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Option 1 : 5830 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-497-_-Product


Now I am kinda skeptical about this 5850 becuase it is just 169... to good to be true? : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-386-_-Product

these r my 2 options any suggestions would be lovely!
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Well the 5850 would obviously perform better but it exhausts hot air into your case rather the out the back although it would probably be better as it looks like the custom cooler on it would keep the temps lower and it'd probably be quieter too.

XFX are usually just over priced, but have lifetime warranty.
PowerColor have really good prices, but their warranty is only for 2 years, and it's limited.

I'd get the 5850.
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which 5850 do u think i should get? :S i just think for some reason 169$ is to good 2 b true, also for the 5830 after mail in rebate its only 139$, 10$ more then a 5770 what do u think?
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sapphire cards tend to do pretty well. I dont like powercolor my self because it took them 2 months to RMA my freaking old 4870. I boo them for that and it still doest work lol.
 
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i think ill get the 5830, 30$ mail in rebate is also nice 139.99 ater mail in rebate not bad tbh..
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I would get the 5850 instead of the 5830.
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Do u think the 5830 is a good buy?
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Get a 5850, not a 5830.
    
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The 5850 will give you between 37 to 45 percent more performance (depending upon your screen resolution), for only 21.4 percent more money.

$170 for the 5850 vs. $140 AR for the 5830...unless you really need to save $30, I would get the 5850 over the 5830. Another thing you have to factor in is you may or may not get your rebate.
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