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Is the 6790 suppose to be better then my 6850? The 6790 has a higher core and memory clock then the 6850. Should I pick up a 6790?
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6790 may have higher core clock, but doesnt have as many CORES.
besides, naming suggest that the 6850>6790 :/
6790 is aimed at the GTS550
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Originally Posted by Djmatrix32;13015134 
Is the 6790 suppose to be better then my 6850? The 6790 has a higher core and memory clock then the 6850. Should I pick up a 6790?

NOPE 6790 is barely an Increase over the 5770, last I checked 6850 outperforms the GTX 450/460/550. You could also look into a 5850(If you plan to get two GPU's go 6XXX series) or 6870.

http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum/hardware-canucks-reviews/42228-amd-radeon-hd-6790-1gb-review-11.html
    
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