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just got 2 gt 430's(PNY) and i was going to give them to my dad, but before i do, would 2 gt 430's in sli be faster than a 5850? i googled it and couldnt find anything.
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5850. no question. you can crossfire it later.
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i know i can go 5850 later, but is a sli gt 430 faster than a 5850?
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pretty sure the gt 430 doesn't support sli
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The 430 does not support SLI. Also, you're comparing two low grade 400 series cards to a 58XX high end card; the high end card is MUCH more powerful. So, yes, a 5850 is faster than both of those two cards that cannot do multi-gpu.
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i know i can go 5850 later, but is a sli gt 430 faster than a 5850?

no, its a low end card, and the majority of 430's dont support SLI. they are budget cards.
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A GT 430?
Thats a great card for solitare.

Get a 5850.
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