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Which is a better deal, 5870 or 560?

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There's a 200 dollar 2GB radeon 5870 on newegg right now. I can get that or a normal gtx 560 (probably evga, i like them) for 250 bucks.

I have no desire to do eyefinity btw. Which should I go for?
Edited by TrueOptic - 2/24/11 at 12:58pm
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Title says gtx560 but gtx460 is referred in the post. Anyway, here is the link shown some numbers between gtx560 and 5870.
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My bad, edited it. I did indeed mean 560.
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wow...$200 for a 2 GB 5870 sounds like a good deal to me.
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my bad.
I saw the OP posted 460 and I grabbed the 460 comparison.

Anyway, follow the link from linskingdom.
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wow...$200 for a 2 GB 5870 sounds like a good deal to me.
Yeah, I don't deny that at all, but I have no interest in eyefinity.
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Quote:
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Yeah, I don't deny that at all, but I have no interest in eyefinity.
It's called eyefinity edition because It has 6 display ports that will support eyefinity 6 well.

Previously, If you want to use 6 monitor eyefinity setup, you need to CF your card, but with this one, you can do it in one card.
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It's still a great card even without eye fininity
     
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So uh how is display port->HDMI? Is it like the same image standard or will some converting have to be done that could harm image quality?
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