Then when it came to power consumption the Radeon HD 6970 and GeForce GTX 570 were again very much the same, as they demonstrated a similar level of operating efficiency. Therefore the battle between the Radeon HD 6970 and GeForce GTX 570 is going to be close-fought.
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