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post #11 of 17
570 isint enough of an upgrade to warrant the cost IMO

6850CF will be a great performer and within your power limits (assuming that's why you don't go SLI with your 560ti)

But in all honesty i think you'll be able to nearly max out Skyrim with your 560ti with a decent OC. The rest of your system is fast enough to pick up the slack.
    
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Well in terms of raw power, the 6850 CF has a definite advantage. But you also have to deal with the crossfire problems. Such as not all games support it, microstutter, etc. I have not had a dual card set up yet though, this is what I've read online and I've been putting SLI/CF aside for awhile now.

What's wrong with your 560 ti you have now?
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Another 560+a new PSU would be cheaper than buying 2 new cards. This is if you were planning to keep the 560 and not sell it.
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Another 560+a new PSU would be cheaper than buying 2 new cards. This is if you were planning to keep the 560 and not sell it.
I'd be tempted to lean this way. Get a nice modular one with support for multiple cards and another 560.

Barring that, definitely two 6850s over a 570. Even though you can't OC them as much, in games where you have dual card support you'll reap the rewards.
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Originally Posted by LivingChampion View Post
Another 560+a new PSU would be cheaper than buying 2 new cards.
Not after I sell the 560 and make up for most of the cost of the 6850's though.

I'm leaning on going for the 6850's right now, and I'm ordering tonight. Any last thoughts guys?
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post #16 of 17
Last thoughts:

Stop second guessing yourself.

buy the 6850 cyclone twins already
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post #17 of 17
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Last thoughts:

Stop second guessing yourself.

buy the 6850 cyclone twins already
lol alright, I'm ordering them now

Thanks for the help guys!
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