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as the subject states. How do these cards http://www.compusa.com/applications/...36_66340_66340 compare the EVGA GTX460 SE? In fact how do the HD 6000 series compare the my card? And what about the HD 5000 series?
Edited by mwl5apv - 3/12/11 at 11:24am
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as the subject states. How do these cards http://www.compusa.com/applications/...36_66340_66340 compare the EVGA GTX460 SE? In fact how do the HD 6000 series compare the my card? And what about the HD 5000 series?
The 6850 Is better. Compared to other radeons the gtx is worse than 5850,5870,6870,6970,6950 and trades blows with the 5830 and is better than anything below it

Edit: didnt see the se, the 6850 is defiantly better
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post #3 of 24
460 SE is crap.
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SLOW EDITION is a no go, the 6850 ftw
post #5 of 24
the SE is a tuned down 460 or as reload_x said slow edition so the 6850 would win
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post #6 of 24
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reason i am asking is because i still have a couple weeks before my 30 day return policy is up with the 460 and im thinking about returning iot and buying a 6850 as it is only 10$ more than what i paid for the 460. I love the 460 but the upgrade bug is biting lol.

Also

-what nvidia card is the 6850 comparable to?
-Am I correct in saying the HD 6000 series cards are better than the 5000 series cards? Im new to ATI and their categories/card ratings. Is it the higher the number the better the card?
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post #7 of 24
Which brand? Doesn't matter. Whichever you like the best, honestly. Just not HIS.

Which card is a 6850 comparable to? A 460 768MB. It beats that, though. It fits right between the 460 768 and the 1GB.
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now which ati cards would be better than the 460? As I stated above, im not sure about how the number thing goes with ati cards.
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post #9 of 24
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reason i am asking is because i still have a couple weeks before my 30 day return policy is up with the 460 and im thinking about returning iot and buying a 6850 as it is only 10$ more than what i paid for the 460. I love the 460 but the upgrade bug is biting lol.

Also

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-Am I correct in saying the HD 6000 series cards are better than the 5000 series cards? Im new to ATI and their categories/card ratings. Is it the higher the number the better the card?
5850 and 5870 are better than the 6850 and 6870, how much did u pay for the 460? And where are u located we can probably help u get a good deal on the ati or whatnot
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i paid $150 for the 460 at my local CompUSA. It also had a $25 MIR with it. I also live in the chicago area in IL. Specifically Itasca, zip-code 60143 which is a northwest suburb of chicago.

Now why are the 5850's and 5870's better than the 6000 series cards? And what nvidia cards do they compare in performance to? And I would preferably like to buy something at either CompUSA/Tiger Direct, Fry's or Microcenter(Westmont location if your looking at their website). Microcenter DOES pricematch with newegg as well so thats more-so a preferance for a better possible price.
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