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post #11 of 21
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Originally Posted by obsidian86;12655379 
might as well have gotten a 6950/6970

yea, you can get a unlockable 6950 for less than that 5850 cf! return the 5850s get a 6950
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post #12 of 21
Stick with 5850 cf.
     
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post #13 of 21
Keep the 5850's....piss all over a GTX580 and by the time they start to struggle faster cards then the GTX 580 will be out.

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Originally Posted by pangeltveit View Post
No...

A 5970 would outhweigh 2x 5850's.

A 5970 are 2x 5870's with the same clock as the 5850.

More SP, more everything
No....Just...No

Check reviews and you'll see that 5850 crossfire is slightly faster as they scale slightly better
post #14 of 21
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Keep the 5850's....piss all over a GTX580 and by the time they start to struggle faster cards then the GTX 580 will be out.



No....Just...No

Check reviews and you'll see that 5850 crossfire is slightly faster as they scale slightly better
What about Overclocking. Why does no one think of Overclocking?!!! Overclock the 5850s and what's stopping you for destroying anything.
     
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post #15 of 21
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Keep the 5850's....piss all over a GTX580 and by the time they start to struggle faster cards then the GTX 580 will be out.



No....Just...No

Check reviews and you'll see that 5850 crossfire is slightly faster as they scale slightly better
Hmm, Thought it was obvious that the HD 5970 would be better, my bad
post #16 of 21
http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon...w-crossfire/15
http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforce-gtx-580-review/16

http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforce-gtx-580-review/13
http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon...w-crossfire/11


OK, My freaking bad. I'm sorry OP, I was very wrong :[. This is ofcourse with old drivers that were really bad.
if you have the cash get the 580. but really I'd stick with these, the new drivers plus overclocking will probably be even better than the single 580.
     
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post #17 of 21
op should consider the 6950 6970 option



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Originally Posted by Spykerv View Post
http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon...w-crossfire/15
http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforce-gtx-580-review/16

http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforce-gtx-580-review/13
http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon...w-crossfire/11


OK, My freaking bad. I'm sorry OP, I was very wrong :[. This is ofcourse with old drivers that were really bad.
if you have the cash get the 580. but really I'd stick with these, the new drivers plus overclocking will probably be even better than the single 580.
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post #18 of 21
if it's me considering this issue, I would pick GTX580, a single always can be much flexible than dual cards SLI or Crossfire.
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why would anyone consider sli 580s when a 590 is just a few hundred dollars more?
Because some people pay rent.
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Because some people pay rent.
And sli 580s probably still kill a single card. And that too.
     
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