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I have a FAULTY RMA that has gone back twice now and thanks to yall I have fought for my rights and have had them fix there mess up and even pay for the SHIPPING which is the professional and correct thign to do... There now giving me (not easy)(took time and lot of effort and bickering) giving me the option of 5830 for my 4890 RMA and i had my 4890s in crossfire so now they are obligated to switch otu both for 2 brand new 5830's... PROS and CONS about this? shoudl i just have them send me a good 4890? or are these significanty better chips that run colder and overclock better? XFX CARD btw... pretty decent customer service in the long run!!!
    
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I own a 5830. Its an awesome GPU. The performance is relatively similar.


However, if XFX is going to replace them both, why not let them? New Dx11 GPU's are always fun
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I'd take the 5830 for the extra goodies.
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Go for it, sell the other card and enjoy the DX11 effects. Also the 4890 is 2 generations behind, so a free upgrade is worth it.
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It's all pros man
The 5830 is a better performer with all the 5xxx series advantages over the 4xxx - DX11, lower TDP, etc etc
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post #6 of 14
I'd say get the 5830
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I would ask for a reference 6850 instead.
    
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try haggling your way to a 5870
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jaguarbamf View Post
I would ask for a reference 6850 instead.
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Originally Posted by jy360 View Post
try haggling your way to a 5870

Beggars can't be choosers.
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Beggars can't be choosers.
a 6850 is a bit of a downgrade BTW
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