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Try unigine heaven benchmark. Its free and very revealing.
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Crysis: WARHEAD
Stalker: Clear Sky
Vantage

I would think a single 5850 will give you by far the smoothest gameplay. Crossfire and SLI has microstutter which makes it not really worth it at 1920x1200 or lower resolutions.

EDIT: 5850 is dx11 while 4870 is only 10.1, so Metro 2033, Crysis 2, Heaven, and 3mark11 are no good ways to test performance between setups.
Edited by Arni90 - 8/11/11 at 3:11pm
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