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I dont want to spend a lot of $$$, so I can get a 5850 for around $150 and crossfire but is this a good way to go, Will the 5850s be good for up coming games and or for the next couple years or should I get a newer single card for $200-$300? I mostly play fps games BF3-CODMW3.
Any input? thanks!
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2 5850s would keep you from upgrading for a while, try to find a cheap 5850 and change to a better GPU later on.
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NCIX weekly sales sometimes have 5850's for $150-$200, I've only ever seen it twice in my few months of checking their site though.
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