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post #1 of 11
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Guys I have this question. I have a eVga GeForce GTS 450 Fermi oc'ed to 950/1900/1905 (Core/Shader/Memory). Is it worth it to upgrade to a Radeon HD6850 just for a few fps improvment ??
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post #2 of 11
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Originally Posted by SayTR;11879672 
Guys I have this question. I have a eVga GeForce GTS 450 Fermi oc'ed to 950/1900/1905 (Core/Shader/Memory). Is it worth it to upgrade to a Radeon HD6850 just for a few fps improvment ??

If I were you I would save up money for a 6950 so you can unlock it.
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post #3 of 11
Given that you can also overclock a 6850 and it goes up aginst a GTX 460 it would be quicker, but I tend to agree with C.ronaldo7 in that if you really want a performance increase, look at either the GTX 560 (coming soon) or a HD6950.
post #4 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by SayTR;11879672 
Guys I have this question. I have a eVga GeForce GTS 450 Fermi oc'ed to 950/1900/1905 (Core/Shader/Memory). Is it worth it to upgrade to a Radeon HD6850 just for a few fps improvment ??



It would not worth upgrading to 6850 with that impressive OC.
Save up for the 6950.thumb.gif
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post #5 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by dihartnell;11881925 
Given that you can also overclock a 6850 and it goes up aginst a GTX 460 it would be quicker, but I tend to agree with C.ronaldo7 in that if you really want a performance increase, look at either the GTX 560 (coming soon) or a HD6950.

umm, he has gts 450, not gtx460
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post #6 of 11
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umm, he has gts 450, not gtx460
He never said he had a GTX 460, he was saying the 6850 is a little quicker than the GTX 460 and everyone knows the GTX 460 is better than the GTS 450. biggrin.gif
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post #7 of 11
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Yea but guys I don't plan on upgrading anything at the moment, I'm actually fine with the GTS 450 for now. I know a HD 6950 can be unlocked to a 6970 and save up, But right now all I want to know is that if a HD 6850 can outperform a GTS 450 ?
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post #8 of 11
yes it will definetly outperform the GTS 450.
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post #9 of 11
It might out perfom it, but it's not with the upgrade. Plus ATI drivers have so many issues and don't play nice. You would have to go through alot of work to switch from nvidia to ati/amd. I would stay with the 450 untill you are unhappy with it.
post #10 of 11
What is wrong with everyone in here? The 6850 spanks a GTS 450, hell even the 5770 is faster. GTS 450 to HD6850 is definitely worth the upgrade, and if you overclock the 6850 you can get performance equivalent to GTS 450 SLI. Go for the 6850, add another down the line & whoop on GTX 580/HD5970 owners for less $$. I just installed mine and it's ****ing great, very low power consumption, runs real cool, and I can play BC2 maxed out @ 1920x1200. eek.gif

Good luck, hope this helps.
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