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I might have to consider the 6850 then.

A Sapphire 1GB Toxic 6850 is £153 from Ebuyer. Has 2 DVI (only one is dual link, shouldn't matter too much for what I want to do), HDMI, and 2 Mini DP.

Would that perform better than the MSI or EVGA 460s?
Yes, its a very good card but i would get the regular one for less. The toxic would overclock better but its a bit louder because it has a blower fan type of cooler.

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460 is an overclock monster..I wouldn't bother with iti f you don't plan to OC
Don't you mean ATI? and the 6850 can overclock just as good.
    
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In terms of single card performance:

5850 -> 6850/GTX 460.

However, the 6850 is better than both in crossfire, so if you're tempted to crossfire further down the road, the 6850 is an awesome buy. It's about equal to sli'd GTX 470's, marginally beating cfx 5850's with less heat and power.
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£150 for a GTX460? Save another £40 and get a GTX480.

Massive performance increase.
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£150 for a GTX460? Save another £40 and get a GTX480.

Massive performance increase.
Or £130 for a 460/HD 6850.
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I can't save. It's being bought for me. Plus I'm wary of PSU requirements, whether it'll fit, and whether my room will spontaneously combust from the temperature increase. I'm thinking 5850 now.
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