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Crossfire 5850's or upgrade to a 6970?

Poll Results: Should I buy another 5850 and crossfire or sell my 5850 and upgrade to a 6970?

Poll expired: Mar 1, 2011  
  • 56% (18)
    crossfire two 5850's
  • 43% (14)
    upgrade to the 6970
32 Total Votes  
post #1 of 36
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I am not sure what I should do and need some feedback. Newegg has a screaming deal on this 5850;

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814131386

I have one of these already. So the question is buy another or sell my 5850 and upgrade to a 6970?
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post #2 of 36
Personally I'd go for the Crossfire 5850's, would be a lot faster That's a good deal aswell!
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post #3 of 36
This is real deal!!!.... but I'll go with newest 6970
sell it your old AX5850 to reduce expenses... and later on add another 6970
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post #4 of 36
go 6970...hands down
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post #5 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kolovrat View Post
This is real deal!!!.... but I'll go with newest 6970
sell it your old AX5850 to reduce expenses... and later on add another 6970
Yeah but by the time he comes to getting another 6970, everyone would say "Sell the 6970 and buy a single HD8870 (or whatevers out at the time)"

Personally I'd go for the Dual 5850's, better performance and cheaper, might aswell take advantage of it now.
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post #6 of 36
That's one Helluva deal, but honestly its up to you, i think i'd go with crossfire 5850s for that price, hell if you have 2 slots open, get 2 more 5850s, and do tri-fire (if you can, i dont know about that intel board, and im too lasy to look it up).
post #7 of 36
5850, are you guys dumb?!

get what gives you the best performance
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post #8 of 36
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5850, are you guys dumb?!

get what gives you the best performance
Exactly haha.
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post #9 of 36
pending on games, you hear a lot of 5xxx owners not too happy w/ their CF scaling
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post #10 of 36
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OH man you guy aren't making this decision any easier. LOL! I am leaning in the direction of the extra 5850 as the price is so cheap but I don't know.
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