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post #11 of 13
Do you insist on sticking to an AMD card? If so the 6870 is a no-brainer, no double patterning but really really good.

But tbh, the GTX470 is just too awesome and it's a great bang for buck.
Edited by Mannerheim - 2/3/11 at 5:21am
post #12 of 13
Get a 6850 then flash it to a 6890
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6870 is 8% faster than 5850. Even though you don't plan to CF, it will scale better if you do.

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/H...D_6870/29.html
    
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