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post #2631 of 6939
hi guys, just quick question about cards..
upgrading from 8800gt...
looking for 6850 or 5850...
i like to play crysis, alot and waiting for new one...
stalker and metro are in too...
so which one would be good purchase...

saphire 6850 is 149e and saphire vapor-x 5850 is 161e...
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post #2632 of 6939
Oh dear, how i didnt joined this club all this time, here my screen:


Sapphire 6870 non-reference cooler (2SR)
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post #2633 of 6939
Ok Here are some images of my set up, do I qualify to join the club? And if not what do I need to do to join?
Many thanks.



Edited by Cosmic_Flash - 1/28/11 at 10:38am
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post #2634 of 6939
@ Erper, for a couple more euros you could get a 6870, but of the two you mentioned I think you would be better off with the 6850, they are pretty evenly matched but the 6800 series has tesselation and are less power hungry.
Plus if you feel brave you could intall a 6870 bios on a 6850 and get more out of it. But if you can afford it I would get a 6870.
Hope this helps.
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@Cosmic Flash
Does your case have a back panel?
I only ask because your wire management looks pretty bad.I hate to come off as an a$$(too late)but wire management helps looks and airflow.
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2 x XFX HD 6850 crossfire


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post #2637 of 6939
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cosmic_Flash View Post
Plus if you feel brave you could intall a 6870 bios on a 6850 and get more out of it. But if you can afford it I would get a 6870.
Hope this helps.
AFAIK, only works on the 6900's...
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post #2638 of 6939
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@Cosmic Flash
Does your case have a back panel?
I only ask because your wire management looks pretty bad.I hate to come off as an a$$(too late)but wire management helps looks and airflow.
Yeah, and many of the cables: SATA, Molex, front panel cables etc... are running behind the back panel however the main 20+4 and IDE ribon for my Optical Drives (when they were on the top of my rig) aren't long enough to go back there, plus I have very little room after the afore mentioned cables.
The case is an Antec 900 and after moving the Optical Drives to the middle and the three HDDs to the top I have an unimpeded 120mm fan at the front on the bottom pumping air straight into my 6870 and although the top 120mm fan is impeded by my HDDs it still pumps in a fair deal of air.
Nothing is over heating, I have run stringent tests on my CPU, GPU and RAM and all seems well.
Thanks for your imput, you did not come across as an a$$.
Edited by Cosmic_Flash - 1/28/11 at 11:54am
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post #2639 of 6939
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Originally Posted by Krusher33 View Post
AFAIK, only works on the 6900's...
Thanks for setting me straight, I was under the impression that people on here had been posting that they had done just that. Oh well you live and learn.
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post #2640 of 6939
thx but alredy ordered 6850, and with all post will cost me 178e...
on other site i could get it for 173 but idiots are having problem with their server...
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