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I too am sticking with my CF'd 5770's in one of my PCs, they are fast enough to run almost anything out there decently. Honestly, even one 5770 is decent. I used a 128Mb Radeon 9800 Pro in my gaming PC from 2003 to 2009 (yes I was poor), and a 5770 was to me an absolute monster of an upgrade. I'd say wait until you get a 200-300% performance bump with whatever you decide to upgrade to and get the most for your upgrade dollar.
Correct,

That way your not playing the catch-up game with every new card release.

Sure saves on being able to upgrade other areas of your rig.
Bought my SSD.
As to the Radeon Pro still have one in a box and have the Radeon 9800Pro XT
in my old PIII win 98se machine I use for old games

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Here's mine and good to go for awhile.

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Digging that set up, how does the CF serve you in terms of gaming. I'm not having many problems but people are always grieving about CF problems.
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Digging that set up, how does the CF serve you in terms of gaming. I'm not having many problems but people are always grieving about CF problems.
Rock solid and has been from the start.

Can take the card clocks and voltage higher but no reason to do it.
They are Ref XFX cards and clock and volt like crazy.
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I moved from Crossfire 5770s to one 6950 and the performance increase was noticeable.
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I moved from Crossfire 5770s to one 6950 and the performance increase was noticeable.
Ya,

And when I jump to the 7xxx card or cards really be noticeable: While
starting with a card can get another like it to CF if I want.

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I have had a 5770 and then now a 6950 ... (tried the dual 570 sli)

the 6950 is the best bang for the buck! (I am back to the 6950 lol 1g now! and love it and i am running 3 LCDs on it and game and wtch movies at the smae time
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I have had a 5770 and then now a 6950 ... (tried the dual 570 sli)

the 6950 is the best bang for the buck! (I am back to the 6950 lol 1g now! and love it and i am running 3 LCDs on it and game and wtch movies at the smae time
As to the three Lcd's, Thats a whole different ballgame.

If had Hi-Rez or multi's would have had to jump.
Run one 1920x1200 26" Sammy and no problemo


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post #28 of 40
playing at 1600x1050 i have seen no difference going from 5770s to 6970... Only thing that changes was heat and noise, simple as that...
So depending of the res you play, ( i havent seen what you play at) you may just skip the all 6xxx series and grab a 7xxx
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I moved from Crossfire 5770s to one 6950 and the performance increase was noticeable.
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I have 2 5770s and have had the second for about a year now and love them. Only problem is I'm runing eyefinity so it may suffer a little in games like BF3, crysis, and metro. I still run BF3 at high 5760x1080 though with great frame rates. Havent used a frame counter but it feels natural enough.

It's really kinda late to be getting a 6950 for the price right now so I'd suggest a second 5770 and buy a 7xxx/8xxx later to replace it.
    
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