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should I get 2 5770 in crossfire in exchange for my single 6870?

or I should just save up and get another 6870?
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run a 3dmark11, I got like 4400 with my xfire 5770s. although that was with 965 be at 3.8.
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I vote save up. I'm pretty sure 2x5770 is only slightly better than a single 6870 with all the headaches of crossfire.
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Save up for another 6870 or better yet hold off until the 7xxx series comes out. What are you doing that needs the added performance either way?
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I wouldn't.

I went from a pair 5770's to a 560Ti (about 15% faster than 6870), and saw a dramatic improvement.

I'd say either crossfire 6870, or save up for either 695/70 or 7xxx.
    
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Save up for another 6870 or better yet hold off until the 7xxx series comes out. What are you doing that needs the added performance either way?
Video rendering
Gaming
High Res movies
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I vote save up. I'm pretty sure 2x5770 is only slightly better than a single 6870 with all the headaches of crossfire.
5770's scale better than most. When I used them, I got amazing scores. No issues with crossfire, either.

Though I don't recommend downgrading to previous gen and crossfire. At least you can add another GPU to your setup, without tossing the 6870.

What video rendering are you doing, if you don't mind my asking?

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small youtube clips...5-10minutes..
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I'd get another 6870.
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small youtube clips...5-10minutes..
Then don't worry about it too much
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