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post #11 of 17
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The point is that 6850 is crossfire is faster than GTX580 single
And if i go to 6870 crossfire i'll get a much higher results
I don't need 170 fps on 6870 Cross ,instead of my 140 on crossfire with 6850.
And i still have Samsung 22" 1680*1050

So my 6850 goes smooth on this resolution.
And if i need i' ll get the second.
And i don't have these money for another upgrade.
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post #12 of 17
Your 3dmark 11 benchmark is with performance settings right? just benched my 5830 got p3417 its overlocked tho at 900core 1140 memory
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Rustynails;12204833 
well bang for buck the 6870 is better right? you can get it for the same price

confused.gif Link? I just bought mine 3 weeks ago and 6870 was still $30-50 more depending on brand. To make room for other upgrades I went with the 6850.

I OC'd cautiously on mine. Got up to 950/1180 with 1.18v. Temps were 70C max using stock cooler. 45% fan speed and was still quiet but that don't mean much coming from me since I am hard-of-hearing.
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At 4Ghz on the cpu I would have thought your heaven and 3dmark11 would have been higher than mine?
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post #15 of 17
A HIS 6870 comes within $20 of the Gigabyte 6850 AFTER a mail in rebate. But if you're like me you:

1. Can't mail in a rebate to save your life.

and

2. Wouldn't spend money on an HIS GPU to start with.

All in all 6850 is still great for the money and what you can do with it.
     
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Pao;12209965 
1. Can't mail in a rebate to save your life.

You just reminded me that I haven't mailed in mine yet!
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post #17 of 17
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Arrowslinger;12209884 
At 4Ghz on the cpu I would have thought your heaven and 3dmark11 would have been higher than mine?

i tested with extreme tesselation. Hava a closer look.
and post yours:p
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