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Originally Posted by renrenren02;13921309 
aha here is the price
550 $176
6850 $205

Absolutely worth the price difference. Regardless of the resolution you'll be gaming at, though, you could play at such a low resolution the extra performance would just be wasted, assuming you never play anything that could warrant it's usage.

It's up to you, I say go for it and have fun.
 
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Originally Posted by Booty Warrior;13921276 
What resolution do you play at? What kinds of games do you play? How important are "eye candy" settings to you? What's the price difference between the two?

In general, the 550 ti is almost never a good choice.


haha high settings is a must .
post #13 of 32
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Originally Posted by Ascii Aficionado;13921348 
Absolutely worth the price difference. Regardless of the resolution you'll be gaming at, though, you could play at such a low resolution the extra performance would just be wasted, assuming you never play anything that could warrant it's usage.

It's up to you, I say go for it and have fun.

so your saying that i buy the 6850?
post #14 of 32
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wait ! 6850 is only pcie v1?
post #15 of 32
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Originally Posted by renrenren02;13921358 
so your saying that i buy the 6850?

Yes.
 
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6850 is the better card. Are those your only two options?
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wait ! 6850 is only pcie v1?

PCI-E 1 or 2 doesn't matter, there's no discernible difference in performance concerning the bandwidth of the bus.
 
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post #18 of 32
are these cards even in the same price range?
6850 is clearly a better card
post #19 of 32
The 6850 is so much faster than the 550 ti.

I would recommend the 6790 if you can find it, often overlooked but has great price/performance.
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post #20 of 32
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Riou;13921370 
6850 is the better card. Are those your only two options?

hmm if u had something in mind . u can recommend me some other cards
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