum ATI HD 5770 doesnt wake up from hybernatetion mode on windows 7 Forum Gigabyte vs Asus - HD 5970 Forum Trifire (5870+5970) vs Quadfire (5970+5970) Forum Changing Resolution Manually on ATI catalyst Forum Is My ATI good enough Forum Can't get PhysX to work on GTX470 Forum How to find the better ATI grpahic cards as per its number Forum [Solved] Hangs during install/uninstall ATI Catalyst Driver Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !