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I currently have a sapphire HD 5870. A friend gave me a MSI 6870 storm 2 over locked at 925 MHz, would it be worth installing the 6870. It was a free card. Just wondering.
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not really....performance is about the same...actually if you oc'ed your 5870 it would be faster than the oc'ed 6870
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As said, probably about the same performance wise.

However, the 6870 is a LOT cooler, and you should be able to push it over 1000Mhz on stock cooling.

Saying that, the 5870 is still a great card, so it's really up to yourself.

Would it be an option to maybe sell the 5870, buy another 6870 and crossfire them?
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