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Not in AUS we don't have Newegg or anything like that
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So its down too;

- 6870/50 now new series when its out
- 6870 now another in 2 months
- 570 now to last me till 8xxx series
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If you are able to afford a 570 you can get 6850 and crossfire it. The 6870 is about 5 FPS differences at the cost of $10-20 more. Or get single 6970 GPU.

It's all that matter at the end which is the value.

Or I would say enjoy the cycle of waiting game but you might want to break it someday. Could be today.
Edited by djriful - 8/12/11 at 11:36pm
 
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I've never run crossfire/sli is it really that irritating?
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Originally Posted by olliiee View Post
My last PC wasn't so much for gaming. It has a 5450
If you want to wait keep the 5450 until new cards come out

Not sure if it is possible to combine integrated HD3000 plus your 5450 using Lucid Virtu...
I think Hydralogix engine is needed...
Edited by adridu59 - 8/13/11 at 2:11am
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post #26 of 45
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Yeah I don't think that would work :/

What are some peoples opinions of dual card setups? Alot of people do it but alot of epople also say its no good..
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I have had 2x 5770 for a year and half i think, they served me very well, never really had a problem with them in term of drivers or anything. I replaced them with a 6970 a few months ago and performance is about the same, just less heat/noise. Once i get my 3rd monitors i will see a difference but so far...

I think the sli/Cfx thing is that performance tend to be not equal with every game, some game make good use of it others just dont. Using a single GPU avoid this problem.
post #28 of 45
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Here is a scenario for you:

New game comes out, how long does it take before you can use Cfx or SLi?
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What are some peoples opinions of dual card setups? Alot of people do it but alot of epople also say its no good..
Yeah I heard about that but anyway Virtu is not SLI... It is different drivers and software.
But it seems like Virtu uses either integrated graphics or discrete GPU, not both at the same time... Check this.
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So I could definitely go SLI or CFX its just the driver issues that scare me D:
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