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so does the 6870 outperform the 5870?
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so does the 6870 outperform the 5870?
no, the 6870 wasnt designed to replace the 5870, the 6970 replaces the 5870
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well whats the best card for a 500watt psu?
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thats what it seems like. i just cant get used to the fact the nvidia is beating ati lol.
When was Nvidia losing?

And yeah get a GTX570.
    
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well whats the best card for a 500watt psu?
GTX460 or the GTX560 when it comes out in a couple of weeks.
    
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well whats the best card for a 500watt psu?
The Radeon HD 6870.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-401-_-Product
    
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If you can, wait for a GTX 560 and see what performance / price point it will bring.

My guess is it will be slightly better than a 470 for around $250.

Otherwise, you can go with a GTX 460 ( About $199 for the 1 GB versions )

or go with a 6870 ( $240 )

And oh yea, you can also go with a 470, the only one to go with right now is this one:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-513-_-Product

It's $245 AR, plus Mafia 2.

You have lots of options, and once again, it just boils down to what features you want, any of these cards will game fine.
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i know. i want the best but my psu and pcie slots are limiting me
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i know. i want the best but my psu and pcie slots are limiting me
cant you try and get some crimbo money and buy a new psu in january....?
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well whats the best card for a 500watt psu?
It depends on what else you have running in your system (number of active HDDs, which cpu and whether overclocked, number of fans etc).

But I'd hazard a guess at the 6950, which is also good value. Check the reviews: AnandTech power consumption
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