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post #11 of 30
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Originally Posted by SAMOEDADDY View Post
From what I read the 400 series produce alot of heat and noise. But I guess it depends on who you ask. The 500 series took a leap at better noise and heat production.
That is true of the 470 and 480, however the 460 is quite cool as it does not use the same chipset
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post #12 of 30
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I have an Ati now, and To be hoenst not that impressed with the drivers, are the Nividias Drivers any better?
The grass is not always greener on the other side. I lived both sides and there are driver issues on both sides. There are so many variables that it is hard to pinpoint one solution. I personally wouldnt worry about the drivers. You will find some that work. If not it is not cause of drivers, it could be other issues. Are some drivers better than others, yes, but green and red both have issue. I am not a fanboy of either.
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post #13 of 30
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So the 5850 is faster than the 460, But is it $30 Faster

Im not a super Tight Budget, but i obviously don't want to spend money where i don't have too.
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post #14 of 30
What do you play? Check out this review and decide yourself

http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon-6950-6970-review/
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post #15 of 30
Tired of everyone asking this, 5850 for single card, 460's for SLI
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post #16 of 30
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The 6950 and 6970 Are a bit too pricey for my taste.

I play Mostly FPS and some RTS
(Black Ops, Starcraft) Stuff like that.
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post #17 of 30
Another thing to think about is your power supply. It is only 450w and it looks like 500w is what you need.
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post #18 of 30
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Originally Posted by turtleslikejohn View Post
Tired of everyone asking this, 5850 for single card, 460's for SLI
If people didnt ask the same questions, then we would not have a forum. Plus people want it personalized to themselves. Be nice!!
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post #19 of 30
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Originally Posted by SAMOEDADDY View Post
Another thing to think about is your power supply. It is only 450w and it looks like 500w is what you need.
Yeah, I thought of that And I am going to upgrade to Corsair tx650, THat should be enough right?
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post #20 of 30
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Yeah, I thought of that And I am going to upgrade to Corsair tx650, THat should be enough right?
Yes
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