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Gtx 560 vs amd radeon hd 6870

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February 11, 2012 6:38:45 PM

Hello, Wich one is the best for Battlefield 3 ? Im searching since 2 hours and can't find a GOOD answer. I don,t know how many Watts my computer have. (it's not on the Power supply)
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February 11, 2012 6:49:48 PM

The GTX 560 and the Radeon 6870 are both on the same level in the chart linked below so it would come down to the drivers and from the day that the game was released Nvidia has had the better driver compatability for playing the game.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-graphics-car...
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February 11, 2012 7:15:09 PM

I wouldn't decide based upon just one game ...... and Im assuming you mean the 560 Ti

Guru3D uses the following games in their test suite, COD-MW, Bad Company 2, Dirt 2, Far Cry 2, Metro 2033, Dawn of Discovery, Crysis Warhead. Total fps (summing fps in each game @ 1920 x 1200) for the various options in parenthesis (single card / SL or CF) are tabulated below along with their cost in dollars per frame single card - CF or SLI:

$ 170.00 6870 (434/701) $ 0.39 - $ 0.49
$ 220.00 6950 (479/751) $ 0.46 - $ 0.59
$ 240.00 6950 Frozr OC (484/759) $ 0.50 - $ 0.63
$ 205.00 560 Ti (455/792) $ 0.45 - $ 0.52
$ 320.00 6970 (526/825) $ 0.61 - $ 0.78
$ 205.00 560 Ti - 900 Mhz (495/862) $ 0.41 - $ 0.48
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February 17, 2012 11:58:21 PM

Finally, I will take the GTX 560 (non Ti) For 230$ (with taxes) in Canada. And a power supply of 600W for 80$. Thx for the help tought :) 
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