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The power consumption is pretty good as expected but your better off buying a used 460 which can be found for $90 and overclocking the crap out it. $160 is asking too much even if the power consumption is great.
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= GTX 570/HD6970 for around the same money?

= win?
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= win?

I honestly don't know. I guess it depends. The performance apparently was already there at that price point without the multi GPU hassle. On the other hand, these cards do have a good OC headroom. For me it doesn't really add anything.
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I was reading the Radeon 7770 and 7750 Crossfire review, and it seems to have negative scaling on some games. They need to get more mature drivers out there and i think they will perform a lot better. The next few months and the 7770 should easily beat the 6850.

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/HIS/HD_7750_7770_CrossFire/1.html thumb.gif

EDIT: Also, two 7770's would be around $320 which is $20-$30 less then a 6970 and GTX 570 and would be faster then both. (in games that scale well)
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You are correct. People who spout that you need 2gb Vram to game at 1080p comfortably are giving misinformation. They quote one game that could offer issues. For the overclocking gamer at this price point and budget minded it's not a terrible choice (albeit at prices $20 less)
With the 7750 it's like a Prius.... you are aren't buying it to pick up tail, you are buying it to consume less fuel and still get you there well enough

All it takes is one game. You dont need 2gb of Vram for 1080p. You may have not realized this, but Amd only release 1, 2 and 3gb cards. You either have enough or more than enough. Use your head.
    
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I was reading the Radeon 7770 and 7750 Crossfire review, and it seems to have negative scaling on some games. They need to get more mature drivers out there and i think they will perform a lot better. The next few months and the 7770 should easily beat the 6850.
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/HIS/HD_7750_7770_CrossFire/1.html thumb.gif
EDIT: Also, two 7770's would be around $320 which is $20-$30 less then a 6970 and GTX 570 and would be faster then both. (in games that scale well)

Yea in console ports that manage to code cfx/sli where aa and af are weak. Bump it up and watch the frames drop.
    
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All it takes is one game. You dont need 2gb of Vram for 1080p. You may have not realized this, but Amd only release 1, 2 and 3gb cards. You either have enough or more than enough. Use your head.

You don't need more than 1gb unless you are turning everything to ultra, Max, etc. Any anyone who does would own a card with more than 1gb cram. More extreme circumstances thar don't apply. Use your head
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it doesn't look to bad, performance/power usage is good... the only problem is the price... it should be some 40 USD cheaper to be a clear winner... but the trouble is, the single GPU monster from AMD now costs 550, while in the HD5770 days it was only around 370... so the HD5770 was near half as much as the high end part... today this would mean more like a 250+ $ card.... so...
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horrible the 7770...barely better than the 5770 and A LOT more expensive

thank you again AMD for keeping the prices high, you learned well from NVIDIA
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I was reading the Radeon 7770 and 7750 Crossfire review, and it seems to have negative scaling on some games. They need to get more mature drivers out there and i think they will perform a lot better. The next few months and the 7770 should easily beat the 6850.
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/HIS/HD_7750_7770_CrossFire/1.html thumb.gif
EDIT: Also, two 7770's would be around $320 which is $20-$30 less then a 6970 and GTX 570 and would be faster then both. (in games that scale well)

Well yeah give or take ~2% in price difference ($10 - 20). Anyways, it's not really new performance at that price point. GTX 460 SLI, HD 6850 CF and HD 6870 CF are much faster at lower price points. Besides having an SLI setup myself, single GPUs are just the better choice in a margin of 2% in price. This card does not deliver in single nor multi GPU setups from a (price/)performance perspective -- logical if you think about it.
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