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My computer is very old so now i want buy a new one.

Phenom II X4 955
4 gb DDR3
Asrock 770 extreme3
Samsung 500gb F3
Seasonic 520w
Thermaltake V3

And now i don't know what GPU should i buy. I have to choose between 6850,gtx 460 and 5850.

sapphire 5850(non reference)cost about 300$ in my state: http://www1.sapphiretech.com/us/gall...5_PCIE_C01.JPG

sapphire 6850 285$
msi r6850 (not cyclone) 285$

msi gtx 460 280$
gigabyte gtx 460 280$
PoV gtx 460 280$


price is not problem with theese GPU
I don't plan CF
power draw and temperatures aren't problem
Edited by funcut - 12/31/10 at 3:04am
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post #2 of 19
6950 best election atm...

good price(nearly same with 6870) and can do everytime 6950-to 6970 with bıos mod..

and also you can buy 6870 for theese prices..

carefull,

dont think 5xxx series...
dont think gtx 460(you can buy gtx470)
dont think 6850


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you must buy,

1.6950
2-6870
3-gtx470(if you like nvidia
Edited by calebkan - 12/31/10 at 2:57am
    
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post #3 of 19
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6870 cost 400$
6950 cost 450$
gtx 470 cost 350$( but i would not buy it because of temperatures and noise)
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post #4 of 19
6870 400$!!!

where?

this prices wrong i think
    
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post #5 of 19
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Prices are very different in US and in my country.
Components are almost 2x cheaper in US.
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post #6 of 19
Well if the you cant get around the prices where you are out of those if you aren't going to crossfire in the future I would say grab the 5850
    
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post #7 of 19
bro 6870 around 300$ atm..it cant be 400$!!!

sen me link pls..

go amazon.com and search 6870...you will see prices...

and theese cards very more expensive my country than you bro

and dont think to buy older seriess like 5xxx..

you must think about 6xxxseries..
Edited by calebkan - 12/31/10 at 3:18am
    
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post #8 of 19
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post #9 of 19
oww

so 5850 better for you bro..

because 5850 powerfull than 6850..its old series but strong..
    
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post #10 of 19
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if i live in US i could buy i7+6850 CF and other stuff for price that i pay here
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