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GTX 285 VS 6850

post #1 of 6
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Plain and Simple, which is faster!? Dont know if it matters but I use AA.

Paid around 330 bucks for my 285 upon release, wondering if a 6850 is an upgrade?
Memory bandwidth is lower?

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post #2 of 6
Probably only slightly

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/317?vs=291
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post #3 of 6
Depends on the game, but still, it's hardly an upgrade other than you'll have DX11 support.
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post #4 of 6
The 6850 is equal to the GTX460 1GB, so the 6850 should be at least a bit faster than the GTX285.

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post #5 of 6
It would be better yes, but not really that much of an upgrade IMO (though you'd have DX11, much lower power-draw, etc)
A 7850 on the other hand would be a very nice bump; what's your budget?
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post #6 of 6
the HD 6850 won't be a big jump. HD 7850 will be . overclocks very well. With sapphire trixx or msi afterburner at 1150 - 1200 Mhz you are talking GTX 580 perf . serious upgrade thumb.gif
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