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I'm going to be upgrading pretty soon, I do have a budget but i'm more cheap than anything. I have a Gigabyte 6850OC now, should I just buy another one and go Crossfired or pick up a 6870 sell the old one and call it a day?
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Anyone?
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I have a 6870......Im going to sell it and get a 6950 biggrin.gif Thats what I would do if I where you

a Phenom II x2 would not handle Crossfire very well :/ you would see a better performance gain by getting a used Phenom II x4.
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no point upgrading to a 6870, not a big jump at all
crossfire would give better performance
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no point upgrading to a 6870, not a big jump at all
crossfire would give better performance

Crossfire would be VERY poor with a Phenom II x2 he would be better off getting a new CPU and/or a 6950 1GB
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CPU is getting upgraded as well, x4 or better but i'm still thinking about that, on that its between

x4 960-980
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If you sold your 6850, What would be your budget?
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that would be what $100-120 on craigslist, I guess that would push it to maybe $300
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that would be what $100-120 on craigslist, I guess that would push it to maybe $300

What about selling your Phenom II x2? $350?
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I know i'm being stubborn but no intel or nvidia products in my house
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