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post #11 of 26
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i mean me being a NVIDIA fan makes me feel uneasy using these filthy ATI parts. BUT, im just worried about performance and graphix SOOOOOOO, finally which would be a better choice???
post #12 of 26
AMD/ATI aren't filthy, both are good. A better choice would be a strong single GPU.
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post #13 of 26
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grrrrr!!! idk but i might end up going with 2 gtx 460s or 3 HD 5770s GRRRR its so hard to choose!!!!!!!!!!!!
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What's the rest of your system like?

Also, for the price you're willing to spend, I'd look into a single card solution instead of dual/tri cards.
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well i have some ....... sort of old parts, im going to be equipping my system with a core 2 quad Q8300 with 8gb worth of pc2-8500 ram as well as 1200W power supply, some nice dvd ram and im looking into a TB HDD with all the bootleg games i download . Also i cant buy a high end 570 in one day, the price would scare my parents so for me its better just to tease them with a price spent over a couple times.
post #16 of 26
I'd also suggest single cards before multiple cards. With a single card you don't have to worry about microstutter and I think it's always better to start off with a single card so you can add to it. You can't SLI another 460 once you have two, but if you have a 570/580, you could always add another in SLI.
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post #17 of 26
2 460's low ram...and LOVING IT... go FOR THE 460's!!!!
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post #18 of 26
Why are you looking at these older cards? Also, AMD is awesome.
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Does your board even support Crossfire or SLI?
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post #20 of 26
Massive drops in price on the 5770 lately as the 6870 is it's new replacement, should be able to pick up 2 of them for cheap.

I would look at a 6870 or 6950 if I were you, as you can always add another card in Xfire when prices drop.

I would avoid the older cards really unless you are getting them very very cheap, at least get DX11 support.
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