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post #11 of 25
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Originally Posted by robwadeson;13342828 
crossfire low-end cards don't give very good results, you'd better just save and buy a good mid-range card.

well what about mid range crossfire? how much will a mid range card cost me that i can cross fire in the future?
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post #12 of 25
get one 5850 its about $140 and get another one when u need to in a year or two.
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140dollar, I cant even find one cheaper than 160pound :S
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post #14 of 25
Check out these two, I'd recommend the 5770 if you can stretch to it.

HD5670 1gb
HD5770 1gb

Both will blow your current card out of the water.
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post #15 of 25
As good as two cards look compared to a single one doesn't a low budget card crossfire cause more problems than it solves? I personally would rather have a single $250 card than two $125 cards, no matter the FPS, and temperature and noise charts and driver issue reports seem to be on my side.
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If i'm going to buy a hd5670, what type of brand to i get? i mean theirs asus, msi, xfx saphire and many more i think? are their any difference?
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post #17 of 25
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Originally Posted by Thegodlynub;13351728 
If i'm going to buy a hd5670, what type of brand to i get? i mean theirs asus, msi, xfx saphire and many more i think? are their any difference?

well .. there probaly is.

In your case - go for the cheapest, not really a highend card anyway, so you wouldnt notice thepossible difference I guess.

And what manufactor to go with? .. Some would say on thing, others would say another.

My suggestion: in this case: the cheapest.

But Still I dont think its worth doing thaat upgrade really ..
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post #18 of 25
i'd reccomend a used 4 series, much more power, just without dx11,

at that price, it will still destroy your 5450, and you would have left over money to upgrade your appauling psu...

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/240998

that will power one 4870 and your sig rig fine, maybe a second in xfire but im not sure, either way its a good bargain and will be a worthwhile upgrade over your CIT which im pretty sure is from ebuyer aswell as i have 750w cit from my first build when i knew nothing haha, good luck smile.gif
    
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post #20 of 25
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I can get HD5670 for 10pound more and brand new with warranty, so i'll pass on that thanks.
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