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Good info thanks everyone, wont be long till I get it in order, gonna go with a couple 6870's which should keep this rig alive until I can save funds for a proper new one
    
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lol all those funny comment, if his 4870s were 512mb he will notice a huge increase, plus eyefinity, dx11, ......... or buy a 5860

pd: im waiting for my 6870 (i hate fedex, dhl, ups)
post #13 of 27
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Weathers killin your shipping atm I work at Fed Ex and its been hell all week, same at ups my last item off newegg took 5 days for 3 day shipping -_- And grats on your new card, Cant wait to get some money put back for a couple myself
    
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Dual 4870's would trade blows with a 6870, but you would find a multitude of benefits going to a single card setup including less heat, power draw, and the ability to have dual 6870's, which scale insanely well.
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Seeing that the 5860 doesnt exist you can add yourself to the incorrect.



I dont see it...Where you getting this info?
If a 4870 roughly = 5770.
And benchmarks show that 4870x2 trade blows with a 5870.
And benchmarks show that Dual 5770s is usually on par with a 5870 or slightly faster.
Then if a 6870 is almost as fast or on par with a 5870 depending on the benchmark, everything begins to line up.
Edited by dude120 - 2/5/11 at 12:16am
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post #15 of 27
4870x2=5870

6870 < 5870.

Therefore:

6870 < CF 4870
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I seem to find the comparisons in this thread misleading and incorrect. Except for reflex99.
    
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I seem to find the comparisons in this thread misleading and incorrect. Except for reflex99.
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And dude120. My apologies I read about three or four posts and posted.
    
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eh, you threw the 5770 in there. Didn't really see where you wanted to go with that.

You should come back to eGO forum sometime.
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eh, you threw the 5770 in there. Didn't really see where you wanted to go with that.

You should come back to eGO forum sometime.
All encompassing post, other people talked about it.
It was 1:30 in the morning?

I'd like to go back to EGO, hopefully I can soon. Just been insanely busy. I've been an Eg for like 2 years now, lol.
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