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PowerColor HD5870, or a MSI 560 TI?
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If you're looking at the 560 you might as well be looking at the 6950 for comparison.

EDIT: Oh just saw that you have the 5870 right now... Regardless, I don't see any reason to upgrade, the difference would be minimal.
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The 560ti is better. Why?

-newer tech
-faster
-less power consumption
-CUDA
-PhysX
-less heat (especially on a Twin Frozr II)
-better drivers
    
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560 hands down. 5870 is an older generation that can be compared with the GeForce 400 series. But I agree with Alphonze if your willing to pay for a 560 the 6950 is a much better option for the same price.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tryagainplss View Post
The 560ti is better. Why?

-newer tech
-faster
-less power consumption
-CUDA
-PhysX
-less heat (especially on a Twin Frozr II)
-better drivers
-AMD doesn't support 5xxx series anymore really for drivers.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tryagainplss View Post
The 560ti is better. Why?

-newer tech
-faster
-less power consumption
-CUDA
-PhysX

-less heat (especially on a Twin Frozr II)
-better drivers
unless you fold, use apps that use CUDA or play mirrors edge all day, those two reasons are pointless.

yes twin frozr is beast! (one of my 5830s has it)
full load at 65C? YES!!!!!
my XFX one loads at 90C :/ i need to set manual fan settings for it lol.
there is no real reason to upgrade. heck, you might as well go CF like i did
    
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