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I have 2x ATI HD4850s at the moment, and i get FPS lag in bad company 2 and starcraft sometimes.

I want to upgrade to something faster than a GTX 460, But i dont know what ATI Card to get, i will probably get another of the one i get eventually.

Is the HD6850 worth it? or would the 5870 be better? I have £200 which is about 300 USD
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post #2 of 9
If you're sure you'll be going dual in the near future, the 6850 or 6870 would be the way to go. 5870 would be a little better as a single card than the 6870, but not in Crossfire.

Dual 460s would also be great and cheaper than 6870s.
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You could also go for a 6950
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Selling a EVGA GTX 460 1Gb SC if your interested. I never had any fps issues in either games with this card.
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6950 and unlock it?
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Selling a EVGA GTX 460 1Gb SC if your interested. I never had any fps issues in either games with this card.
You can`t make sale posts/threads on OCN untill you get 35 reps according to the foum rules..

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I have 2x ATI HD4850s at the moment, and i get FPS lag in bad company 2 and starcraft sometimes.

I want to upgrade to something faster than a GTX 460, But i dont know what ATI Card to get, i will probably get another of the one i get eventually.

Is the HD6850 worth it? or would the 5870 be better? I have £200 which is about 300 USD
a 5870 rapes a 6870.. so a 6850 is nothing compaired to a 5870
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Shorty, what benchmarks are you seeing where the 5870 rapes the 6870? I've seen it edge out the 6870 some, but it was definitely not rape. Rape, to me, would be like putting a 5850 up against a 6970...just no chance of it catching up. The 5870 and 6870 are close, since the 6870 slots right between the 5850 and 5870 in terms of performance...it's not that big of a difference, or else I'm missing something in all the benchmarks and reviews.
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Yes, do not get the 5870 thinking it will blow the 6870 out of the water. You will not see drastic gains over the 6870, and if you choose to Crossfire later, dual 6870 is a good deal better than dual 5870.
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