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post #11 of 14
5870,nice cards,had 4 to date,all good overclockers and play pretty much everything at impressive settings.
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post #12 of 14
+1 HD5870. I had a 4870x2 for a week before I returned it. It sounded like a 747 taking off.
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post #13 of 14
another +1 for the 5870 they're nice cards.
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post #14 of 14
Just don't get the 4870X2.

While they're great performers... they don't last very long.

First one of mine lasted 1.5 yrs, had to RMA that; the RMA'd one lasted 3 months.
 
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