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The Sapphire 5830 is only $100 on NewEgg with a Promo code so it got my attentions.

I currently have a 5770 which I could sell for like $80 or so. Then I only need $20 to get the 5830. Is it worth it? How much is the performance gain?
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TBH it isn't gonna be a big upgrade. Save up and get a substantial upgrade.
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its almost 1.5 times faster than the 5770. save up for a faster card
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The differences in performance will be minimal. Save up and get a better card!
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How about if I upgrade to an XFX 6870 which is only $172.00 AR on Amazon? Worth the upgrade?
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How about if I upgrade to an XFX 6870 which is only $172.00 AR on Amazon? Worth the upgrade?


That would be a better upgrade.
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How about if I upgrade to an XFX 6870 which is only $172.00 AR on Amazon? Worth the upgrade?
Better choice IMO.
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That would be a better upgrade.
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Not worth the hassle. Go for the 6870 or up
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