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I had 2 6870 in CF for 2 year and in one of them died i had to RMA a replacement and xfx send me a 7850 i thinks its a 1GB Model FX-785A-ZNFV i haven't got it from FedEx yet im wondering is it worth it buying a other one for crossfire and will the performance be good
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What resolution do you game at?

1GB isn't really enough anymore if you're gaming at 1080p, depending on your setup you might just want to sell everything off and get a new card.
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What resolution do you game at?

1GB isn't really enough anymore if you're gaming at 1080p, depending on your setup you might just want to sell everything off and get a new card.
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Not until AMD fixes their CrossFire drivers.
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Yea sell off both cards then, 2GB is pretty much mandatory for 1080p+ gaming these days.
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Not until AMD fixes their CrossFire drivers.
i never had any problems with crossfire with the 6870s believe it or not ever game i played with fine and i played lots of games with it
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i never had any problems with crossfire with the 6870s believe it or not ever game i played with fine and i played lots of games with it

This dude is singing the same song I'm singing about crossfire...Butter smooth on all games!

Go for it!
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Absolutely worth it, if you're coming from 6850CF or even 6870CF
a single 7850 = 6950, imagine CF. It's easily 20-30% over a 7970 GE
Jeebus christ that is fast
thing is, multi-monitor? 7850 can run most games fine (60fps) @ 1080p at rather high graphical settings
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Absolutely worth it, if you're coming from 6850CF or even 6870CF
a single 7850 = 6950, imagine CF. It's easily 20-30% over a 7970 GE
Jeebus christ that is fast
thing is, multi-monitor? 7850 can run most games fine (60fps) @ 1080p at rather high graphical settings
But the 1 GB of VRAM will be really limiting in gaming.

OP, I'd recommend selling both cards and buying a 7950 or maybe even 7970 if budget allows, then SLI it in the future. The 7950 SLI route would be a great performer as well. thumb.gif
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Yea sell off both cards then, 2GB is pretty much mandatory for 1080p+ gaming these days.
im not too sure about that the 1GB 6870 CF run ever game max out very well if not 60FPS but never lower than 40FPS and 7850 is a faster card games should run better
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