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I would say the 6950 2gb
That would be the biggest upgrade considering you have the u2410 & that resolution
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ok after looking at pricing what would be better in terms of power a 6950 2gb or a 5870b 1gb? please explain your points guys thanks!
    
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post #13 of 17
I would get the 6950 2gb over the 5870. Two reasons why:
  • Extra VRAM will help in certain situations at 1920 x 1200
  • 6950 will benefit from new AMD drivers such as 11.4
In terms of performance, I believe you'll get more out of the 6950 2GB
Edited by jummies - 5/1/11 at 7:16pm
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I would get the 6950 2gb over the 5870. Two reasons why,
[*]Extra VRAM will help in certain situations at 1920 x 1200[*]6950 will benefit from new amd drivers such as 11.4

In terms of performance, I believe you'll get more out of the 6950 2GB
Also to add onto this post, the new AMD cards are better at tesselation than the previous generation cards were.
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is there any real difference between a 1GB card and a 2 GB card if i dont plan on using eyefinty? or should i just get the 2GB cause of my res?
    
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post #16 of 17
even at that resolution, you should still go with 2gb over 1gb
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i still dont get the difference between a 2GB version and a 1GB version, how big of a difference are we talking about?? is it like a small amount that wont be seen or something that will be noticeable like a 10+ FPS increase in most modern games
    
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