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I have the MSI R5770 Hawk, great card, OC to 950 MHz, havent really tried to go higher.

I'm just not too sure about crossfiring since I see some people complain about microstutter.

I already put at ad out on craigslist selling my Hawk for $160, so If I do manage to sell it what would be the best choice? I want to double my performance.
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$160 for a used 5770?
yeah....
anyway get a 6870
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MSI R5770 Hawk still retail for $189.99 here in Canada, plus taxes and shipping leave the total at about $230.
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my mistake didn't see that you were in canadia
It's $160 ish new over here
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Originally Posted by Snowman1989 View Post
MSI R5770 Hawk still retail for $189.99 here in Canada, plus taxes and shipping leave the total at about $230.
I could probably sell you a lightly used reference 5770 for 120 dollars shipped to Canada.
    
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Doesn't the 5770 scale really well though? I'd probably get another one.
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5770 prices should be dropping even more in the near future. im waiting for them to hit the $120(u.s.) range and im going quadfire.
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5770 prices should be dropping even more in the near future. im waiting for them to hit the $120(u.s.) range and im going quadfire.
But quadfire scaling is sooo bad.
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I could probably sell you a lightly used reference 5770 for 120 dollars shipped to Canada.
Sounds good, if you still have it after boxing day and I don't find good deals on 6870 or 6950 I'll contact you.
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Doesn't the 5770 scale really well though? I'd probably get another one.
they don't scale near as well as the 6850/6870 does
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