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Should I take this deal?

post #1 of 9
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5850 for $188 after promo code, and $30 mail in rebate and $15 giftcard:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150477

was planning on a 6870 for my sig rig, but money is kinda tight right now.
Is it worth jumping on this deal (2 days left in promo code)

Mostly play starcraft 2 and League of Legends in 1920x1080, and have no desire to crossfire till next big upgrade

Worth it?

Edit: It's $188 before mail-in rebate and gift card
Edited by Mr.Zergling - 1/10/11 at 10:35pm
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post #2 of 9
yer it will suit u fine as 6870 is only just a bit better and that sounds like great deal
post #3 of 9
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Just jumped on this, as it is such a good deal.
Now just the cpu and mobo.
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post #4 of 9
No voltage control

You'll probably be limited to about 850 core/1150 memory.
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post #5 of 9
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Originally Posted by Confessed View Post
No voltage control

You'll probably be limited to about 850 core/1150 memory.
Meh. I don't really care about GPU Oc'ing, I just want to game on it
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post #6 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Confessed View Post
No voltage control

You'll probably be limited to about 850 core/1150 memory.
uh, i don't know where you're getting that from because i have the exact same product and i can control the voltage.
post #7 of 9
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Originally Posted by kiwiasian View Post
uh, i don't know where you're getting that from because i have the exact same product and i can control the voltage.
That makes it all the sweeter
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post #8 of 9
Ya, go for it... it's a great deal.
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post #9 of 9
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Glad I ordered before it went out of stock

Edit: Nvm, its the black edition 5850 thats out of stock
Edited by Mr.Zergling - 1/11/11 at 10:26am
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