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Cheapest GFX Card for 1080P and Gaming!

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I want to know what is the cheapest best performing GFX card that will run games like Crysis 2, Black Ops etc.... New Gen Games @ Max Settings 1080P W/ Filtering and all that stuff. I was thinking a 6950 Unlocked to a 6970 but if I can get something cheaper I will go with that.

5870s were going for $200 tops for 1GB models but I'll see what you guys have to say before I make a final decision.

I am going from a 4890 so playing Crysis 2 @ 1600x900 on High settings I get 60-70 Frames Stable and on Very High I get around 50ish fps sometimes low 40s. On Extreme I barely break even 30 fps lol.
    
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Either a 5870 or a 6870. 6870 can tesselate better and will have better driver support, however the 5870 is 4-5fps in games on average at 1080p.
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