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ok guys i am selling my trusty card tomorrow and i don't have on-board graphics so i need to place an order for one of the following cards...both are 6850's both the same price...just help me choose between the brands


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Just read a review from Tomshardware and they said that the asus is the better all rounder (less power consumption and heat and good overall overclocker 940mhz gpu pretty much guaranteed)

So which of the 2 would be better....and no i am not changing my mind to a 69xx series card...those are the 2 or unless you know of a better 6850 at a similar price.
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I have tha ASUS 5850 and it's been a really good card.
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Asus.
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I'd go with Asus as well. Stock clock is higher with the Asus and not only that, I have dealt with Asus RMA and Sapphire RMA as well. Asus exceeds them in almost every way. Plus Asus also has the voltage tweak as well. But might I suggest the Visiontek 6850. It has slightly lower clock than the Asus but has a lifetime warranty instead of 3 year. Also IMO the ref cooler looks better.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...29167&Tpk=6850
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Looks like the asus is the winner...sorry jfizz84 newegg does not accept international credit cards for some reason or they don't like shipping to skybox addresses in florida or something.
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