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I currently have a bfg gtx 280 oc. I can get the xfx xxx 5870 at a good price. Will this be a noticable ugrade ? Should i get the 5870 ?

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post #2 of 8
Dx10 vs Dx11 grab the 5870
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post #3 of 8
My friend = gtx 280 -> can't play Bad Company 2 decently
Me = 5870 -> bc2 runs smoothly at high quality
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post #4 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by adventfred View Post
Dx10 vs Dx11 grab the 5870
DX11 isnt even mainstream yet.

How ever if you can still get a good deal on teh 5870 by all means do so.
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post #5 of 8
If you can get a good deal on a 5870, go for it. You will see roughly twice the performance overall.
 
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post #6 of 8
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Ok guys got the card and installed it. About to test black ops. Driver cleaner ran and all that. Also got card for 150 bucks. Its the xfx xxx 5870.
I know windows index means nothing but went from 7.1 to 7.8.
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I7 930 @4 g ASUS x58 Sabertooth XFX 5870 XXX 12 GIG OCZ Gold DDR3 -1333 6x4 
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Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2 x vertex2 60g ssd Raid 0 WINDOWS 7-64 Ultimate LG Flatron W2353V Logitec G15 
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Another question, should i use my 280 gtx for physix ? Will this improve my 5870 ?
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Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
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Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2 x vertex2 60g ssd Raid 0 WINDOWS 7-64 Ultimate LG Flatron W2353V Logitec G15 
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post #8 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by Newguy09 View Post
Another question, should i use my 280 gtx for physix ? Will this improve my 5870 ?
BC2 doesn't use PhysX
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