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I was thinking possibly a 580 or Crossfire 5850s.

What do you guys think?
Edited by Brien - 1/19/11 at 11:10am
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1) 5850's would be Crossfire. SLI is for NVidia
2) Neither. I would Crossfire 6870s.
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If you can pick up a 580 for $450...by all means.

Crossfire 6870's. Or, pick up a 570, and save up for another later and SLI.
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Originally Posted by Brien View Post
I was thinking possibly a 580 or Crossfire 5850s.

What do you guys think?
Well http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814162070

Galaxy 570 ~320$ after rebate.
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Crossfire 6870's for sure, or if you can find used 5870's for around $210 a piece I would choose those.

Eh, scratch the 5870 idea, 2 6870's perform better. Get 2 6870's.
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A couple of HD6870's would be a good idea.
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5850 of course.
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Just go with 580, maybe one day you will wanna buy another 580 to run SLI. But actually I will wait for 560Ti (Super Overclock version), its performance even gets better than reference 570. 560s SLI will be the better choice.
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