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Hey guys currently have a 6850 in my rig, but am looking to upgrade a bit for BF3 and thus have a lot of question. Would a 6950 be a significant improvement over the 6850? Is the 6970 worth the cash over the 6950? Should I just buy a second 6850 for crossfire? How much should/can I try to sell my current sapphire 6850 for?
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try to sell it for 100, doesnt hurt

anyways, i personally would either do this: (and this path would be entirly based on card availibility)

buy a second card and crossfire

or go 6950/6970 and crossfire those down the line
   
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Edit: Thought it was a 6970


Take a look at this 6970 1GB CAD $124.99

http://www.vuugo.com/en/PCI-Express/...679X-ZDFC.aspx


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Cfx?
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Take a look at this 6970 1GB CAD $124.99

http://www.vuugo.com/en/PCI-Express/...679X-ZDFC.aspx

Thats not a 6970, thats a 6790.

@OP I bought another 6850 for crossfire and they handle BF3 pretty good.
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Take a look at this 6970 1GB CAD $124.99

http://www.vuugo.com/en/PCI-Express/...679X-ZDFC.aspx

6790 you mean?
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Hey guys currently have a 6850 in my rig, but am looking to upgrade a bit for BF3 and thus have a lot of question. Would a 6950 be a significant improvement over the 6850? Is the 6970 worth the cash over the 6950? Should I just buy a second 6850 for crossfire? How much should/can I try to sell my current sapphire 6850 for?
just wait. 7 series are coming soon.
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I thought it was 6970. Kinda shocked !!!!
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