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Ok, I have long been awaiting skyrim and I want to play this game full out when I get it. It looks like it is going to be amazing. Anyways now I am trying to figure out what I should do... CF my current 6850? Or sell my 6850 and buy something else with more power, and go for a single card solution. So start suggesting. Do realize that 6850's are 179 on newegg, but I would try to get one used, if you suggest I sell it tell me the price I should sell it for and what will be my final cost to me after it is sold and I buy the new one.... OCN Activate.
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I guess the game will have some sort of CF issues when it gets out, and will take a while for either the devs or AMD to issue an update fixing that... I'd suggest selling the 6850 and getting a 580 or something
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Thing is I don't know if that will be in my budget.. how are the 570's I have had my eyes on those... give me a suggestion. I didn't even think of the CF issues on release. Thats so true.

How much could I get for my 6850?
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Thing is I don't know if that will be in my budget.. how are the 570's I have had my eyes on those... give me a suggestion. I didn't even think of the CF issues on release. Thats so true.

How much could I get for my 6850?
I have no idea. And 570 should be quite decent, actually I saw a 560 overclocked beyond the performance of stock 580, so you might consider that as well
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Awesome, you you think 140 is too much to ask? That would make a used 570 more affordable... I could spend 140+180.. so $320.. what do you think I could get for that?
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evga's b stock sale: http://www.evga.com/products/prodlist.asp?switch=20
you can get the 570 for $250 free shipping
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How much could I sell my 6850 for? 140? Then it would cost me $110 to upgrade to a 570!!
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