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. Score 0 iam2thecrowe a c 172 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. Score 0 Related resources 5970 x2 +GTX470??!! - Forum ATI 5970 vs 2x ATI 6970 - Forum ATI 5970 vs. 2 x GTX 470 - Forum ATI 5970 2x (4 GPU) - Forum ATI HD 5970+5870 vs 5970/5870 X2 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer 17seconds a c 620 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... Score 0 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?? Score 0 iam2thecrowe a c 172 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%... Score 0 Best solution iam2thecrowe a c 172 U Graphics card October 3, 2010 6:41:14 AM ...you think maybe 2 cartons in SLI would be better?? Share Mousemonkey a c 272 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" Score 0 Cs342 October 3, 2010 12:16:49 PM nVidia is the way to go at the monent, get the 470s Score 0 galta October 3, 2010 12:27:55 PM Best answer selected by galta. Score 0 Mousemonkey a c 272 U Graphics card October 3, 2010 12:39:19 PM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Gtx295 X2 vs ATI 5970?? Forum Antec CP-850 850W PSU for 2 x ATI 5970 Forum Please help. what is better to get GTX 480, HD 5970 B.E; 2 GTX470 SLI Forum SolvedSapphire Radeon R9 280X 3GB vs x2 XFX Radeon HD 5970 Black Edition 2 GB Forum SolvedGigabyte Z87X-OC and 4 x ATI 5970s won't boot. Forum SolvedSidestep from Radeon HD 5970 (2x1GB VRAM) to Radeon HD 7870 2 GB VRAM Forum Solved4X ATI 5970 Forum SolvedATI 5970 and Phenom ii x4 965 Build -- Less than $1500 Forum Gigabyte z87X-OC doesn't work with 4 ATI 5970 Forum SolvedProblem with Overclock 2X5970 !!! HELP PLEASE Forum 2x5970 vs r9 280 x Forum Upgrading ATI Radeon HD 5970 to GIGABYTE N670OC-2GD, worth it? Forum Solved850 Watt PSU enogh? 2 x XFX 5970 BR Forum Solved2X5970 and a 4XPCIe card Forum Solved3x HD 6970 VS. 2x HD 5970 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 !