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How much really is the 6870 slower than the 5870? I replaced my 5870 with a 6950. Well that card is pretty loud and hot. And it seems to get the same FPS on BC2 at those settings as my 5870 did, just louder and hotter. I want to get that XFX 6870 with the silent cooling, but I'm afraid that the 6870 will be much much slower than the 5870 or the 6950 for that matter. I want to be sure that it can run BC2 pretty much max out at 1920x1200. I also use Vysnc while gaming as well...
post #2552 of 6939
I cant give you number's. but it isnt far behind...

yes a 6870 can max bc2 easily.



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How much really is the 6870 slower than the 5870? I replaced my 5870 with a 6950. Well that card is pretty loud and hot. And it seems to get the same FPS on BC2 at those settings as my 5870 did, just louder and hotter. I want to get that XFX 6870 with the silent cooling, but I'm afraid that the 6870 will be much much slower than the 5870 or the 6950 for that matter. I want to be sure that it can run BC2 pretty much max out at 1920x1200. I also use Vysnc while gaming as well...
    
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Cool. I just pulled the trigger on that XFX 6870 with Dual Fans. I just hope that its silent cooling and not jet cooling if you know what I mean...
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6870's fan's are louder then fermi's..... just leave on auto.


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Cool. I just pulled the trigger on that XFX 6870 with Dual Fans. I just hope that its silent cooling and not jet cooling if you know what I mean...
    
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Aw one more thing :-) how long is the 6870 compared to say the 5870 or 6950? Is it shorter than a 5870?
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Yes the 6870 is less then 10" long.

it's shorter then my Standard ATX Rampage II
    
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Nice. I'll report back on noise and temps of it when I get it weds :-)
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Very well.
    
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Nice. I'll report back on noise and temps of it when I get it weds :-)
6870 Is better than either the 5850 or 5870, due to better tesselation and power consumption. Tesselation is pretty useless but it's a future proof investment, whereas the previous generation is EOL.

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