Im stuck with the decision between a 6870 and 6950.
Because im in australia, prices are high.
I can get a 6870 for $200 and a 1gb 6950 for $300
Is the extra $100 worth for the extra performance?????
This gpu will be going to my new build with a 1090t, 890fxa-gd70 and 4gb of dominator ram.
Thanks. Games will be running at 1080p.
Some thing to consider (As I've recently been considering the same options; 6870, well 6870 CF or 6950)...
Finding reference 6950's is very difficult now. Finding 6950's that do not have the extra shaders laser cut is very difficult now. Back a few months ago, there was a reasonable guarantee. Now, there really is not. It seems the odds are against getting a 6950 that can be unlocked. Check out the reviews on Newegg, etc for various cards. Not many people are having luck with the latest batches. I would keep this in mind, in making your decision. With that said, I'm not saying not to get a 6950. I'm just saying don't really count on unlocking it to a 6970.