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post #531 of 1030
If you have the money go for the 5870. Otherwise you'll always be thinking that you should have gotten the better product.. At least i found that often happens to me.

If you dont want to spend that much go for the 5850 and then buy one more later for crossfire and u would still have a fast setup
Edited by Beatwolf - 6/27/10 at 3:45am
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If you have the money go for the 5870. Otherwise you'll always be thinking that you should have gotten the better product.. At least i found that often happens to me.

If you dont want to spend that much go for the 5850 and then buy one more later for crossfire and u would still have a fast setup
Yeah. I have the money here and all. Im just looking at it in two ways.

1 : Buy the 5870 : Have roughly twice the performance I had (Xfire 4890's would equal a single 5870) but as I'm a student with no job and on summer holidays. €220 ( I got a credit note for the 4890 of €180) is a lot of money for me to spend

2: Buy the 5850 : Have about 30-40% increase over the 4890 (according to benchies). Also only have to spend another*€150 so I'd have more money to spend on whatever. On the flip side, I'd always be thinking ''what if''

I'm leaning towards the 5870 at the moment
    
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So I ordered the 5850 in the end but I noticed that there is 2 product numbers for the standard 5850. One appears to be a sapphire designed model that's slightly cut down, and it has a blue PCB. The other number is the completly reference design including the black PCB. I'd really appriciate if any sapphire stock 5850 owners who have bought their cards recently tell me what color PCB you have. Thanks
    
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I just bought a Sapphire HD4890 OC Edition, to go with my Sapphire HD4890, and ASUS EAH4890 on my new motherboard.

3 x 4890
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Is a Radeon HD 5870 worth getting for 535$?
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I just bought a Sapphire HD4890 OC Edition, to go with my Sapphire HD4890, and ASUS EAH4890 on my new motherboard.

3 x 4890
Pictures?
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post #537 of 1030
There will be pictures, of course. Like I said I just bought #3, and still have to RMA #1.......so pictures in a few weeks. But this weekend I'll have pictures of my rig with the new Sapphire in the top slot and the ASUS below. Here is what it looks like now....

I already cut the bottom out for my return hose.
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How can I join? I have an Sapphire Radeon HD 3650.Need any pics?
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post #539 of 1030
Sapphire x1950 PRO Agp <- My first card.
Other sapphire cards i have/had
HD3650
HD5750

And now HD5870 Vapor-x

I also have a Sapphire Pure Element II Motherboard if that counts
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How can I join? I have an Sapphire Radeon HD 3650.Need any pics?
Fill out the form on the front page
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