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post #11 of 26
Sell both, buy a better GPU.
     
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post #12 of 26
Sell both and get 460/560 and SLi them?
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post #13 of 26
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Originally Posted by Zdogg7 View Post
The 480 isn't faster And the crossfire scaling on the 5870 is better.
look here

it is definitely faster, maybe not as efficient, but definitely faster
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post #14 of 26
Sell both, while you can still get a good amount of $$$ back for them, and buy something else.
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post #15 of 26
Wasn't there a motherboard which allowed you to combine an ATi card with an Nvidia one?
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post #16 of 26
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Originally Posted by SheepMoose View Post
Wasn't there a motherboard which allowed you to combine an ATi card with an Nvidia one?
it will work with a motherboard that has the lucid hydra chip, but it is not very efficient yet, hopefully it will get there one day
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post #17 of 26
Yeah the MSI Big Bang Fuzion board with the Lucid Hydra chip (or any other board with this chip), performance wasn't great though with mixed cards. Not sure if it has improved with newer drivers.
 
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post #18 of 26
Keep the 480, it can handle PhysX which to me...if you're a gamer really does create more of an immersive experience. You can sell the 5870. Or sell both and buy your self a 500 series nVidia GPU.
    
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post #19 of 26
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Originally Posted by Rakhasa View Post
Step 1: Sell both
Step 2: Sell your body
Step 3: Continue with Step 2 until 900 USD has been made
Step 4: Buy GTX590
Step 5: Burn said GTX 590.........in safe mode
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post #20 of 26
Sell the 5870 and buy a lot of beer with the money.
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