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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 #11 of 36
2 overclocked 5850's will eat 1 6970 alive , i didnt see much difference from 5850 to 6950 until i flashed it with 6970 bios and i got a few more fps .

though get 1 6970 now and get another later .
    
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post #12 of 36
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Originally Posted by Cyph3r View Post
Exactly haha.
Do you ever wonder why people get a single 580 instead of dual 470s? Upgrades. He'll want to upgrade from dual 5850s someday, and he'll have to go through the hassle of selling them which is never fun(Fun for the buyer though, PM me for a $225+shipping 5870). With a single 6970, he can get another someday instead of selling it and grabbing a 580.
    
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post #13 of 36
Add a poll, then you'll have your answer .
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post #14 of 36
not to throw another wrench into the mix...

how about...

buy another 28" monitor and save up for eyefinity?
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post #16 of 36
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Originally Posted by yang88she View Post
not to throw another wrench into the mix...

how about...

buy another 28" monitor and save up for eyefinity?
Oh my thats a good idea!
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post #17 of 36
by the most opinions, it's more logical to get 6970 now.
ask "others" what they gonna do with 4870x2.... I'll never give even $50 for each this days
I'm not trying to be mean but that the case when you dealing with modern technology
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post #18 of 36
vote to add...more screens...

can't ever have enough of screens =D
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post #19 of 36
I'd go for a second 5850.
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post #20 of 36
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16814150506
this is a better deal no?
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