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6850 vs 5850 for eyefinity?

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So my brother has his heart set on getting eyefinity and gave me a budget of around $250 for the hardware+ two more monitors. I cant decide whether a 6850 or a 5850 would be better for eyefinity on 1360 X 768 monitors. The 5850 is $10 more.

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Check out the new released Sapphire Xtreme 5850, the price gonna be probably extra ordinary, if you got a tight budget.
    
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i believe the 6850 is faster
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Check out the new released Sapphire Xtreme 5850, the price gonna be probably extra ordinary, if you got a tight budget.
Thanks. looks like a good deal. Might go with that.
    
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