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post #1 of 38
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Which graphic card should i buy 6870 or gtx 460 hawk? gtx 460 hawk is only 15$ cheaper than 6870. Physx and CUDA are not very important to me, i just want a strong card that will last longer.
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post #2 of 38
6870 will be better for you since CUDA and Physx wouldn't be useful for you.
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post #3 of 38
^^ that.

the 6870 is fast. but are faster in crossfireX. ( im an ower of a pair of sapphire's 6870's.
andi can tell u they can play anything at high FPS.
    
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post #4 of 38
1 6870 is enough. 2 6870s are Basically if you want 16xaa and 2560x1600.
post #5 of 38
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i dont plan CF or SLI.
is this 6870 loud?

what would be better to buy:
phenom x4 925+6870+scythe katana 3
or
phenom x4 955+gtx 460 hawk
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post #6 of 38
6870 better
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post #7 of 38
Amd Athlon 64 2800+ and noname 430watt is defiantly going to bottleneck, and probably fry your 6870 or whatever card you buy.
post #8 of 38
X4 955 + GTX 460 and no the 6870's are quiet.

I beleive in single gpu mode the 6870 is faster then a GTX 460.

And it uses VERY little power. and is on par with a 5850 or so..

6870's always nice!

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Originally Posted by funcut View Post
i dont plan CF or SLI.
is this 6870 loud?

what would be better to buy:
phenom x4 925+6870+scythe katana 3
or
phenom x4 955+gtx 460 hawk

Edited by Yoko Littner - 1/15/11 at 3:37am
    
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post #9 of 38
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Im buying a new pc. I think i will choose phenom x4 925+katana 3+6870 and OC CPU to about 3.2 ghz and thats it. it will be better zhan x4 955+gtx 460.
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post #10 of 38
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according to this review http://www.kitguru.net/components/gr...hd6870-review/ gtx 460 hawk is sometimes actually faster than 6870.
im confused now.
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