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Old February 21, 2012, 11:35 PM
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I would normally say go for the 6970, but since you can't sell the 7770 then my vote is for xfire 7770 and sell off the 6970/6770.
Same you always want the lowest number of cards, the more you add the less returns you have.
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Old February 22, 2012, 07:32 AM
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You cant 3 way 6770's they are only two way. So really it is 2x 7770 or one 6970....
Tough call, I have tried crossfire a few times. Gotta say a single card has always felt smoother. If you just look at the framerate teh two cards give better numbers, but the numbers dont always tell the tale.
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Old February 22, 2012, 08:39 AM
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I vote 1 6970, CF 7770's will probably be close to same performance, but use more power, produce way way more heat, and more noise. I have SLI'ed 3 times, and crossfired twice, and I always keep coming back to a single high end card, because that is the quietest, and easiest to keep cool, I couldn't be bothered by the power usage thing I always go overkill on PSU, and power is cheap here.Also, what if another system raper comes out like BF3 that will need 2GB vram or something, with the CF rig your screwed, have to sell and buy again. With one single high end card, your left with option to buy another used one for cheap in the future.
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Old February 22, 2012, 08:49 AM
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Sadly the 6970 is out of the question sold 2 yesterday and giving the last one away tonight:) but I think we will go with the 7770's as they do seem pretty damn nice and my rasa blocks fit on them nice :)
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Sadly the 6970 is out of the question sold 2 yesterday and giving the last one away tonight:) but I think we will go with the 7770's as they do seem pretty damn nice and my rasa blocks fit on them nice :)
:O Ya 7770's without question then because 3way is buggy, hope I win! if I win i'm raffling my EVGA GTX480 !
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yah now I need to decide what other 2 items to give away haha

maybe a 8gb ram kit or 2 and I think I can get some donations for the testing team :D
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Okay so it looks like I got the 2 7770's for the win :)
Now they just have to either be painted or waterblocked haha
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