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Quote:
Originally Posted by liamstears;13624631 
A vtx 1gb 6950 is £168 so I could stretch to that
560 too much

I can get reference xfx 5870 for £120

Good deal

But if plan on CFX later on down the road, will that card still be available?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by grunion;13624678 
Good deal

But if plan on CFX later on down the road, will that card still be available?

I am in the same boat for the 470, only fail safe would be 68 series

All I could do is try my best to get a second soon

So would the 5870 be best choice?
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post #13 of 37
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Originally Posted by 182515;13624504 
The XFX PSU's are seasonic re brands, meaning they are among the best.

Nope-seasonic hardware, seasonic design, put together by xfx supplier, big difference and little knowen-why you think they sell them cheaper than a real seasonic-and reveiws are like i said-so so.
    
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post #14 of 37
Quote:
Originally Posted by liamstears;13624775 
I am in the same boat for the 470, only fail safe would be 68 series

All I could do is try my best to get a second soon

So would the 5870 be best choice?


At that price, yes.

But do you need the Cuda capabilities of NV?
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post #15 of 37
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Quote:
Originally Posted by grunion;13624922 
At that price, yes.

But do you need the Cuda capabilities of NV?

What is cuda?

They will be used for gaming multiple games on highest settings :-P

EDIT: had a look and I don't think I will need it, I think I will go with the 5870 unless I have plenty money at the time then might go for the 470

How much improvement do you think I will see with the 5870?
Edited by liamstears - 5/24/11 at 5:57pm
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Originally Posted by fishhawk;13624846 
Nope-seasonic hardware, seasonic design, put together by xfx supplier, big difference and little knowen-why you think they sell them cheaper than a real seasonic-and reveiws are like i said-so so.

I see that you haven't read any good reviews then, most rate then as good or better than the Corsair HX PSU's, which are almost at the same level as Seasonic.
    
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Y u no tolk about 6870?
    
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post #18 of 37
all cards listed are great ones, if you are worried about future-proofing, then go for the 6870 or 560.

btw, I can get my 470s to 850 core (40% increase) on water.
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I've decided it will be a 560 or a 6950 depending what's available at the time and the price but I think if possible I'll go for the 6950 2gb
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post #20 of 37
Saw a deal for a 6950 - 200$ dont remember were though, so if thats your budget do some searching and go for the 6950
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