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which one is better? or other cards lower than 220$(ati cards)
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Pretty sure Crossfire 5770s are gonna be more powerful, since they're roughly as good as a single 5870 and a single 5870 is more powerful than a single 6850.

That said, I'd pick up one of the many 6870's on Newegg right now. You can get some for $200 after MIR.
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Originally Posted by amd+ati View Post
which one is better? or other cards lower than 220$(ati cards)
Heres and existing thread on this, it shows all the arguments and stuff and also a poll i hope it is very useful for you:
http://www.overclock.net/ati/859434-...le-6850-a.html

pretty interesting read as well if you ask me

your welcome.
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Heres and existing thread on this, it shows all the arguments and stuff and also a poll i hope it is very useful for you:
http://www.overclock.net/ati/859434-...le-6850-a.html

pretty interesting read as well if you ask me

your welcome.
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your welcome and thanks for the rep
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