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I dont know much about graphics cards i was just wondering if for my next upgrade it would be worth getting another 5770 for around £74 or would it just be better getting one newer card? i dont want to spend tomuch this is why i thought another 5770 would be a good idea?

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post #2 of 19
5770 cf is pretty powerful from what I've heard, so if you can get a good price, it's not a bad way to go.
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post #3 of 19
Which new card you're planning to get?
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post #4 of 19
He's asking if another 5770 for crossfire would be viable against buying a completely different, better card.

I would say in your situation where you're on a budget and can't stretch too much, that would be yes, since 5770s in crossfire are pretty amazing in terms of the value to performance ratio. Other than that, getting a card better than 5770 in XF will cost quite a bit, so once again, go for it smile.gif
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post #5 of 19
Get another one for xfire and then wait for 7000 series to upgrade to a new single card. That's what i am doing.
    
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post #6 of 19
What's your budget if you don't go the cf route? I love my 5770, too.
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post #7 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by Darco19;14674617 
He's asking if another 5770 for crossfire would be viable against buying a completely different, better card.

I would say in your situation where you're on a budget and can't stretch too much, that would be yes, since 5770s in crossfire are pretty amazing in terms of the value to performance ratio. Other than that, getting a card better than 5770 in XF will cost quite a bit, so once again, go for it smile.gif


opps my bad sorry. yeah 5770 cf definitely gonna make a big difference.
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From what I heard, the scaling from xfire with 2 5770's isn't that good. If its all that you can afford then that's probably the best way to go, but the performance gain might be a little disappointing.
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post #9 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by MartynRE;14674689 
From what I heard, the scaling from xfire with 2 5770's isn't that good. If its all that you can afford then that's probably the best way to go, but the performance gain might be a little disappointing.

it gave me a pretty nice performance boost. some people say it scales well others dont... i think its just fine.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by iCrap;14674634 
Get another one for xfire and then wait for 7000 series to upgrade to a new single card. That's what i am doing.

This right here, honestly. That's what I am doing as well.
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