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So currently I am running two xfx 7850 1gb edition in crossfire. Clocked at 1020mhz.

I got them used for a really good price last year, $120 for both of them.

I am currently using a 1440x900 dell monitor @75Hz, but I plan on upgrading to a Korean 1440p monitor.

My question is, should I sell them? I'm looking at the GTX 770 4gb for my eventual 1440p monitor and using the my other monitor in portrait.

How much will they go for? I see a 770 in my area on Craigslist for $350.
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Originally Posted by Ultra-m-a-n View Post

So currently I am running two xfx 7850 1gb edition in crossfire. Clocked at 1020mhz.

I got them used for a really good price last year, $120 for both of them.

I am currently using a 1440x900 dell monitor @75Hz, but I plan on upgrading to a Korean 1440p monitor.

My question is, should I sell them? I'm looking at the GTX 770 4gb for my eventual 1440p monitor and using the my other monitor in portrait.

How much will they go for? I see a 770 in my area on Craigslist for $350.

@CynicalUnicorn Managed to sell 2 2GB ones for 284USD on ebay. You could try selling for around 200, I dunno.
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I'm not sure you'd really need 4gb even at 1440p.
But selling the graphic card is a good idea at ~200
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If you use all graphics settings to the max you need.more than 2gb vram,why you dont go with a 770gtx 4gb or a r9 280x (at 350usd)
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Originally Posted by PontiacGTX View Post

If you use all graphics settings to the max you need.more than 2gb vram,why you dont go with a 770gtx 4gb or a r9 280x (at 350usd)

Yeah thats what i was eyeing out! haha 4gb 770!
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I'm not sure you'd really need 4gb even at 1440p.
But selling the graphic card is a good idea at ~200
Probably not, people say that their vram usage is around 3gb for battlefield 4. but its good to know you have enough if you start adding more monitors.
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@CynicalUnicorn Managed to sell 2 2GB ones for 284USD on ebay. You could try selling for around 200, I dunno.

thats what i was thinking, i kinda dont want to use ebay, cause its full crap and fees that are a rippof.
so your 284 minus the 2.9% then at the end of the month the final value fee? ehh id rather not deal with ebay for a while..
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/2-x-XFX-AMD-Radeon-HD-7850-/261430229389?pt=PCC_Video_TV_Cards&hash=item3cde74b98d

heres a listing of exactly what i have and currently this is at $180
just in case your interested
Edited by Ultra-m-a-n - 3/21/14 at 8:18pm
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Its up to you what you wanna do, I'm just throwing out a suggestion.
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Its up to you what you wanna do, I'm just throwing out a suggestion.

yeah i know man.. sorry if i seemed pointed!
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Quote:
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yeah i know man.. sorry if i seemed pointed!
No worries. Whatever you do I hope it turns out well.
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