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post #11 of 18
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drivers make a difference

my 5770 with the last drivers performs almost the same as the launch 6850
So if it's that close to the 6850 then why did I spend $570 getting new cards?

I went from 5770's to 6870's.
post #12 of 18
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... Not many people game at 2560x1600, let alone people with a HD5770. ....
True, but if you calculate the amount of pixels, that equals 4,096,000 (aka 4 mega pixels). That's close to what I use now to game with my three monitors and softTH. My gaming resolution is 3840x1024 (which equals 3,932,160 pixels).

So since I've had my eyes on a 5770 since it was released (and sadly I still don't have one because of financial reasons...aka I have a wife and two kids. I still use SoftTH and I have yet to win any ATI GPU, though I've entered 30 contests since the 5 series was released).

Anyway,2560*1600 is a great indication for me. Now for others that game at higher multimonitor resolutions, it's not a so bad baseline.
     
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I know mine are still holding in there. They may not be at the top of the charts for synthetic benchmarks, but they are still plenty for real world performance.

I was really starting to get hyped up about the 68xx and 69xx series, but then I sat back and thought about it. I have no issues playing any of my current games, so why do I want to upgrade? I thought about moving to a single 5870, that would really be it for now.

They are still pretty good cards.
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I think we would see better results if that stupid turbo mode on the CPU was off as it skews results.
post #15 of 18
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Seems like it would have been a better idea to test at 1680x1050 and 1920x1080, maybe even 1440x900 or 1600x900, instead of one test of 1920x1080 and many tests of 2560x1600. Pretty unrealistic and non-representative testing in my opinion. Not many people game at 2560x1600, let alone people with a HD5770. Interesting none the less I suppose, just not representative of the majority of HD5770 real world gaming use.
Though I like seeing tests at 1600x900 because that's my resolution at the moment, I think they do this on purpose to show a more noticeable difference than the smaller resolutions. IMO that is.
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My 5770 is still holding very strong. Quite happy with it, won't upgrade till something major demands it.
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post #17 of 18
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drivers make a difference

my 5770 with the last drivers performs almost the same as the launch 6850
No it doesn't.
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No it doesn't.
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