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New Red member. After owning GTX260 SLI for quite a while, decided to build a second rig with SB and HD5850 Crossfire. I bought both cards for $330 from Newegg. I am hoping to get a nice overclock out of them.

Cheers!

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Proud owner of a 4890 ZDFL! Yes, one of XFX's crappo boards.

And in spite of that, it was so much better than my 256mb 8600gt (not really a fair comparison) that I'm never going back.

Of course, now it's broken I'm hoping for a 6950...
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Originally Posted by Iching View Post
New Red member. After owning GTX260 SLI for quite a while, decided to build a second rig with SB and HD5850 Crossfire. I bought both cards for $330 from Newegg. I am hoping to get a nice overclock out of them.

Cheers!
Nice second rig mate

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Proud owner of a 4890 ZDFL! Yes, one of XFX's crappo boards.

And in spite of that, it was so much better than my 256mb 8600gt (not really a fair comparison) that I'm never going back.

Of course, now it's broken I'm hoping for a 6950...
I've decided that I'm never going to buy an XFX AMD card. Ever.

Both of you, welcome to the Tide
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Proud owner of a Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 @ 940/1400 (Unlocked)

http://3dmark.com/3dmv/2835799
http://3dmark.com/3dm11/342915
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Proud owner of a Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 @ 940/1400 (Unlocked)

http://3dmark.com/3dmv/2835799
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Nice second rig mate



I've decided that I'm never going to buy an XFX AMD card. Ever.

Both of you, welcome to the Tide
Thanks! Courtesy of a great deal on ebay last year.
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Sign me up. Card is in the sig. I will stay with AMD til the day I die, or the day AMD dies. Whichever comes first. Why is the owner of this thread a die-hard NVIDIA guy? He has 3 NVIDIA rigs! Betrayal.
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I had a Sapphire X1300 pro 256MB 4x/8x on my old P4 2.8GHz socket 478, I had that for 3 years?, it did pretty good, all things considered.

Then I got this P4 3.2GHz socket 775 rig in Sept, with a bad GPU, a fireGL V3100 128MB, it was worse than the x1300 pro.

So then I started looking for a GPU, and bought my asus 5670 locally way overpriced.

That's what led my to start looking at prices of new systems, I wasted $275 on this Dell 370 and 5670, I'm happy with the 5670, but it can't do big gaming. I'm not going to sell them though, they will be the backup machine.

So now I have the below parts, with the MB on route, and I'll get a 69x0, with plans to CF it, and hopefully water cool them and the CPU. When I get another case, I will sell the old P4 socket 478 for like $50.
Edited by Mit Namso - 1/4/11 at 10:03pm
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Good old 4350 will be going for a 6950 sooonish/when i get money .
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I had a Sapphire X1300 pro 256MB 4x/8x on my old P4 2.8GHz socket 478, I had that for 3 years?, it did pretty good, all things considered.

Then I got this P4 3.2GHz socket 775 rig in Sept, with a bad GPU, a fireGL V3100 128MB, it was worse than the x1300 pro.

So then I started looking for a GPU, and bought my asus 5670 locally way overpriced.

That's what led my to start looking at prices of new systems, I wasted $275 on this Dell 370 and 5670, I'm happy with the 5670, but it can't do big gaming. I'm not going to sell them though, they will be the backup machine.

So now I have the below parts, with the MB on route, and I'll get a 69x0, with plans to CF it, and hopefully water cool them and the CPU. When I get another case, I will sell the old P4 socket 478 for like $50.
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