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Also depends on what future games you intend to play. Battlefield 3 for example will probably be out before the next gen and if you want that on max settings im not sure how a 5870 will hold out.
yeah..i would like to play battelfield 3, mass effect 3 in max settings..when i was on 4850, ive to be on mid settings just to get playable fps
 
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yeah..i would like to play battelfield 3, mass effect 3 in max settings..when i was on 4850, ive to be on mid settings just to get playable fps
Best thing i think to do is wait for the official BF3 system requirements and then decide whether to upgrade or wait til next gen. Thats what im gonna do. Dont rush into upgrading and then find the 5870 could handle it and then regret not getting the next gen of cards. The 5870 is a great card still
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post #23 of 36
6970 would only yield a little better fps.. You better just get a gtx 580 used for $400.
    
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6970 would only yield a little better fps.. You better just get a gtx 580 used for $400.
i would settle for amd
 
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post #25 of 36
I have a 4850. What would be a big difference upgrade. Want it to play BF3
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post #26 of 36
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huge upgrade dude..was on xfx 4850..got a used 5870...worth the upgrade..not forgetting its getting cheaper..
 
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post #27 of 36
nice necro dude. make your own thread.
edit, double necro...
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post #28 of 36
Even an overclocked HD6950 would do the trick. I had 5870s xfire in old rig. I have a 570 in other rig and recently got a 6950. I am extremely pleased with my 6950, good overclocker, lovely temps, very quiet and will max out warhead and still be playable. My 5870 certainly could not do that.
post #29 of 36
My friend still uses a 5870 and he said Caspian border for BF3 played perfect for him on high settings.
post #30 of 36
WTB a 5870 when you gusy are finished with one please! Pref with a better than stock cooler.
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