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i meant 650W sorry dudes frown.gif
awww too bad i wont buy a new PSU i'll stay with one.

If you don't overclock them yes, but you may want to try and get some 6850's? Your processor would be good as you aren't going to overclock it.
See if you can get someone to swap you a 6850 and buy a second 6850? thumb.gif

I have enough power, but i'm swapping someone a used 6870 for a new 6850 to match my current one! thumb.gif

(i gain overclocking potential and less power)
 
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6870 +6850 is good?
ill do like this if it is smile.gif
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post #4903 of 6939
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6870 +6850 is good?
ill do like this if it is smile.gif

6870+6850 = 6850+6850
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look good for wattage smile.gif
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6870 +6850 is good?
ill do like this if it is smile.gif

It's what i've got, i'm swapping it with a new 6850 to match in the upcoming week. It works fine, you can run the two cards with different shaders and different clocks. However i'd suggest running them both at the same personally. Know anyone building a new PC? See if you can get a 6850 to match then you'll be fine!
 
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My newest record tongue.gif

P30766


375

Maybe cpu limited? smile.gif
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My newest record tongue.gif
P30766
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Maybe cpu limited? smile.gif

i7 920.. @ 4.2GHz CPU limited?

Seriously.. I doubt it's a CPU limit. i7 920 is still strong, could be HT playing up with 3D. Try disabling it! thumb.gif

I actually don't get CPU limited in all games with my Q9400. Racing games mostly (Dirt 2 + 3) use both cards at about 80%. To get about 60FPS. (vsync on) - i think,
 
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Seriously.. I doubt it's a CPU limit. i7 920 is still strong, could be HT playing up with 3D. Try disabling it! thumb.gif

I actually don't get CPU limited in all games with my Q9400. Racing games mostly (Dirt 2 + 3) use both cards at about 80%. To get about 60FPS. (vsync on) - i think,

I was just kidding, my previous Vantage score (same 920 @4.2Ghz) was like 29xxx, same speed of both 6870, 980/1150. biggrin.gif
Nope, disabling the hyperthreading won't give you nothing (but less cpu power & temp). wink.gif
Edited by arrow0309 - 2/20/12 at 4:01am
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I was just kidding, my previous Vantage score (same 920 @4.2Ghz) was like 29xxx, same speed of both 6870, 980/1150. biggrin.gif
Nope, disabling the hyperthreading won't give you nothing (but less cpu power & temp). wink.gif

It can play up with some games supposedly! thumb.gif
So it seems most 6870 can get to about 970-980. Most 6850's can get 1000+ easily. I know from what people have them clocked at here, and personal experience! thumb.gif
 
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