Re: Vid Card help.
Overall the 5870 is a better card so if you can afford it, get that. The gtx 470 comes closer to the 5870 when heavily overclocked which will produce a lot of heat, unless you have water or decent aftermarket you'll be limited by temps. The gtx 470 is better some of the newer games featuring tessellation like just cause 2 and some other nvidia games like farcry. having said that ATi cards have its advantaged games a well. The only advantages of the gtx 470 over the 5870 is CUDA+ and tessellation really, otherwise the 5870 is better.
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