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I am from Serbia, an HD6870 here costs around 210-230 euro.
Ok, personally I went from a HD4850 to a HD5850 and the performance increase is pretty nice. It's also quite overclockable and the Twin Frozr is a good cooler.
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or get a gtx 460 hawk? better tessalation than the 5850, nearly as powerfull and cheaper. but better in sli than the 5850
    
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no..must go 6850 for %40 more performance

must go 6870 for %60 more performance...(nearly same with 5850 but 6xxx series better on directx11 and tessellation)
Where did you get those numbers. I've seen nothing that would make me think that a 6870 had 60% more performance. Nor that a 6850 could even think about outperforming a 5850.
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/291?vs=295


Grobi you won't be disappointed in a 5850. If that LG monitor in your sig is 1680 X 1050 like I suspect then you shouldn't have any problems maxing most games out with a 5850.
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I saw a massive increase in performance going from a 4870 -> 5850, so from a 4850 it'll be night and day.

IMO it's not worth getting the 68xx series. The extra cash for slightly better tessellation isn't worth it. Once ATi optimise tessellation for the 58xx's, there'll be no noticable difference anyway, other than the 100Euros sat in your pocket
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Originally Posted by Juliancahillane View Post
or get a gtx 460 hawk? better tessalation than the 5850, nearly as powerfull and cheaper. but better in sli than the 5850
The GTX460 HAWK here is around 35 euros more expensive. :S

Thanks for the comments, guys!
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