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I wouldn't go as far as to say that crossfire 5770's are better than a 5870 but I'm looking at the benchmarks and they're almost just as good and you can get them for the same price as a 5850.
Yes but don't forget, getting crossfire early means you've limited your upgrade path. That means you'd have to change your cards earlier.
If you got a stronger single card, you're free to CF that later on for the performance boost.
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True I just did the complete wrong thing and got the 5850 and a motherboard you can't crossfire with
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True I just did the complete wrong thing and got the 5850 and a motherboard you can't crossfire with
You could always upgrade motherboards/CPU/Both when Bulldozer comes out, and get a CrossFire capable board next time
A 5850 is good until atleast late 2011.
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dude dx11 ftw
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LOL i laugh, he said MAX people, show me full AA,AF on a single ATI card please i beg of you
Ummm, there are plenty of ATI cards that can

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I don't see how you 5770 people are maxing the game out at acceptable frame rates(by acceptable I mean minimum of 35fps). Are you guys running lower than 1920x1080?
I had a 5770 at 1920*1200 maxed, 2x/16x with great fps.
    
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Ummm, there are plenty of ATI cards that can



I had a 5770 at 1920*1200 maxed, 2x/16x with great fps.
What do you mean by great fps? Are you playing single player or multiplayer? What's your minimum frames?

I don't don't understand how 5770 people can max out bc2 and get playable fps.
    
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Me neither. i know I have a tri-core only but medium is borderline too much, if I zoom in on smoke I can't shoot anything.
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What do you mean by great fps? Are you playing single player or multiplayer? What's your minimum frames?

I don't don't understand how 5770 people can max out bc2 and get playable fps.
Over the 35fps number you gave. Cannot remember exactly but in good action, I would hit mid to low 40's, in super heavy action, with dust and falling buildings, I probably dipped just under 35 I guess.
    
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lots of people are tweaking, turning off bloom, and hbao, and saying they have maxed out graphics, when they really dont.

But, BC2 overall is not a extremely demanding gpu game, its an extremely cpu demanding game, the people you see with great framerates have tri/quad cores and high clocks for the most part.
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If HBAO is semi-broken, then turning it off is included in maxing IMNSHO.
Turning on broken/badly implemented features is not maxing things, now bloom.. that has to be there
    
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