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I came across these cards used and they are both about the same price which one would u guys say is better for me? The 5870 i can get 2 cards to go cf but the 6770 the guy only has 1 card so i would need to order another from new-egg.Is 5870 cf decent performance and will i have problems running 5000 series gpus? Thank u guys i value your opinions!
     
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how much is the 5850 selling for?

imo ur better of with a 7950 for $280, u dont have to worry about CFX problems


i have a 5850 and some games i cant max anymore plus VRam is only 1 gb, you can't play Skyrim with all the nice HD texture mods plus other games are becoming slow too
    
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Yes i would if i had the money lol- no these guys are asking like 100 per card..... Iam getting a used 1 to save some money for now,maybe later down the line ill go with a new 7970 when the prices go down more.thumb.gif
     
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post #4 of 33
The HD5870 hands down.

The 5800 series predecessor is the 6900 series, not the 6700.
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5870!
     
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6770 is just a rebranded 5770, which is a 5870 cut in half.
 
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post #7 of 33
Quote:
Originally Posted by Alatar View Post

6770 is just a rebranded 5770, which is a 5870 cut in half.

Precisely. thumb.gif
post #8 of 33
DEFINITELY 5870, especially if it can be had for $100 (unless I misunderstood) but still get it.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Alatar View Post

6770 is just a rebranded 5770, which is a 5870 cut in half.

This. smile.gif
    
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post #10 of 33
5870.
they're highly regarded.
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