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Hey guys,

I'm planning on selling my 560Ti and I've gotten offers for $140.

Now I want to buy a Radeon 7850, specifically this one
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161406

My question is, is it worth the $40 difference? How far does the card usually overclock to?

Thanks
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It will be a bit of an upgrade, but from that standpoint I would invest in at least a 7870, try to get the most out of the 560 then look at the prices around you. A 7870 would be much more noticeable .
     
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I'd do it.

The 7850 is an awesome card, I have my original one in my folding rig right now. But if you do get a 7850, then I wouldn't get an HIS. Try a Sapphire card, or Gigabyte card.

I have an ASUS card, with epic cooling. At max OC in Afterburner (1050/1450) with a manual 20% fan speed, while running F@H, the card only hits 55C. smile.gif

Or, maybe save a bit more and look into a 7950. wink.gif I think you'll enjoy a 7950 even more than a 7850. smile.gif
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Reference

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/548?vs=549

About 10-15% better

7850 vs 560 Ti

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/549?vs=547

They are pretty much matched, they even themselves out

7870 vs 560 Ti

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/548?vs=547

Worth it IMHO, the 7870 is better in pretty much ever factor, 560 Losses them all (Most)

7850 vs 7870
     
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Sold my 560 TI last week and picked up a 7950, worth it all day over 7850.
    
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I'd do it, the increase in V Ram is worth it alone. 15% increase



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Originally Posted by cam51037 View Post

I'd do it.

The 7850 is an awesome card, I have my original one in my folding rig right now. But if you do get a 7850, then I wouldn't get an HIS. Try a Sapphire card, or Gigabyte card.

I have an ASUS card, with epic cooling. At max OC in Afterburner (1050/1450) with a manual 20% fan speed, while running F@H, the card only hits 55C. smile.gif

Or, maybe save a bit more and look into a 7950. wink.gif I think you'll enjoy a 7950 even more than a 7850. smile.gif

What's wrong with HIS? I have 3 of them running in my house right now and all of them have been nothing but problem free. Got a 2600XT going on 5 years now still going strong, my brother has my old 5850 and I have a 7950 that I upgraded to from my 5850. Their RMA service is the best I have experienced from any company. When I bought my 5850 used it had a bad bios flash from the previous owner which was causing grey screens. I set up an RMA and 2 weeks after they received it I got a brand new in box 5850 back from them no questions asked, A hell of a lot better than my 4 month RMA fiasco I had with Asus to get a properly working 4850 back from them.
Edited by XAslanX - 3/24/13 at 7:47am
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Go for a stronger card, i suggest a 660Ti or 7950, i would lean more on the 7950 though, you cannot really pass up free games..
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7870XT- No Questions Asked
     
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Sold my 560 TI last week and picked up a 7950, worth it all day over 7850.

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Originally Posted by amd655 View Post

Go for a stronger card, i suggest a 660Ti or 7950, i would lean more on the 7950 though, you cannot really pass up free games..

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Originally Posted by Pedroc1999 View Post

7870XT- No Questions Asked

Limited budget

I think I'd just live on my GT430 and save some more money for 7870 or the XT. Thanks guys
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Good to know I helped, Any other questions feel free to PM me.
     
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