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post #31 of 48
I also vote for the CF 5770 option. or a GTX 460 or a cheap 465 (sometimes you can unlock a 465 to a 470). If it is casual, like myself, then a CF5770 is really a good and cheap option.
I have a 5750 and it gets in the low 40FPS (1440x900) so in 1080p i would expect a 5750 to play in the 30FPS range on crysis...are you sure you haven't somehow underclocked your card?
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Any of the MSI twin fan GTX 460 1gb card's beat any ATI card im a AMD/ATI fanboy thou.

ALSO THEY ARE VERY VERY CHEEP! :\\

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127534

you can overclock to the speeds of a stock GTX 480/570
I got my GTX560 for cheaper than that, and let me tell you that it will outperform that GTX460 handily however much that 460 is overclocked. Sorry, but that is just terrible advice.
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While the 6850 is a step-up,I wouldn't bother unless you go atleast to a 6870 or 6950 1GB optimally.On the green side the 560ti.
good buy-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127560
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I'm super into my 6950 so far by Sapphire. I was able to pick one up will call for $260, and I am so impressed by what it can take so far. Absolutely chews through everything, and seems to perform even better with AMD's 11.4 preview drivers. Also the shader unlock is a cool trick to benchmark to, although I really don't see to much difference in performance. I'm a little scared to flash 6970 BIOS to my card though, some differences in memory timing exist between the two I believe.

If you can cough up $260-$280, I highly recommend the 6950! I'm gonna crossfire these babies!
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The best purchase you can get at the moment is an HIS 6950 1GB for only $200 on newegg. (After $14.99 MIR)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-361-_-Product

There's no reason to buy a 6870 when the 6950 trumps it for just $20 more.
If you could give us your budget though we'd be able to help you out a bit more.
    
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I currently have a 5770, but I feel that it is not enough. I need something with a little more power. Right now, I can run Crysis at Medium settings with 25-30 FPS. I wouldn't mind a card which will run Crysis at Very High with 25 FPS.

I play games every once in a while, and I enjoy having better graphics. I just want an "overkill" card. Something which will run my games at very high at 1080p.

What would you guys recommend?
I have the same card as you and almost the same specs. I can run crysis 1 and 2 maxed out :S Maybe your HDD is to slow? I get around 40-FPS if is lagging why dount you just overclock your GPU, and CPU.
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6950 unclock.
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I have the same card as you and almost the same specs. I can run crysis 1 and 2 maxed out :S Maybe your HDD is too slow? I get around 40-FPS if is lagging why don't you just overclock your GPU, and CPU.
What resolution are you running on? AA and AF settings?
Do you mean Crysis Warhead and Crysis 2, or the original Crysis?
    
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post #39 of 48
6850 for 150 after rebate
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6950 for 200 after rebate

For "casual" gamer without multi-screen setup this would be the max that you can reasonably justify!!! If you are rolling in $$$$ go for 6990



Just thought of something: is it possible to crossfire 5770 and 6850?
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Was this the full retail copy or demo? Is there any difference in performance between the two?
i was talking about full versions of crysis and crysis warhead
crysis 2 i have not tested full nor the demo version
but as it seems crysis2 is not as demanding as the first two sequels
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