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just for gaming, yes,n get rid of your 5770, and get a 68XX series card, or a 69XX series card, then later, when you budget allows, get a second for Xfire!

CPU related, for gaming, running at 3.7GHz is plenty of cpu speed!

XFX HD-687A-ZNFC Radeon HD 6870 1GB = $187.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150506

MSI R6870 Hawk Radeon HD 6870 1GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127560
I hope you are joking. That card is like 5850.
He should sell his 5770 and add that money to the $200 and buy a 6950. At less he is getting a major upgrade. 6950 is better than a 5870.
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'id just get a second 5770.

and the adapter isn't dumb. Buying a second card is dumb (for surround)
Edited by reflex99 - 6/10/11 at 11:49pm
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Nice photo's!
Oh thanks! lol
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Second on selling the 5770 and picking up a 6950.
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I hope you are joking. That card is like 5850.
He should sell his 5770 and add that money to the $200 and buy a 6950. At less he is getting a major upgrade. 6950 is better than a 5870.
No joking, just giving him options within his budget, and if you read my post, I did say
a "69XX series card" also.
Sorry if you think my post is stupid.
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No joking, just giving him options within his budget, and if you read my post, I did say
a "69XX series card" also.
Sorry if you think my post is stupid.
I didn't mean it that way. He has a better option to sell a good card and buy a better card that is it. Which is about 2.5 time more poweriful then the one he has now.
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'id just get a second 5770.

and the adapter isn't dumb. Buying a second card is dumb (for surround)
Thats more what i am leaning too. I can get another 5770 for as low as 60-70 bucks now. Also, the new cards are coming out in like December right? ATI 7000 series? and whatever nvdias thing is?
    
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Im looking at upgrading my GPU... And im wondering if i should Xfire another HD5770 with my current one? or get another card?

Pretty much gaming, i don't fold or anything.

I game at either 1920x1080 OR 3840x1024
I NEED TO RUN THREE MONITORS (I know that you need 2x nVidia's for that)

Probably i will have to go the ATI Route in order to get Eyefinity working ... and i already bought that dumb DP adapter.

Not sure what the best bang for buck card is anymore?
At those resolutions, get another 5770. Any higher and you'll notice some FPS drop.
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Alright... i probably won't really be going higher than that. UNLESS Eyefinity supports PLP then it will be bumped up to 4480x1080 (Or however it works)
    
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If you plan on going higher, then I suggest more VRAM for the 1080p x 3 setup. Selling your 5770 and going with a 2GB 6950 would be better off at this point in time.

But I suggest just getting another 5770 because they scale very well in xfire and are a bang for buck deal. Like you said earlier, the AMD 7000 series and Nvidia 600 series will be out this fall, so spending more on a 6950 would be kind of pointless for what your setup is right now.
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