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In GPU-z it says ATi Radeon 5800 series, but if i select my GTX 275 it says Nvidia GTX 275? Same thing in windows and basically all other apps that try to name my GFX cards.
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Well, you know it's a 5850...so what's the point?
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I believe the manufacturers implement the names...? I could be wrong though...
    
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Well, you know it's a 5850...so what's the point?
Whats the point of having an I7 930 when you can buy a dell for the same price as ur proc?
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Whats the point of having an I7 930 when you can buy a dell for the same price as ur proc?
What does this have to do with a meaningless name? You're still getting your performance that you paid for.
    
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Whats the point of having an I7 930 when you can buy a dell for the same price as ur proc?
I must admit that was a really bad analogy...:L
    
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Well, you know it's a 5850...so what's the point?
easy preppie-lol
some people are touchy, i pissed off a lot of people by saying that the sticker/badge that came with thier CPU was just a stupid sticker.


-dimwit-

i wondered this myself, for about a minute, then didnt care.
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Well, you know it's a 5850...so what's the point?
perfection. things must be done properly.
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Well, you know it's a 5850...so what's the point?
Whats the point in not having it
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post #10 of 25
isn't it for crossfire reasons since SLI is completely different and tied to the chipset?....

the 5800 series all support each other (5870/5850/5830) in CFX
    
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