Quote:Originally Posted by Alatar What?
a 5870 was $400
a 480 was $500
The 480 at launch performed 5-10% better than the 5870 and after a few months of drivers the difference was around 15%+. Two 5870s also definitely ate more...
"About to hit buy on a 5970, for £205, any second thoughts?"
Yes close the page, open up a new page go to google, type HD 7950, search by lowest price and think about buying that instead. Here's why,
For those who like to try out different bioses, this is the best one I have found so far. Turbo GHz bios, clocks are 1100 / 1500, my non ref Powercolor dual fan card absolutely flies with this bios and runs nice and cool.
The Intel G2120 is a much better CPU, tbh it'll probably be better than all the Phenom II and Bulldozer chips, probably even better than the upcoming Piledriver chips and it's Intel Budget CPU .
Go for the G2120, great little CPU !