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I don't think I'll have any issues with the new 6870 and if I do I'll share my troubles with OCN.

The 5850 I had would not work with any of the drivers I used. Flickering on every occasion and chance it got. So what I did was put in a GTX 570 and walla everything worked just fine. I've been down this road once before. Not going back.
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Its a decent card, I went from dual 5850s to dual 6870s and it was worth it.
 
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Im happy with my single 6870, its more than enough for my HTPC.
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Originally Posted by kairi_zeroblade View Post
its almost a sidegrade but the card has a new architecture and sure do it will perform better with Tessellation featured games..
+1..well said and very true. I'm sure I'll be a man once installed and getting my game on like before.
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post #15 of 15
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Meh, 5850 to 6870 is more or less a sidegrade. If you had issues with your old card, you more than likely will have issues with your new one. Unless the problem was 5850-specific, which is a very rare case.

And yes, your PSU is more than capable for crossfire.
Just wanted to let you know my 6870 hasn't had one single issue since installed using the 11.4 drivers. It's been way solid for me since I got rid of my 5850. I'm very pleased with it so far.
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