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Poll Results: Powercolor 6850 or XFX 6850? Don't forget the rest of the post!!!

 
  • 78% (11)
    Powercolor 6850
  • 21% (3)
    XFX 6850 (Dual Fan)
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post #1 of 15
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Hello Everyone,

It is time for me to make an upgrade to my gpu... i was just wondering if i should get a Powercolor 6850 ($110) or XFX 6850 ($145 (Dual Fans))??? Please answer this REALLY FAST because I need to buy one and the sale for both of them is only on for one more day!!!

Also please check this over for me (yes I am new to all of this)

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Mother Board = ASUS Crosshair V Formula AM3+
Power Supply = Thermaltake TR2 RX 650W
Memory = Kingston HyperX 4GB
Case = Coolermaster CM 690 Advanced II

In feature I WILL be upgrading to crossfire so will everything work???

Thanks for you time....

Cant wait to hear back from everyone
    
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Get the cheaper one!
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post #3 of 15
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Originally Posted by golfergolfer View Post
Hello Everyone,

It is time for me to make an upgrade to my gpu... i was just wondering if i should get a Powercolor 6850 ($110) or XFX 6850 ($145 (Dual Fans))??? Please answer this REALLY FAST because I need to buy one and the sale for both of them is only on for one more day!!!

Also please check this over for me (yes I am new to all of this)

CPU = Phenom II X6 1055T
CPU COOLING = Corsair H50
Mother Board = ASUS Crosshair V Formula AM3+
Power Supply = Thermaltake TR2 RX 650W
Memory = Kingston HyperX 4GB
Case = Coolermaster CM 690 Advanced II

In feature I WILL be upgrading to crossfire so will everything work???

Thanks for you time....

Cant wait to hear back from everyone



Just make sure you're not getting a 6850 from XFX that you cannot overvolt for OC. I had a XFX 6850ZNFC last time and that crap you cannot overvolt then I RMA'd my 6850 lucky they replaced with the one that has a CHiL chip.
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post #4 of 15
o.o where are they so cheap at?
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post #5 of 15
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from NCIX they are on sale with a mail in rebate...

thanks for the answers so far but i need more please and how about the entire system!!! will it all work!!!!!
    
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Get PC. They are better brand then XFX and have much better custom cards in terms of quality.
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post #7 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by golfergolfer View Post
from NCIX they are on sale with a mail in rebate...

thanks for the answers so far but i need more please and how about the entire system!!! will it all work!!!!!
There's not much difference between cards, so get the cheaper one.
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post #8 of 15
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ok so far everyone is saying power color so i will probably get that but what about the rest of the system? how does it sound??? i dont have it yet i am getting some new stuff so please take a look at it and tell me if i will have any conflicts

CPU = Phenom II X6 1055T
CPU COOLING = Corsair H50
Mother Board = ASUS Crosshair V Formula AM3+
Power Supply = Thermaltake TR2 RX 650W
Memory = Kingston HyperX 4GB
Case = Coolermaster CM 690 Advanced II

In feature I WILL be upgrading to crossfire so will everything work???
    
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post #9 of 15
I would not for any reason be buying a new AMD cpu and mb. I'm confused why you'd be spending lots of cash on inferior product? A hush falls on the scene until someone in the distant yells out 2500K!! ARghh!
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Originally Posted by golfergolfer View Post
ok so far everyone is saying power color so i will probably get that but what about the rest of the system? how does it sound??? i dont have it yet i am getting some new stuff so please take a look at it and tell me if i will have any conflicts

CPU = Phenom II X6 1055T
CPU COOLING = Corsair H50
Mother Board = ASUS Crosshair V Formula AM3+
Power Supply = Thermaltake TR2 RX 650W
Memory = Kingston HyperX 4GB
Case = Coolermaster CM 690 Advanced II

In feature I WILL be upgrading to crossfire so will everything work???
Upgrade your ram to this one =) http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0360527
Edited by dhenzjhen - 8/2/11 at 12:28pm
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