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if im not wrong a 6870 is faster than a 5850... so i think overall the 6870 will be better?
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The 6870 replaces the 5850. The 6970 replaces the 5870.

6970 > 5870 > 6870 > 5850

With that being said, two 6870's actually bench higher than two 5870's.
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I went with the Xfx 6870 twin fan for $205 :-) should be here tomorrow. I'll put BC2 threw its paces think week and see how this 6870 does. I know the 11.2 drivers are due out this week also
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