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I have a radeon hd 5770. should i buy a whole new graphic card or just buy another 5770 and crossfire them? i wanna get my moneys worth, thats my priority
 
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do you have cash or would it be a problem to spend some money on a new card?
    
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I've heard mixed feelings about crossfire. I run SLI and have no issues but crossfire seems to be a different story. If you are able to offload them to someone down the track (if it doesn't work out) then I'd say go for it and give it a go. People say single card solutions are better but depends on the res you're running. What res is your monitor?
post #4 of 15
If i was you, i would sell your current card and got yourself HD6870!

It overclocks well and you can run most of the games on High settings

Check this link out

http://www.gpureview.com/show_cards.php?card1=615&card2=635

hopefully it helps..

you can always crossfire 6870 later if needed

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post #5 of 15
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If i was you, i would sell your current card and got yourself HD6870!
It overclocks well and you can run most of the games on High settings
Check this link out
http://www.gpureview.com/show_cards.php?card1=615&card2=635
hopefully it helps..
you can always crossfire 6870 later if needed
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well thats kinda what i was thinking when i bought this card. i got it a year or so ago. i thought, if i ever need more, then ill crossfire it and itll be cheaper the second time around...

and im always running dual monitors either x1050 for both or x1050 for one and 1440x900 for the other or both x900's
 
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I went from:

GTX 295 Co-op FTW SLI.
Radeon HD 6870 crossfireX
radeon HD 6870 crossfireX (again)

then my single GTX 570.

to be honest.. i wouldn't look back. single GPU FTW
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well thats kinda what i was thinking when i bought this card. i got it a year or so ago. i thought, if i ever need more, then ill crossfire it and itll be cheaper the second time around...
and im always running dual monitors either x1050 for both or x1050 for one and 1440x900 for the other or both x900's

i only want to spend a max of 200 on a new gpu. forgot to mention that lol.
 
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I went from:
GTX 295 Co-op FTW SLI.
Radeon HD 6870 crossfireX
radeon HD 6870 crossfireX (again)
then my single GTX 570.
to be honest.. i wouldn't look back. single GPU FTW

I agree that the single card is the best option and 570 is a prety good card but with $200 budget i would say go with HD6870
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post #9 of 15
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can i crossfire 5770 and 6870? and are you sure spending like 130 or so dollars more for a crossfire of 5770's isnt better than just buy one 6870 is thats what you mean?... seems iffy but im not sure.
 
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post #10 of 15
Overclocked HD6870 should perform around the same as HD5770 in crossfire

Check this out it should answer your question

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/296?vs=290

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can i crossfire 5770 and 6870? I am not sure about this so maybe someone with more knowledge will be able to help you with that
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