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perhaps get another 5850 again?
I was kinda thinking this but dunno...
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Get another 5850. Crossfire 5850 is better than 6970, especially with the right drivers.

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I was kinda thinking this but dunno...
For the price you'll end up paying for another 5850, you might as well sell the good 5850, get two 6950's and flash 6970 bios, and finish by rocking out!

In all seriousness, move up to the 69xx series.
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For the price you'll end up paying for another 5850, you might as well sell the good 5850, get two 6950's and flash 6970 bios, and finish by rocking out!

In all seriousness, move up to the 69xx series.
This is what I was thinking my buddy wants to upgrade so i told him id sell him my good 5850 since it also clocks pretty well (see sig)
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Or he could grab a used 5850 from the marketplace
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This is what I was thinking my buddy wants to upgrade so i told him id sell him my good 5850 since it also clocks pretty well (see sig)
Yeah sell that one to your buddy, and pick up a 69** series card since they CFX better, it would seem like a better investment in the long run.
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This is what I was thinking my buddy wants to upgrade so i told him id sell him my good 5850 since it also clocks pretty well (see sig)
if you allready have a buyer then sell it
i was thinking that selling it would be just a problem and thus recommended another 5850, since you allready have a buyer go ahead and sell it and get better

edit:
forgot to say that i recommend nvidias 570 or 580
Edited by Deathclaw - 2/13/11 at 7:10pm
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