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Yah you could say I've been on the red side from awhile:

Radeon 7000 -> Radeon X1650 -> Radeon X1950 -> Radeon HD4350 -> Radeon HD5770

With that said I have also dabbled with some green but never been satisfied to the same level that my X1950 and 5770 has.
(nvidia was fx 5200 ultra and 6600gt)
plez change your avatar, i am offended, cuz communism pwns...

did you know communist Russia was the first to give free health care?

did you know Vietnam which is also communist, defeated invading American troops? [well north Vietnam which was paired with Russia did...]

did you know, China is one of the fastest growing economically?

so please change your avatar

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also please update spreadsheet
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Tator Tot is an editor now too

No worries though, AMD editor doesn't have to do anything.... (kidding bro)
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Tator Tot is an editor now too

No worries though, AMD editor doesn't have to do anything.... (kidding bro)
The cool kids club 8)

bt4cereal

AMD Editor has nothing to do

At all

Red Tide...pfftt....

AMD Section .... yeah whatever....

Sleeping... I could go for a nap
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I'm in, I've had my 4870 Asus sinse october 08

Love it, but want to grab a 5850 soon
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Picked up my 2nd vapour x today
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Could I get some Buying advice on the Powercolor 5830 PCS 1GB?

This card to be exact: http://www.ebuyer.com/product/197008

As my second 4770 has died and I'm RMA'ing the card, I wont be getting a 4770 back, since they dont make them any more I wont be able to do any crossfire stuff. Also this seems like a decent time to do an upgrade to the new Gen of cards.

Looking at the reviews for the cards they look alright for the £180 cost and the PCS what looks like a nice cooler.

Anyone got any experience with these cards? Also, of all the 5830's around which brand would you buy?

Thanks.
post #3067 of 4491
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If you just couldn't resist switching sides or are a long time Red Rider Post in this thread and I will Put you on the ever growing list of satisfied ATI owners...the Red Tide is rising
I find it funny that the OP has an Nvidia logo by his name apparently he's not satisfied with ati, maybe he should try a snickers bar instead

note: I am not part of "the red tide" hence my Nvidia logo by my name, that and the fact that I can't afford a new vid card
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Could I get some Buying advice on the Powercolor 5830 PCS 1GB?
Anyone got any experience with these cards? Also, of all the 5830's around which brand would you buy?

Thanks.
Well, the cooler is actually very nice. You can see how well it does on an HD5870 here

As for the price, it's not bad.

And I would definitely consider it.
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I disagree

For less money, you can get the exact same performance from a 4890 or just slightly less performance with a 5770. But for more money, you can get a really good performance increase with a 5850.
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I disagree

For less money, you can get the exact same performance from a 4890 or just slightly less performance with a 5770. But for more money, you can get a really good performance increase with a 5850.
Check the UK prices.

2 x HD5770's is almost the same as an HD5850. So it's not as clear cut as in the US.
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