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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?
They will provide you with the adapter I believe.
There is a mini display to HDMI adapter included in the package.
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5870 is a dying king. it's only 3% faster than GTX 560 at all resolutions.
that said, the 2 GB HD 5870 will do a bit better if u game at 1600p or 1200p with high AA

at most, the HD 5870 will be 9% faster than GTX 560.
when overclocked though, the 560 will owns the 5870.
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Which has better DX11 performance?
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GTX560 has better Tessellation which boosts performance quite a lot on games that make use of it.

HD5870 has just moar horsepower for the rest.

Anyways, with 11.2 Catalysts that should change, they make some nice boost on Tessellation with HD5 series.

I say get HD6870. It has more or less the same horsepower as the HD5870, just that it tessellates ages better.
   
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post #15 of 15
I vote for 5870. Never had a problem with it. Was my first ATI card. Absolutely no driver problems, mine wasn't eyefinity tho.
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