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post #1 of 12
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So this is like my 3rd topic about gfx cards and i'm still in dilemma(s) !
So which one should I get - Sapphire HD 5830 1GB DDR5
OR - Sapphire HD 4890 1GB DDR5?
What is the difference? Would the 4x series be more hot in temperature ?
Performance differences? Your experiences? Please advise!
The 5830 is the gaming edition , and with it I get COD : MW2 which is pretty cool ... but still would it be a better choice?
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post #2 of 12
The best choice is the 5830 since you gain DirectX 11 support and it will also run cooler and be less hungry and it's also a bit more performant. If you get a free game too, then it's a no brainer IMO.

Also, if your sig rig's PSU is a no-name, you may wan't to upgrade it too with a 450-550W psu
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post #3 of 12
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Yeah the PSU is first to be upgraded before the GFX so it's ok !
So it's better performer than the 4890? If so then there's no dilemma anymore
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post #4 of 12
choose 5830 for DX 11 support~
but buy new 6770 UD will better
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5830
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Gtx 460 or 6850. The 460 OC's like nuts
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post #7 of 12
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No other series please , they're expensive and I don't have a big budget.
So 5830 it is I guess. Just how big the improvement would it be over my 4670 radeon?
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post #8 of 12
It'd be a fair bit faster. I say for 100 bucks it's the best card out there.
    
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post #9 of 12
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100 bucks? jeez i'm getting it for 150 second-hand... Wish I could order it from USA
But i've found another 2 cards that might be interesting??
XFX 5770 1gb ddr5 , or MSI 6770 1gb ddr5 ?
So 5830 or 5770/6770?? I'm not really informed in those gfx cards.. so please advise
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post #10 of 12
5830 is still a decent card. use passmark.com to find out which one is better
    
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