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Hey I was wondering if I should go ahead and get another 4890, or go with a 6850. What are the comparisons of these 2 cards?. Is the 6850 better, because for the same price as a cheap 4890 I can get a cheap 6850 for about $130 on Ebay.
    
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Get another 4890, the 6850 is a good card but it's really not that powerful.
    
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When you're first going to upgrade, I'd say the 6950, or you could go with the 4890 and go for the 7-series when it's released.
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Going from a 4890 to a 6850 is a bit of a side grade. The 6850 is more powerful, but not by much. At the very least I would upgrade to a 6950, or just get that second 4890 for some crossfire.
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Originally Posted by ph10m;12088575 
When you're first going to upgrade, I'd say the 6950, or you could go with the 4890 and go for the 7-series when it's released.

I am just gonna go with a second 4890 I get some more cash here soon. I get about a couple grand for my 18th B day, so ill cash that in on Sandy Bridge and some other stuff.

Also I doubt they would call it AMD 7000 series, since there was already a 7000 series before lol.
    
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I am just gonna go with a second 4890 I get some more cash here soon. I get about a couple grand for my 18th B day, so ill cash that in on Sandy Bridge and some other stuff.

Also I doubt they would call it AMD 7000 series, since there was already a 7000 series before lol.

I wish I got a couple grand for my B-Days.
    
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I wish I got a couple grand for my B-Days.

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