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As the title states, im interested in upgrading my setup. What card would give me a noticeable boost in performance at 1920 x 1080? Also needs to be under 400 dollars.
    
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post #2 of 33
Try a radeon HD5850 or GTX470
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Wouldnt that be a downgrade?
    
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post #4 of 33
i had a 5770, then i went with a 6870 and it was a great improvement. but if you have it to spend...i go with a 6950 or 6970.
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post #5 of 33
CF 5770 is close to 5870.
So a 6950 unlcok to 6970 should give you the most improvement.
However, upgrade to a single 6870/5850 (better oc to 5870 speed) would be more like a sidegrade but you will have less problem with single card compares to CF setup.
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If I got a 6950 and flashed it to a 6970 how much of a difference would there be?
    
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post #7 of 33
5870 would be a side grade.

As for the flashed 6950, I think the performance is fairly close. The 6970 is able to OC higher though.
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post #8 of 33
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So basically, there isnt a single card that will give me a noticeable improvement for under 400 dollars.
    
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post #9 of 33
6950 unlcok should perform on par to a 6970. basically exactly the same thing.
However, limited by the VRM design and on the 2 6pins pcie power, 6950 has less overclock headroom. However, the 69xx series is getting close to the clock limit anyway.
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post #10 of 33
Under $400?

GTX 570. Get it and don't look back.
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