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post #11 of 15
i wouldnt do it the 6800s are really only faster then 5800s in heavy tes.
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post #12 of 15
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Originally Posted by OptimusCaik View Post
Get a 6950 2GB. At least consider it.
This. The 68xx cards are pretty pointless with the 6950 2GB (ESPECIALLY if unlocked to a 6970).
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post #13 of 15
68xx was meant to replace the 57xx series. the 69xx series was meant to replace the 58xx & 5970 cards.

Add another 5850 as they are cheap for xfire awesomeness or go w/ a 6950. good luck
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now trying to thread hijack, bout how does the 6870 xfire setup compare to a 2gb 69xx?
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now trying to thread hijack, bout how does the 6870 xfire setup compare to a 2gb 69xx?
They will be faster of course, gap might be smaller at high resolutions, but 6870 wins easily.
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