Place your bets, folks, because this one's gonna get ugly
. On your left: a thunderous triad of AMD Radeon HD 6950
cards running in CrossFire
. On your right: the terrorizing threat of triple NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570
in SLI. In the middle: a Tom's Hardware
tester just trying to stay alive. The winner? Well, as usual in these benchmark articles that sort of depends on what you're doing, but in general it's the AMD solution and its CrossFire barrage that comes out on top in terms of performance, cost, and even efficiency. But, that's certainly far from the whole story. You'll want to click on through to read about every agonizing blow.