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I'd pick up a 6950 for that price point. Thats probably the best you could do. If you had $300 to spend maybe you could find 2 5850's.
I would love to know where I can find 5850's for $150 each! Where are you finding these prices.
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I would love to know where I can find 5850's for $150 each! Where are you finding these prices.
Flea bay brah. Found 5870s under $200
     
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The other thing to rember with crossfire/sli is that even if the drivers are good to allow scaling the game also has to be reasonably optimised for it.

Blackops for example drops me 20 odd fps using crossfire over just using 1 card ><

i would advise 1 bigger current card every time over duel cards, but if you already have 1 of a card its often a better performance per $ upgrade to double up than to buy into a whole new card. this is why people say buy 1 and get a 2nd later if you need it in a year or 2's time
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Blackops for example drops me 20 odd fps using crossfire over just using 1 card ><

do you mean 1 5870 is 20fps faster than your CF when pplaying CoDBO ???
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do you mean 1 5870 is 20fps faster than your CF when pplaying CoDBO ???

Yup, or more accurately my max fps was higher with 2 cards but my avg and low fps was lower by 20ish. Haven't played since the end of November though that games one buggy steaming pile of erm poo....not to mention the sound ><

just a case of poor optimisation which was the case with the whole game bad console port is bad :'(
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