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GTX 275 or HD6870

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So my friend has a 275 but wants to upgrade, he can get a HD6870 for 130 shipped but doesnt think its an upgrade, i think it is. Who is right?
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post #2 of 10
Yeah. Do it.
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post #3 of 10
DO IT! 6870 is a big upgrade... DX11 and all that jazz
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post #4 of 10
It'll be a slight upgrade. The 275 is somewhere around a GTX 550 Ti and HD 6790.
    
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post #5 of 10
DX11 + more power = BUY NOW! tongue.gif
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post #6 of 10
Not a very big upgrade truth be told.
 
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post #8 of 10
You're right. A 6870 is a competitive card. He should do it.
post #9 of 10
HD6870 should outperform a GTX 275 by a very large margin, at least 60%.
post #10 of 10
HD6870 because of DX 11 biggrin.gif
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