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Basically, my 4870x2 has had it's day, and is close to death as the second GPU is now not working. I'm looking for a replacement that will outstrip it without costing the earth, and something with aftermarket coolers available, or just a good cooler to begin with. So long as it doesn't eat more power than the 4870x2, all suggestions welcome :-)
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What is the rest of your set up? Upper right hand corner is the Rigbuilder. Please fill out your specs. Also what is your budget?
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Will check out the rig builder, didn't notice that before, but will put it here for now:

Asus M4A79T-Deluxe mobo (pci-e 2.0)
AMD Phenom II X4 810 2.6ghz
8GB Kingston Lovo ram
WD caviar blue 250GB
Sapphire Radeon HD 4870x2
BenQ 120hz (144Hz max) 1ms XL2411T

Budget I haven't thought of yet, though I was happy with the 4870x2 in terms of performance. An upper limit of £200 is reasonable, I would prefer close to £150.
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What exact power supply do u have? Is your ram ddr3?
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Originally Posted by Quesoblanco View Post

What exact power supply do u have? Is your ram ddr3?

judging by his motherboard I say yes.
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Ah my mistake, yes DDR3 and the power supply is a seasonic 660w
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Originally Posted by badassgeek View Post

Basically, my 4870x2 has had it's day, and is close to death as the second GPU is now not working. I'm looking for a replacement that will outstrip it without costing the earth, and something with aftermarket coolers available, or just a good cooler to begin with. So long as it doesn't eat more power than the 4870x2, all suggestions welcome :-)

That would be very hard to do haha.
The 4870x2 consumes Watts like there's no tomorrow.

Pick up a GTX 760. Great value card. Only 170W TDP in comparison.
You can get the MSI TwinFrozr Gaming for £179.99
Edited by JambonJovi - 4/1/14 at 3:20pm
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judging by his motherboard I say yes.

haha youre right and I used to have that same mobo. redface.gif
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What shops can you buy from OP? This will help us get you the best deal.
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He's in the UK so, amazon.co.uk overclockers.co.uk scan.co.uk novatech.co.uk are the most popular
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