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post #1 of 37
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Hi All

Its time for a new graphics setup on my sig rig below. I plan to keep the 4890 for a lesser build in the coming months. But need a new setup for my sig rig.

I live in New Zealand so prices are a bit different to most of you...

Heres my ideas:

Get one of these:
http://www.tastech.co.nz/product_inf...ucts_id=337367

Or get two of these and CF:
http://www.pcpacific.net/product_inf...b46c1fda20dd65

My budget is around NZ$600 mark so if you think you can find any better setup's combinations etc have a look at this website for NZ pricing:

http://pricespy.co.nz/category.php?k=350

This site lists the price for computer components in all shops in NZ so you can find the best price.

Thanks heaps for your help

Cheers
Edited by Stilldawn - 1/7/11 at 3:21pm
post #2 of 37
Get the 6970 then if you feel like its getting a little slow just buy another 6970 and CF
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post #3 of 37
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Lol I always say that to myself, but by the time Im ready to buy the second card its better just to get a newer one.
post #4 of 37
6850CF will give you more for your money.
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post #5 of 37
Quote:
Originally Posted by Neitzluber View Post
6850CF will give you more for your money.
well then, +1
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post #6 of 37
+1 to the 2 6850's. Can recomend www.computerlounge.co.nz.

they are usually one o f the cheapest and freight free anywhere in NZ and they will do a pricematch.

I myself plan to get some MSI Twin Frozer II 6870's. Mainly because they are very quiet comared to the others.
post #7 of 37
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Is the two 6850 actually better than a single 6970 though?
post #8 of 37
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Originally Posted by Stilldawn View Post
Is the two 6850 actually better than a single 6970 though?
Yes lemme get you a picture

6850's will have about double the FPS of a single 6850 due to the near perfect scaling of these cards




Edited by CovertCover - 1/8/11 at 1:29pm
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the question was

Is the two 6850 actually better than a single 6970 though?

i think either 6850 or 6870 in crossfire is an excellent choice
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Adam23 View Post
the question was

Is the two 6850 actually better than a single 6970 though?

i think either 6850 or 6870 in crossfire is an excellent choice
Lol I thought there was a 6970 in there

one second

Edited it, and the answer is still yes
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