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I have been looking around for a graphics card (Reference HD5870) and i managed to come across this LINK and i wondered why it is so cheap!

Only £127.99 for an XFX HD6870 including 2 games. So why is it so cheap?

And also how much better is the 5870 then the 6870?
post #2 of 10
That price is right good deal and aria is a very good company too so its not a phoney deal so if you got the money go for it!
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Not much: http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/294?vs=290. Get the 6870 man, that's definitely a good deal.
 
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According to AnandTech, the 5870 is slightly better then the 6870 in most dx9/10 games, but for dx11 the 6870 is superior. No surprise, really.

I wonder if the poorer performance is driver related?

It also seems that 6870 crossfire is a really good deal in comparison to two Crossfired 6970's

Think i might purchase another 6870 in the near future.
post #5 of 10
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Thanks for the help guys!

A couple more questions though. Is this the reference card and do i have the option for four monitors with the dual DVI, dual Mini DP and HDMI?
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PS i have dealt with Aria many times and i think they are amazing.

The owner of the company was on secret millionaire as well .
post #7 of 10
I have that card, and yes it's reference. It also does support 4 screens as long as you have DP monitors/Adapters.
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seems like a killer deal.. dang europeans always getting the good dealz
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Originally Posted by bob808 View Post
seems like a killer deal.. dang europeans always getting the good dealz
usrs? :|

Our products are considerably more expensive than they are in the US to start with, then the government slap on 20% VAT. A great deal over here is normally the RRP in the US.
    
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usrs? :|

Our products are considerably more expensive than they are in the US to start with, then the government slap on 20% VAT. A great deal over here is normally the RRP in the US.
LOL

Thanks for all the help guys, i am going to get that card when ARIA release it!!
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