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post #3641 of 6939
Yeah I'm checking reviews, and various threads for answers. That HardOCP review is the only one where the 6870 is really in the conversation with the 560 and 6950 though. Game choices are far too limited in their reviews, I find.

Everything I've gathered suggests 6870 with the 470, 560 with the 6950's in terms of performance with them all costing about the same, give or take aside from the 6950 which is 250-260.
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post #3642 of 6939
At guru3d they said basically the same thing as at the [H]. It competes well with the 6870, but the 6950 is too close in price for it to be a good deal. Again though, a 560 for $230 is a good deal and I'd have a hard time deciding between that and the 6870.
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Looks like i can't really go wrong here, though i don't think I want to deal with Fermi again. So I'll just grab a 5870 or 6870. Whichever I feel like, I guess.
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post #3644 of 6939
Quote:
Originally Posted by Calexan View Post
well 11.5a is quite bulky & benefits mostly the 6600 series but if your mouse lags
& want to fix then hotfix is for you.. its just a matter of preference really
maybe i am wrong but IMO 11.5a is "bulky" as its the same installation for 32 & 64bit ver. both
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yup almost the same save for the fixes on certain issues..

so i use non hotfix version since i dont have any issues lol
    
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my 3dmark 11 scores on 11.5a are very less compared to 11.4 preview driver :'(
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Thanks for the opinions, though i received a 460 from a relative for $50, brand new. Couldn't pass that up, and I'll just hold onto it until the next cards come out at some point this year.

Not sure I really wanted to spend $200 on the cards currently available as they aren't much better then the 6850/460 cards just below them.
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Wow! A 460 for $50?! Nice!
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post #3649 of 6939
i have oc my card to 1000 core 1150 mem 1.250 volt

top temp in furmark is 89 in 10 minuts

is my oc good in save ?
post #3650 of 6939
Hi guys, new to this forum. Stumbled across it while searching for info on my 6850 I recently received.

Having an issue that i couldn't find a solution to in the many pages i went through.

My card is an HIS HD 6850 and for some unknown reason it just plain does not like any 11 series drivers. I get constant driver crashes while gaming at stock clocks. However, I did a full driver sweep and went to 10.10 drivers and they work perfectly. I've been thinking about going to 10.12 drivers but afraid to since 10.10 seems to be the only driver I found that works.

I really hate not being able to use the full power of my card (new drivers are supposed to be better, right?). Does anyone have an idea of what may be wrong? I'm thinking it may be a compatibility issue with another driver but I'd really hate to wipe my pc I just got it the way i want it.

Win7 ultimate 64
HIS HD 6850
Asus M4A785-M mainboard
AMD Phenom 9550 Quad core
4GB OCZ vista DDR2 800

More specs available if needed.
Any suggestions or help is appreciated.
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